Articles by Kris Holt

Kris Holt

Kris Holt is a Montrealer by way of a small city in Scotland. He has a master’s degree in English and is a former newspaper sub-editor, video games reviewer and sports writer. Aside from being a tech and social media advocate, Kris is a movie nerd, television fiend and likes to think of himself as creative. He would also like you to know he is far less mean then he looks in his photo.

Facebook Rolls Out Live Comments System to All Users

Facebook logo angled You know the drill: Your open Facebook tab flashes to let you know that you have a notification. You switch to the window to discover that someone else has commented on that awesome picture of a cat inside a glass your friend posted earlier. But in order to see the comment, you have to refresh the page. However, in an effort to make all of our social networking... Read more »

Path Introduces Comments System

Path logo On a day where comment systems are undergoing big changes, 'personal' network Path has revealed a new update to its iPhone app, which introduces real-time comments to photo streams. Path Chat builds on the recently-introduced Emotion feature and will allow you to have a conversation with your contacts on your photos and videos (or 'moments' as Path calls them).... Read more »

Picplz Fires Shot at Instagram with API, Analytics Dashboard

Picplz Photo sharing service Picplz has announced the release of its Application Programming Interface for third-party developers, as well as support for Creative Commons licensing and an analytics service for brands. The company has set up a library of jQuery samples which will allow developers to include Picplz's filters when uploading images onto their sites and/or... Read more »

GetGlue Revs Up Partnership with Hit Motoring Show Top Gear

getglue top gear sticker1 Social entertainment check-in network GetGlue has sped up its relationship with BBC America, with the reveal of three new stickers for fast-paced motoring show Top Gear. The humor-filled car show, presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, premieres on BBC America tonight (Monday, Feb. 7) at 9/8c, and checking-in on one of the GetGlue apps or... Read more »