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Social Media – it’s not the Wild West after all.

November 13, 2012

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If there is one good thing to come out of the Newsnight fiasco, which resulted in the irresponsible and inaccurate smearing of Lord McAlpine on social networks, it’s the challenge to the long-held assumption that Tweeting or blogging defamatory or…

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Future trends in social media and social networks

March 2, 2012

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Cross-posted from Collabor8now blog I recently co-presented a session for NetIKX on “future trends in social media & social networks” with Geoffrey Mccaleb, with a solo follow-up Webinar for the Knowledge and Innovation Network (KIN). The content …

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Social Media: Exploiting Knowledge in Networks

September 29, 2011

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There are still some places available on the “Exploiting Knowledge in Networks” training event next week, Tuesday 4th October. The training focuses on use of Social Media tools to support Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) and self development. T…

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Twitter celebrates its 5th anniversary with a new video

March 23, 2011

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AN4_N5N52U?wmode=transparent]

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Amazon Android App Store Revealed

March 21, 2011

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URL: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/03/amazon-android-a…Amazon’s Android App Store, which was announced back in September, will be an alternative to Google’s own App Store, and is reported to be curated more like Apple’s App Store: Amazon w…

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Founder of Digg resigns

March 20, 2011

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Kevin Rose, founder of the Digg social media website has resigned. Confirmation if any were needed of the fickle nature of social web users. However, user loyalty was sorely tested by the radical new design of the site which appeared to have been …

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Google going in Circles?

March 15, 2011

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More intrigue about Google’s supposedly new social networking service “Circles”. There was previous speculation that they were working on a ‘Facebook killer’ social networking service called “Google Me”. The same thing? I would imagine they’ll wan…

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A gentle introduction to Twitter

March 9, 2011

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A gentle introduction to Twitter. Thanks to @carlhaggerty for spotting this, and to @nancywhite for a great double act! Nancy & Suzy_INTRO TO TWITTER from CommunityMatters on Vimeo.

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Mozilla launches ‘open’ app store.

March 8, 2011

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Web applications are simply Web sites with an accompanying configuration file. This file contains extra information necessary to install the Web app, which in some instances may make it available when there’s no network connection. Google’s We…

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Fake social media friends to promote propoganda

February 26, 2011

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For most savvy users of social media, this article won’t come as any surprise. After all, the ability to bulk-create false personas has been with the hackers and marketeers (now I come to think of it, an apt bracketing of these folk) for some time…

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