The Social Web becomes the Intelligent Web. What with Tom Tom selling our GPS data to the police that then book us for speeding, and facial recognition connecting our faces to our social networks and the privacy implications that entails, are we thinking enough about the big issues in our rush to upload, tag and […]
What is the value of a Facebook Like? What is the $$ figure for a Facebook Fan? What is a Twitter Follower worth? What is the value of a Tweet or reTweet? Last week I bought a coupon for Zumba classes from one of the daily deal sites. I received a 50% discount but there […]
Playstation and other online communities have been hacked. Probably millions of credit cards stolen. PR crisis anyone?
How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community, on Facebook? Shut the Page down, ban the commenter, suck up to them? How about a bitchy tweet on Twitter? Fight with them? Ignore them? Promise to do better? Many social media guidelines have a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to addressing negative […]
Want to monitor a Brand Page like CocaCola or Facebook’s Marketing Page on iGoogle or another RSS reader? It can be done but it’s not easy.
Such a sad story – 13 month old son dies while mother is playing Cafe World on the online community Facebook. GREELEY, Colo. – A northern Colorado woman who was playing a game on Facebook while her 13-month-old baby drowned in a bathtub was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison. Shannon Johnson, 34, of […]
Recently, in an online community I am involved in, the members decided to get together in real life (IRL). Nothing unusual in that, around 20.1% of social network members that meet online will meet offline each year. Think tweetups (twitter meetups) and you’ve got the idea. So the group booked a venue interstate, a dinner, […]
How do services like the Police engage in Social Media and online communities? Well the South Australian Police force have released a social media news site. In some respects the Police site usurps crime beat reporting in newspapers by using only “if it bleeds it leads” articles, as all the news is about crimes such […]