How to transfer a video from Google Drive and sync it with YouTube. 2016 Living in Australia in a backward internet country in 2016, I have to find little tricks so that small video files (less than 5 minutes long and 100mb) don’t take hours to upload to wherever I need them to be – […]
What is Neknominate? And Should we ask an American company (Facebook, Google) to censor Australians citizens that are doing stupid but not illegal stuff? If we hand our sovereignty over to Facebook and Google (I don’t include Twitter as they have already rolled over and made no attempt to protect our privacy), should we get pissy if Saudi, China and Korean Governments demand the same?
Will Google Plus fold YouTube, Gmail and Places into Google Plus? Suddenly 1.5 billion users on one platform, with one page to manage. Good or no? Oh, and it suddenly screws with your SEO (search engine optimisation) and SMO (social media optimisation) in ways that you can only imagine.
When Karen Huff (senior citizen) was bullied on a bus, the guy Max Sidorov that found the video on Facebook, reposted it to Indiegogo (a social fundraising site) and named and shamed the school involved. He wanted to raise money for Karen to have a vacation – well, $600,000 dollars later (and still a month to go), Karen will get a vacation of a lifetime!
I‘ve rebranded my Social Media Business podcast last week – let me know what you think! This episode: social network for arty crafty types Etsy.com makes $400m, massively multiplayer online game World of Warcraft makes 1.2 billion (but still deletes my account!). Also, we managed the Junior Masterchef online communities (Facebook, blogs, forums) and keeping […]
YouTube Symphony Sydney Opera House Online Community Makes Music! Imagine The X Factor but the auditions are held online, the music is classical and The London Symphony Orchestra and others “judge” the YouTube videos on the players precision and tone. Well, The Sydney Opera House hosted 25 million people (most of them online!) last night […]
If someone puts up a video on the social network YouTube saying that God is Good and teaching Japan not to be heathens by sending them an earthquake for Lent do you think: oh that’s so right! wot a nutjob! a fake – like LonelyGirl or some other prank. Attention seeking viral campaign thingie. UPDATE: […]
Getup in Australia has had women in Australia speak election candidate Tony Abbott’s words – to an interesting effect. The long tail of political comment are not forgiven by the community if they are not addressed in a timely fashion.