Tag: Social media

  • All the results live: the Matildas on Twitter

    Image via CrunchBase For the rest of us who couldn’t be at Brisbane’s Matilda Awards tonight at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Twitter came to the rescue. Pete Foley (@iusebiro) and Katherine Lyall-Watson (@arts_tart) live-tweeted the event minute by minute. This is where social media used well is absolutely brilliant! Thanks to them,…

  • Aggregating blog content: the dilemma

    I’ve been keeping blogs for several years now. This one was the first-born, or at least it ‘growed up’ out of my first experiments in what I thought of as an online journal. Fairly soon after its incarnation, Spinning a Learning Web became too sprawling, so I reined in my grasshopper inclinations to write about…

  • Reporting on that election via the phone

    The 2008 US presidential campaign is the first campaign in history in which social media have played such a huge role in stimulating voter interest, soliciting campaign support, urging voter registration, and then actually getting people out there to exercise a civic right/duty. During the last couple of days, friends on my Facebook have been…

  • Do real bloggers tweet?

    Image via Wikipedia Are you blogging more and enjoying it less? No … OK, are you twittering more and blogging less? Or does twittering/tweeting count as blogging/micro-blogging? Is there a trend developing here? Does it really matter? My own rhythm of online communication and blogging in the past couple of months has altered a lot.…