Journalists that raid social networks like Facebook and Twitter, not caring about community, will face a backlash. There is a difference between “exposing the truth” and straight out dirt digging by sourcing content from “open” discussions and taking it out of context to sell advertising. These teachers are suing a newspaper for printing private Facebook […]
Some statistics around Australian use of social networks such as MySpace Facebook Twitter and other social media sites in June 2009.
I’m always interested in Film and TV – and we had an interesting discussion the other night on the social network, Twitter about EPG (Electronic Program Guide). The sheer – and there’s no other word for it but ‘hatred‘ – people have for EPG abuses by TV stations was obvious. It seems that ALL the […]
TOURISM QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA AND OSAMA BIN LADEN Island Reef Job competition: One thing with social media – a lot of companies try to lock it down and make it their media, albeit promoted and pushed into social networks by people. If it doesn’t happen that way, and those darn consumers get involved, you can be […]
I speak sometimes about Olive Riley to people who insist on throwing the “only kids and geeks use social media sites” at me. Olive Riley blogged at http://www.allaboutolive.com.au and was a popular blogger. In the same vein as geriatric1927 on YouTube I guess. The article from SMH (hat tip: Gary Hayes) World’s oldest blogger makes […]
From Isco 72 on Flickr: Isole Maldive, Atollo di Ari, Bathala Hell Yeah: Dreaming of Beach Holidays Posted: 10 Jun 2008 12:22 AM CDT With the winter weather upon us, it seems Australians are looking to escape the cold with a Queensland holiday rather than making the most of the snow fields, with searches for […]
From Strange Maps: For cartophiles, the main problem with this map is not that interviewer Larry King’s head covers most of Europe, or that the bulky figure of his guest, moviemaker Michael Moore, obscures much of America. The problem is not what it hides, but what it misplaces. See the huge island continent of Australia? […]
Caveat: There’s a lot of different ways of slicing and dicing social networks. In this post, I want to show the three fundamental approaches that social networks use for activity around social media. If I was writing about identity, profile and management of friends, it would be a whole different grouping of examples.. I think. […]