The Value of Twitter: Twitter Tales

There’s so many people who still think that Twitter is a waste of time. Twitter have clearly decided to tackle that head on by producing ‘Twitter Tales‘ (only 3 stories so far, but expect that to grow), stories of how people have usefully used Twitter… now, let me think, what could I write!!

NESTA: Social Media with Stephen Fry

I followed this on Twitter at the time – I wasn’t able to go unfortunatlely, but a friend has just drawn the video to my intention, so no need to entirely to miss out. Really interesting debate with: “Stephen Fry, actor, journalist and celebrity ‘Tweeter’ and self-confessed technophile; Biz Stone, Founder and Chief Executive of […]

Sleep Talkin Man

Curious as to how SleepTalkinMan suddenly took over Twitter yesterday – apparently his wife has been keeping a blog of his weird nightly sleep-ramblings since April 2009, so why now. Partly, I guess to do with the press coverage (we keep talking about the death of the newspapers, but online newspapers…), including Daily Mail and […]

Social Media Plays a Big Role in Helping Haiti

Retweets from the States has meant that Red Cross has been trending for around 24+ hours, as people are asked to donate $10 each via text messaging. My tweet 9 hours ago: “Red Cross have been using amazing text campaign for Haiti in the States, but in UK, can donate online: http://ow.ly/WfBA“. ITV ‘This Morning’ […]

"The Monster Devouring Us…"

“It is a Britain, indeed a world, where the private individual has ceased to exist, and one in which an unholy alliance of the state and Mammon rules our lives with powers that would have made Stalin sick with envy. This dystopian nightmare is a distinct possibility thanks to what is probably the most significant […]