How was you told that the last person that you were very close to died? When a work colleague died I remember receiving a group email, shocking but at least there were others around in the office to look to for support. In the age of social networking there is every possibility that you could … More Should Facebook have a Death Wish list?
Twitter Mashups are arriving at the plenty. With some you struggle to see their worth, but recently I have discovered some that I can immediately see some clear uses for: Dwigger threads Twitters and enables users to vote on tweets. I really like the fact you can also filter down for a selection of areas (the UK being one, New York another). Twitter Grader may … More Twideas for Twitter
When talking to politicians and business people about improving their presence on-line the most often response I receive is ‘I do not have the time’. With Posterous they no longer have an excuse. Many are put off by long sign up forms, email authentication, resizing of images and general complication with getting to know how … More Now anyone* can blog with Posterous
I have been a great fan of Twitter for sometime, however lots of copy cat sites keep popping up and today I checked out identi.ca the latest that had come to my attention. Signing up is not as easy as it could be. The sign up form does not include any dynamic verification so that … More Getting an identi.ca
There are thousands of social media sites, which for someone who hasn’t even got a Facebook profile must be overwhelming. Whilst I have written about creating a profile network I realise that to start with many politicians will need to take a few ‘baby’ steps into the realm of social media and enabling their constituents … More Five Social Media must do for politicians
Twitter is an excellent tool. It is a quick and easy way to let your friends know what you are doing without insisting that they have to visit Facebook to see your current status. Because it is a micro-blog entries take no longer than to send a text message. For politicians Twitter is an easy … More Twhirl your Twitter
I recently joined http://www.iminta.com where I was so early in joining I managed to get the username Christopher! Iminta helps bring together all your content that you contribute to the internet in one place, so if you have a blog – upload your photographs on photobucket – your video’s to YouTube – your updates to … More Bringing it all together – Iminta
Many politicians are familiar with being called a twit, as would be some front line staff of many organisations large and small. Not many would be familiar with the term ‘Twitter’. So what is twitter, and should you be twittering? Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service allowing members to send updates which are … More Are you a twit or a twitter?