Browsing All posts tagged under »social media«

Back in the Confessional…

March 4, 2011


Why does it feel like a session in the church’s confessional whenever you get back into blogging after a prolonged period of absence? “WordPress forgive me for have been absent. It’s been two months and several days since the last time I posted. I have dishonored you by worshipping other social media sites. I have […]

Plugging away at the Starbucks

December 22, 2010


There’s a line in The Grand Spectacular’s riff on hipsters, Being a dickhead is cool, that goes “pluggging on my laptop at the Starbucks down the road”. The song itself is love/hate ode to hipsters in the UK and probably around the world. Today I’ve spent several hours working on my mac at a Starbuck […]

A question of self…

December 8, 2010


  Cover via Amazon For the past couple of months I have been reading varios books on social media (3 in particular): Erik Qualman‘s S   ocialnomics, Mitch Joel‘s Six Pixels of Separation, Damian Ryan and Calvin Jones’ Understanding Digital Marketing, and Brian Solis‘ Engaged (ok this one I am listening to as an audio […]

So Facebook has revamped its messaging service…

November 16, 2010


The news was barely out and already the social media-sphere was a buzz with Mark Zuckerberg‘s announcement that Facebook‘s messaging service was getting a much needed revamp. Some commenters went with the usual “I don’t care” and “it won’t work” tirade because Google Wave did before and while that makes sense, because the service will be […]

Journalism identity in a digital world

October 22, 2010


About a week ago I was sifting through the usual links from the organizations I follow on Facebook when a post from NPR radio caught my eye. The article essentially questioned the validity of journalism schools in a time when Twitter, Facebook and other social media are used to acquire news. Of course you have to […]