Tag Archives: twitter

Please, don’t let this be the future

Seriously, words fail me in trying to describe this. Instead, I will simply reproduce a small sample of the comment this has generated on youtube (where, by the way, the video has notched up an impressive 1,617 dislikes, compared with 248 likes – presumably most of who work for the agency that created it.) “this […]

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Twitpics from Space

Of course I love twitter, but I’m only tweeting things from earth. You have to love that the astronauts  on the international space station can also tweet. Check out some of these twit pics they have sent. Life on the space station looks pretty awesome! Check out plenty more photos at the Telegraph website here. […]

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Facebook v. Twitter Movie trailers

Facebook and twitter. Two social media powerhouses of our time, and now both (sort of) with their own movies. Having seen the facebook film trailer while at the cinema recently, I actually thought that that trailer was a spoof (wrong I was). If you havn’t seen the facebook trailer, watch it first. Then watch this […]

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5 things regulators need to consider before regulating the digital advertising industry

Google getting in trouble with streetview. Facebook attracting the ire of the world’s community (and its regulators) through spectacular own goals like Beacon. Companies like Phorm launching products which sail outrageously close to the wind of reasonable use of data. There are regular examples in the mainstream press which highlight the need for a sensible […]

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5 reasons why I’m learning to love the Vuvuzela

Come on, I mean are they really that bad? Ok, they are. But that does not mean we can’t grow to like them, maybe even love them. The Vuvuzela has inspired so much internet awesomeness, I can’t help but think its actually done some good. Here are some of my personal favourites. Reason 1. Learning […]

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Capturing your Mood

There are lots of ways to organise the information on the web. Google “organise” the world’s information based on revealed and stated (either through search or consumption of content)  preference, interest or need. Facebook gets people to “like” things, and thereby organises the internet’s content via a big “word of mouth” engine (after all, who do you trust more […]

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Why fight?!

A recent piece in CNN written by social media site mashable’s founder Peter Cashmore talked about the battle between facebook and twitter. I know titles are meant to be all controversial and stuff, but “How facebook won the web” implies a level of finality that I think is far from reality. Certainly for now, and for […]

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