Digital Media Trends 2.0

Following some of the feedback I received yesterday, I have re-edited some of this - it's never going to be perfect, and I have marking to do, but I hope to develop this into something usable for the University of Winchester! Current trends in digital media focus upon crowd-sourcing, collaboration and bottom-up approaches to material. A commonly used phrase is that sellers should ‘fish where the fish are’, with the trend having moved from ‘push’…

Digital Media Trends

SEE ALSO: Digital Media Trends 2.0. The following information I have created as a favour for the Evangelical Alliance, for their forthcoming newsletter.  I suspect they may trim it somewhat, as I'm not sure they anticipated this many entries, but I have found it a very useful exercise to think through what each is used for in around 60 words! I would welcome feedback as to how clear the content is, especially as the audience…

Twitter: Frozen in Time

"Many user’s timelines haven’t updated in nearly an hour, and on my account, all of my followers and people I’m following are missing. Yikes! Somewhat ironically, Twitter search still appears to be working in near real-time, so you can see other users complaining about their timelines not updating." Read more: from @mashable, and see the huge number of comments and retweets - so much so that 'Twitter is Frozen' is a trending topic, although no one can…

Friendfeed

"FriendFeed enables you to keep up-to-date on the web pages, photos, videos and music that your friends and family are sharing. It offers a unique way to discover and discuss information among friends. Sign up for FriendFeed, invite some friends, and get a customized feed made up of the content that your friends shared — from news articles to family photos to interesting links and videos. FriendFeed automatically imports shared stuff from sites across the…