AudioBoo has me excited. It fills a gap, it's a missing link, and while we wait for a good quality audio/video (maybe VideoBoo) on an non-jailbroken iPhone.. This is going to keep me more than occupied. Audioboo is an audio blogging platform in the shape of an iPhone app that was in private beta in January but is now available free of charge right now in the app store. I first got wind of it … [Read more...] about AudioBoo
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
The Documentally podcast in it's iTunes form started in 2006, i started video blogging and using twitter in 2007 but it was 2008 that felt like social media really took off for me. Maybe because I felt like I was no longer just a photographer. My ability to take photos and document things was now just one shade on a growing multimedia palette of skills that had community in mind. I guess things … [Read more...] about 2008 a journey with friends
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.
Thomson Reuters hosted a NewsMaker event on the present economic crisis and in addition to it's regular text, streaming video and picture coverage, they opened up their doors and minds to social media. In addition to making live and edited video content available worldwide over the web, myself (@Documentally) and Mike Atherton (@sizemore) were given unprecedented access to the event and asked … [Read more...] about PM in the AM