Twitter and Facebook Profile Images: Already Optimized? Or Is There Room For Improvement?

In doing research on images on the web, I came to a surprising realization:  Social media profile pictures are not always fully optimized!  I had assumed that once a social media giant received your profile photo upload - they would optimize it to fully ensure a fast load time for their sites/apps/apis/etc.  But, I kept … Continue reading Twitter and Facebook Profile Images: Already Optimized? Or Is There Room For Improvement?

The Distance Your Content Travels is Related to How Fast it Loads OR  Why I’m Glad the Maine Library System is not a CDN

There is a copious list of case studies and research that consistently demonstrates that the faster your webpage or application loads, the happier your customers are. (The newest and coolest studies can often be found with the #perfmatters hashtag on Twitter).  Tools like AT&T’s Video Optimizer can help you examine the content you are sending, … Continue reading The Distance Your Content Travels is Related to How Fast it Loads OR  Why I’m Glad the Maine Library System is not a CDN