Tag: China

Australia – Event: Media 08

Are you going? Media 08Australia’s Annual Report for Digital Professionals.Friday 7th March, 9.00am – 5.30pmJones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont, SydneyAustralia’s leading digital media organisations, Fairfax Digital and X|Media|Lab, bring...

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Australia: Twitter for Business

I asked my network on Twitter (hmm a hundred or so followers?) to research how many companies were running tweets to announce news and links, and name them. They told me to not be so cheeky and do my own research…....

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FYI Network problems – Net Split

N.B. This note appeared two days after the problem started, and one hour before it was resolved. it didn’t appear on the main status page which read ‘green light’ during the entire outage, but in the My Status...

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Baidu versus Google

Snippets from New York Times’ David Barboza article, courtesy of The Ledger Online: Today, Baidu has a market value of $3 billion and operates the fourth-most trafficked Web site in the world. And Baidu is doing what no...

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The Chinese Hero Registry

This Chinese government initiative into online communities appeals to me, but I’m not sure why. After several manic days in The Sims, my sim died when I burnt down my virtual kitchen. If I can’t cook, wash up, clean...

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About Laurel

Laurel Papworth aka SilkCharm connects with 6.8 million people through social media each month and has 11,000 online students studying social media with her. Laurel was named by Forbes Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally and has taught Facebook, Blogging etc at the University of Sydney for 10 years. Laurel: About and Online Courses