June 25, 2012
It’s often said that people’s problems with Social Media are actually problems with people. So when Louise Mensch launched Menshn.com last week and cited her “frustrations” with Twitter it’s curious to find out exactly what she’s got up her sleeve. The Tory MP for Corby called for Social Networks such as Twitter and Facebook to […]
June 7, 2012
A nice combination of a bank holiday and my pay-day and I find myself completing the four-day weekend with a new pair of white trainer-pumps and some light blue Levis Jeans for summer. What ended with me entering my pin using my index finger actually began with my index finger poised above the left mouse […]
May 24, 2012
Comments Off on 2017: Facebook’s Future Demise
Why are we questioning the future of Facebook now? Mark Zuckerberg has seemingly wore a hoody since 2003 – why is that now an issue? Facebook has had lawsuits taken against it before, why are we plotting on its demise now? Why are we now doubtful of the potential financial growth of Facebook?
May 10, 2012
Comments Off on The Guardian Facebook App – Redefining ‘Trending’?
Earlier this morning I noticed an article appear in my news feed from the Guardian Facebook reader app described as ‘Trending’. I’ve long thought of Guardian as one the earliest of traditional news sources to truly ‘get’ Social Media. Whilst other publications seem to be concerning themselves with ‘trolls’ The Guardian seems to be getting […]
July 31, 2011
Comments Off on Why #reasonstobeatyourgirlfriend Proves Twitter’s Capacity for Good
Over the weekend I spotted something trending on Twitter which hit that magical balance between being trendy and being worthwhile. Either on purpose or by accident the hashtag #reasonstobeatyourgirlfriend might well do more for the issue of domestic abuse than any print or TV ad campaign. (So as not to get side tracked I’ll try […]
July 12, 2011
Comments Off on Google+ Irony
Do you think it’s ironic that the launch of Google+ (already estimated 10 million members) could have been massively aided by the social networks and sharing tools/ platforms that Facebook essentially built and developed.