IWMW 2007 – Call For Proposals

This year’s Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW 2008) will be held at the University of Aberdeen on 22-24th July 2008. The theme of this year’s event is “The Great Debate“. The event will provide an opportunity for members of the...

Who Should Own The Social Networks?

“With friends like these …” The Guardian recently featured an article entitled With friends like these … which Josie Fraser described as “a blistering critique of Facebook“. The article not only laid into Facebook but also social...

Is Pownce The Answer?

In the recent discussion about Twitter there was a feeling, from some, that it wasn’t well-suited for discussions. Indeed Andy Powell commented: i think you are right to question whether using Twitter for one-to-one or few-to-few conversations is the right...

Twitter Friday

The Background Friday turned out to be a day of experimentation with Twitter for myself and some of my Twitter friends including Andy Powell, Pete Johnston, Paul Miller, Owen Stephens and Josie Fraser. Friday actually began with an email discussion with fellow members...

Facebook Is So Last Year

The Guardian’s Predictions For 2008 Facebook is so last year. It’s official – it was in the Guardian. It was back in May (2007) when John Kirriemuir picked up on the buzz which Facebook was generating, with his post Facebook: Social Networking grows...