Social Media for PR/Comms 2010 (#cmn10)

Top Topics in Social Media on Prezi MY ROUGH NOTES TO ACCOMPANY THIS PRESENTATION, FIRST I'VE TRIED IN PREZI (Just thinking, if this is Flash based, won't play on anyone's iPhone...)! I should be giving this talk shortly to the 'PR/Comms' strand at #cmn10 (Church & Media Network Conference), before zooming off to join the New Media strand! It should be about 20 mins + Q&A, but I haven't had time to test, and to…

#assk64: Trending

#assk64Finally, I am "trendy", and was ahead of fashion! The website "64 words for Aung San Sui Kyi" launched yesterday evening at 9.30pm (GMT), and I was only the second person to Tweet using the hashtag #assk64. Working late on something, I watched it start to take off, particularly once @SarahBrown10, @jimmycarr and @eddieizzard started tweeting about it. Trending TopicThe image to the left is a screenshot from Twitter in the last 10 minutes, showing…

#assk64 : 64 Words for Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi: 64th Birthday Coming UpAs Aung San Suu Kyi approaches her 64th birthday (June 19th 2009), and around 13 years of imprisonment, this site was created to collect hundreds of messages of support before that birthday. Created in only 6 days by Rechord, and launched only a couple of hours ago, the site already has a buzz going on Twitter, largely thanks to @SarahBrown10 (Gordon Brown's wife, he's also posted an entry,…

Bill Pertwee: The Warden Says

I'm currently trying to write my abstract for the "Framing Film" conference at the University of Winchester, and spent a very enjoyable couple of hours this afternoon watching "The Warden Says" introduced by Bill Pertwee (on VHS, how old school.. and now I see they are available on DVD!)... thank goodness such little gems have survived!I know far more about the posters themselves, but there are a few good examples to use for the abstracts…

Universities Online

As part of my research into possibilities for universities to make use of the plethora of social media around, I put out a message on my Twitter feed, and picked up a few new followers working at the overlap of social media/academia, and it's interesting to see what is popping up in this constantly changing field.YouTube.eduLast week (Thursday 26th March), YouTube officially launched an independent area of its site (to which Universities need to apply,…