Social Media: Social TV and building audience communities online

Just around the corner is a whole new world of social TV. Social media meets traditional content – audiences become online community members. Social networks around TV.

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Facebook Lite: Twacebook, 3rd world countries and Australia

Facebook lite is a version of Facebook currently being trialled in 3rd world countries with poor broadband – And Australia. Embarrassed yet?

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Australia: Bans, Filters and Government 2.0 Taskforce

if the Government filter out MA15+ games, and ban any games not classified, what happens to World of Warcraft? What about social spaces like Second Life? How about iPhone games and Facebook apps? MySpace? a Job for Government 2.0 Taskforce methinks.

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Australia: Government: ABC SBS Review Digital Economy

Pfft. It’ll never catch on… (image: Duke.edu) You’ve got until THIS Friday to have your say. That’s the way it works, don’t shoot me, I’m just the messenger: On 16 October 2008, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, announced the release of a discussion paper aimed at stimulating ideas…

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Australia: KevinPM Web 1.0 site

For a second, I thought he was self gagging a protest on Minister for No-Broadband Stephen Conroy’s ISP filter plan #nocleanfeed. KevinPM is not Web 2.0. Web 2.0 is about social media. I’ts not about using social networks to push agency media, nor is it one way “PM to voter”. Web 2.0 is interaction PM…

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Australia: Internet Filter Protest

Please place your foto on Flickr, use tag nocleanfeed so I can find it HERE. Lots of brouhaha at the moment over the internet filters. As opposition grows against the Government’s controversial plan to censor the internet, the head of one of Australia’s largest ISPs has labelled the Communications Minister the worst we’ve had in…

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Australia: National Innovation System NIS Review

LONG LIVE Recommendation 7.14 “… content funded by Australian governments … should be made freely available over the internet ” (as long as you don’t want to quote/discuss it, one assumes). A few days ago, the National Innovation System Review came out. I have had it open on my desktop for a while trying to…

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O3B -The Other 3 Billion

Google has gone into partnership with the ubiquitous cable magnate John Malone and the bank HSBC to give internet access to people in Africa and other nations via LEO satellites. Financial Times: They will today announce an order for 16 low-earth orbit satellites from Thales Alenia Space, the French aerospace group, as the first stage…

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