if the Government filter out MA15+ games, and ban any games not classified, what happens to World of Warcraft? What about social spaces like Second Life? How about iPhone games and Facebook apps? MySpace? a Job for Government 2.0 Taskforce methinks.
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…
*warning potential linkbait post coming up. Heh. I’m noticing a disturbing trend of large well known companies who invite passionate Web 2.0 evangelists, or knowledgeable bloggers or bumbling social network strategists (me) to “meetings” to discuss “potential” working arrangements. These companies then proceed to question, prod, probe and otherwise force themselves on the (usually) solo…
I rang a friend of mine (male) and gushed that I was quoted in a Web 2.0 article in May’s edition of Vogue Australia (Is your life better online? by Cathrin Schaer). He rang me back a little bit later, most miffed. “There’s NO photos of you, and the magazine is full of ADS!!” Bless….
I’m sooo sorry but this groovy bloggy will be a little unloved this week. I’m busy preparing materials for my Marketing Into Online Communities course at the University of Sydney CCE this week. There’s a few places left if you have Friday free. Don’t YOU pay for it – get the company to cough up….
Anyone out there in blogland read Crikey? I’ve had their trial e-mail newsletter for 2 weeks, and now they want me to cough up the dosh to subscribe. So a) is it good enough and b)is this a model I want to support? User-pays online is rarely successful, its better to look at another model….
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