Tag: Seesmic

  • Friend Feed and Twitter – an experiment

    I followed a reasonably heated Friend Feed debate-thread some days ago. It was initiated by someone complaining about Twitter ‘crap’ appearing in the Friend Feed Home feed and supposedly diverting or undermining ‘meaningful’ threaded conversation; it was clearly a gate-keeper post by someone who felt Friend Feed’s real strength was being diluted by these disembodied…

  • Twitter … a whale of a tale

    Perhaps it’s only me, but has anyone else noticed the sudden ‘arrival’ of Twitter as the mainstage social media player in the past week or so? It’s a must-have app it seems. There has been a flurry of activity and chatter which has included the creation of a niche blog called TwiTip. Problogger Darren Rowse,…

  • “Remember, remember the 4th of November … ” Seesmix on that election

    Here’s a little keeper video, a collage of Seesmic users on election day in the US. There’s comment and reaction from others around the world. Nice job from the editorial team. PS I make a fleeting appearance. Spot me if you can. Seesmix: November 6th 2008

  • Social media as the news

    The last couple of posts on this blog have been stimulated by the scope and very public use of social media as tools during the US Presidential election campaign. This morning I shared some discussion on Seesmic with two contacts, one in the US, one in the UK. We chatted about the way the BBC…

  • Networks sniffing out social media

    I wrote earlier today As to what’s happening on the ground, we’ve seen the broadcast media folks on television, but a lot of the reporting is using file content that’s hours old … how dull! Enter the ordinary person equipped with a mobile phone and a bit of software … and the reporting landscape changes…

  • Give a damn day

    A few things have been spinning through the learning web of my head this week. The trick of immersing oneself in the stream of ideas, images and chat flowing through the social networking systems I’m plugged into, can lead to a lightbulb, ‘aha’ moment. I had one this morning. It’s the first of the month…