Whilst at the first ever 'Network of Networks' entitled Amplified 08. I took the opportunity to question some of the social media practitioners that were there. I asked.. "What is the future of social media?" Thanks to NESTA for hosting such a great event and for all the people who took part. I have embedded the film in Viddler so that if you see yourself you can tag tag your name or leave a … [Read more...] about The Future Of Social Media
Archives for January 2009
On the 25th of September 2008 myself and Matt (@Barnstormed) found ourselves at the first ever Twestival at the Doon Bar, Trafalger Square London. Here is one of the videos we shot that night. On the 12th of February 2009 Twestival really grows up, as cities all around the world will be hosting their own Twestivals bringing together Twitter communities not just to party but this time to raise … [Read more...] about Twestival
The web is generational, progressive. We have truly hit web 2.0. Nowadays we acquire our social-technological skills through the internet, less face-to-face and much more face-to-screen. At school I talked and wrote letters. At Uni and the following years spent traveling, it was email. More recently it is mobile phone, email, text, i.m., forums and v.o.i.p.Most, if not all of my friends today … [Read more...] about Facebook – innocent social networking website or high tech spy network?
Whilst at the Tuttle Club at the ICA in London, I had the pleasure of grabbing a few words with Iain Dodsworth, the creator of Tweet Deck. TweetDeck (as it's website explains) "..is an Adobe Air desktop application that is currently in public beta. It aims to evolve the existing functionality of Twitter by taking an abundance of information i.e twitter feeds, and breaking it down into more … [Read more...] about Talking With TweetDeck
Do politicians really understand how to use social media? Those of us versed in these new ways of online communication know that any political figure who can truly and completely adopt social media methods would have a formidable secret weapon in their arsenal. A weapon that would have to be adopted across all the battling parties or they would quickly fall by the wayside. Obama has come the … [Read more...] about Politics and Social Media.