Tag: Social network

  • Twitter: to follow or not to follow? That is the question.

    Like many who use social networking software to engage in conversation, I’d characterise myself as a heavy Twitter-user.  And the more I use Twitter, the more followers I get; it’s the nature of viral communication.  I’m now followed by 1400 + people – small beans compared with some.  Now, I follow some who don’t follow…

  • Group or Page: What’s best on Facebook for an arts company?

    Image by See-ming Lee ??? SML via Flickr I’ve been a fan for a long time of the blog/website as the hub of an individual’s or a group’s digital world.  Couple a blog with various outlier social networking applications like Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and so on, and you expand your outreach.  Not everyone uses social…

  • Creating a super-mobile conference blog

    Image via CrunchBase You know the old saying, ‘It never rains, but it pours’? Well, I’ve had one of those weeks … nice and slow for ages and suddenly, a bloggy downpour. At times during the week I found myself flipping backwards and forwards from one blog to another whilst fielding emails, telephone, and Skype…

  • Unsociable playground spats

    When I was a primary (elementary) school teacher, one of the jobs I hated most was playground duty.  It meant losing your precious lunch or break ‘downtime’ to wander an always hot and dusty playground, often trailed by kids who liked nothing more than to tell tales on one another.  You had to keep an…

  • Are you networking more and enjoying it less?

    Image by luc legay via Flickr I admit it – I’m now very close to being a social-media junkie. I am intrigued by the potential of this wondrous web thing. Indeed I spend a lot of my life online these days. I’m also curious by nature and reasonably sociable, love a chat – you know?…

  • Blogging and Writing: is there a difference?

    Image via Wikipedia The social networking merry-go-round continues turning. It’s not all fun and games and party and let’s all wear hats on Seesmic today type stuff … though that’s fun too. There are more than enough engaging conversationalists and provocateurs out there with something to contribute to the hive and to keep us all…