Balloon-powered Internet access by Google

Have you ever been stuck somewhere with no access to the internet? It sucks, right? The internet is one of the most transformative and educational technologies of modern times. But did you know that for every person in the world who can get online, there are two other people who cannot? Access to a fast, reliable, and affordable internet connection is still out of reach to too many citizens of Earth.

Solving such a geologically challenging problem will require exploring this issue from new angles. So Google is launching a moonshot attempt to provide balloon-powered internet access to all. Yes, balloons, and it’s called Project Loon!

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Easy – easier – the easiest

The easiest way to customize links in your tweets instantly is to use Notlurking. Seriously. Specially, after we’ve created one more theme. We call it “Simple Light”. You can turn it ON in your settings at notlurking.com

We’ve even made a video about this great feature:

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Pop-ups are dead. Long live pop-ups

We’ve stumbled on a curious article written long time ago (Mar 8 2004) by Liane Cassavoy for PCWorld. It says pop-ups are dying slowly. Do you agree?

Pop-up ads, those reviled windows that intrude on your Web surfing, seem to be on the decline. But don’t celebrate yet: New forms of advertising that may be just as annoying and even more intrusive are likely to replace them.

Thwarted by both ISPs and blocking utilities, use of pop-ups has waned over the past year. Internet advertising analysts say Microsoft’s decision to put a pop-up stopper into the next version of Internet Explorer hastens their demise, but no one expects them to disappear soon. And new styles of ads, including screen-grabbing full-motion videos and rich media that overwrite the screen, are starting to appear. Continue reading

Meet our new design

Our designers have done a great job at notlurking.com. Now our main page looks awesome! Just look at these adorable waves and extremely userfriendly layout! Logging in with your Facebook and Twitter accounts is now even easier with great buttons in the header.

New design is a great opportunity to shoot new promo so we couldn’t resist. Check it!

The changes will be about settings menu, we are looking forward to release.

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3 Infographics about Infographics

“What makes a good infographic” by DashBurst – creative design agency.

What Makes a Good Infographic?

“Infographics: why you need them” by Infolicious design agency

Infographic About Infographics

“What is data visualization” by Visual.ly

What is Data Visualization?

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Most popular sites customized by us

We’ve done a small research just for our (and, we hope, your’s) interest and made a list of the most popular sites customized by Notlurking. The Top 6 list is created according to our inside counter.

You can click on each image to open the website.

Peoples Choice: Vote for your favourite movies, actors, actresses etc

 La Eje: Spanish website dedicated to music with live video stream and chat
2012 All K-POP Awards: a website dedicated to Korean Pop-Music and the best artists of 2012 
 Fanbase Awards: a website where you can vote for your favourite artists and performers
Friends Plans: a Turkish Social Network 
 Twittascope: a fancy Horoscope adapted for Tweets
 
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We’re back just as we’ve promised

We’ve had some issues with our Twitter App. It was suspended without an obvious reason  and we had to have a long conversation with Twitter Support about it. But now this unpleasant misunderstandinding is in the past and we are Back on Board!
So you all are welcome to keep using our app and share your opinion with your followers!

Thanks for your patience and understanding
Sincerely your’s
Notlurking Team

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