Bloggers are being incarcerated, tortured, abducted, assassinated every day. No one protects bloggers. Here’s a list and discussion on Australia, politics and social media #HowManyMore
Social Media sites apparently are running AI software that listens to discussions and then can flag the discussion for monitoring. Is this a good or a bad thing? Facebook have caught one predator already. I remember a dozen years ago, a guy in Japan putting up a status update that he was going on a spree kill – and he did. What would you prefer? Civil Rights or Monitoring?
Is it ok to post “First Day Back to School photos” on Facebook? Who will see them? Is it safe – or just “normal”? This morning School Kids across Australia are whining and whinging and generally getting antsy. Lunches made, new books packed in new school bags, iPads for those Santa thought were “nice”, crappy […]
Every day Facebook removes access to 20,000 members under the age of 13 for lying about their age. They lie about their age because under 13’s are not allowed on Facebook. Should Facebook ban them? Given that many young kids are on there to connect with friends and family at a distance – cousins overseas, […]
I headed off to the ABC Studios in Ultimo Sydney for Q and A last night thinking that there would be a high energy after the Four Corners broadcast. And there was. I guess I wanted to know more than anything else this: What else could the money be spent on? Are there solutions that don’t […]
Head of MI6 has fotos placed on Facebook by social networking wife. Social media guidelines for staff do not always extend to family…
I’ve got a good idea. Let’s ban kids from using social networks. Like YouTube in schools. We won’t educate them, we’ll just y’know, stop it. Oh we already ban YouTube? And we have the parents sign that their kids won’t go near social sites? Good. Worked for those sexually adventurous teens in the 50’s didn’t […]
First social media marketing campaigns were in the 80’s and 90’s. I’m looking for some, so if you find any, let me know? Here’s the sort of thing – stuff from 1999 and 2000 pointing out how useful social networks (virtual communities back then) are to marketers and advertisers. AOL UK unveils first CompuServe TV […]