Facebook Is Getting Better

Whisper it, but has anybody noticed the various developments to Facebook which seems to be making it a better environment to work in? There have been developments to the user interface, such as the Facebook status no longer has to start with “Brian is...

UK Universities On Facebook

Via a blog post on Michael Stephen’s Tame The Web blog I discovered that organisations can now have a presence in Facebook, which had previously been restricted to individuals. So which have been the first UK Universities to stake their claim in Facebook? A...

Using Facebook To Promote Events

UKOLN organises many workshops, conferences and other types of events. We also speak at and support events organised by others, including our funders (JISC and MLA) and fellow services, such as CETIS, MIMAS, EDINA and OSS Watch. How should we most effectively promote...

Speculation on Microsoft Investment in Facebook

A Techcrunch article on Microsoft May Invest in Facebook At $10 Billion Valuation was published on 24 September 2007. James Brown on the RIN Team blog has provided some interesting thoughtson the reasons why Microsoft are willing to invest $300-$500 million for a 5%...