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 Twitter; and Reid Hoffman, Founder and Chief Executive of LinkedIn discussed the future impact of social media."

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 the Sun. If something's funny it either goes viral and/or generates debate!

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' has started to appear on Twitter this morning: "RT @itvthismorning: Haiti Emergency Appeal http://bit.ly/81BXKE Red Cross 24hr Donation Line: 0845…

"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 invention of the 20th century - the internet. And although this nightmare is set in the future, much of it…
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