UK Teen Troll and Australian Radio Host – Social Media vs Traditional

Where do our teenagers learn it is fine to trash someone mourning the death of their father? From the media. #StopTheMedia #TrollMedia Compare these two situations: A UK Teen is arrested for making comments about an Olympian diver’s (Tom Daly) father’s death on Twitter and a lauded Australian Radio Host is lauded for making comments in front of Uni students about our Prime Minister’s father’s death.

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Twitter: Haiku and London Train Station Kingsplace

Your mission – go to the social network Twitter, write a haiku about English summer (or their approximation there of), tweet it, with the hashtag (label) of #kingsplace.  From Kinsgplace website: Twitter Welcome to the Great British Summer Haiku Competition! Dear Visitor, Kings Place has teamed up with Network Rail to create the world’s first…

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Not Australia: social networks on mobile

Americans have all-you-can-eat bandwidth to their mobile phones for around 30 bucks a month right? (Mobile Business Magazine) As Facebook, Bebo and eBay top the popularity charts on Vodafone Mobile Internet, Vodafone UK has today changed the way it structures its price plans to include access to the internet and email on their mobile as…

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Job: Digital Communities Manager (London)

Wot the hell is a digital community? Oh well, it’ s all semantics: Digital Communities Manager – Famous brand Are you mad about Facebook, Bebo, MySpace and other social networks ? Are you passionate about building brands online and working out how online, mobile, interactive communities can help grow business ? Are you in a…

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Broadband UK vs Australia

Guess which country – UK or Australia? Oh, ok stupid question. :What’s the max download speed in Australia? Max monthly usage without shaping, for home use (ie not paying corporate rates)?Does anyone in Australia offer free broadband? Around $38 per month – broadband, international calls, line rental. That doesn’t sound too bad to me. Where…

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Australia: Current.tv launch

Who’s handling the launch of the current.tv in Australia, anyone know? I’ve got some ideas – and I don’t want the standard VCAD $1000 bucks for ’em either. 😛 Anyone know the agencies that normally work with Foxtel? I spoke with Kim Williams and he said Foxtel was in discussions with current.tv. That was back…

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Job: Online Communities Editor/Web Editor

For the Brits: Job Details Company Pricejamieson (more jobs) Salary GBP 27,000 – GBP 27,000 Employment Type Permanent Location Central London and West End Country England, United Kingdom Job Reference 16180/1 Job Specification Our client is an exciting leader in their field who is looking to hire an Online Communities Editor.Your aim will be to…

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Protecting Children through Trigger Phrases

John Reid, British Home Secretary had this to say: A”kite mark” standard is being planned by the home secretary to help protect children from internet paedophiles. John Reid told GMTV he planned a system of approved software so parents could feel assured their child was safe from paedophiles while online. He said the idea was…

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