Social Media

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Social Learning

23 December 2008 | Alex Christie

It is widely considered that social networks and communities are not safe places for children. More so now that  it has been revealed how easy it is for sexual predators to infiltrate these social networks [...]

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Twitter Venn

23 December 2008 | Alex Christie

I came across a cool little Twitter Application the other day, going by the name of Twitter Venn.  By typing a selection of three words into the Venn search box, users are provided with an [...]

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Is History still written by the victors?

17 December 2008 | Alex Christie

There is a theory that our mass-media is designed, monitored and fed to us by global bigwigs who profit off of keeping certain stories suppressed while elevating stories that support their agenda. This makes for [...]

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Social Media in 2009 – Our Predictions

16 December 2008 | Henry Elliss

This time of year seems to be the traditional time for bloggers and industry analysts to make their predictions of how the coming year will treat their chosen field of interest. Being a bit slow-on-the-uptake this year [...]

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Yahoo’s redesign…… yes or no???

15 December 2008 | Alex Christie

Today for the first time I in logged into my much neglected Yahoo! mailbox and to my surprise I saw that they have redesigned their equivalent of "iGoogle". What struck me as odd was the [...]

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A drink for me??

11 December 2008 | Alex Christie

The drinks on Facebook that gets sent to me via my friends, really gets me going. Some of the "gifts" you actually have to pay for. My motto is: if it's not tangible, then don't [...]

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Last.fm releases “Best of 2008″ data

10 December 2008 | Alex Christie

It's for interesting little features like it's "Best of 2008" that I made last.fm one of my favourite sites on the internet. What they've basically done is compiled some really simple and interesting statistics based [...]

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Blogs can be a right pain in the RSS

8 December 2008 | Alex Christie

Blogs are great, I love reading them, love writing them, love finding new ones and commenting on  good examples, or lamenting those which are a bit rubbish. I'm partial to the odd Sphinn, and its great [...]

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Facebook improves its video service

8 December 2008 | Annie Wakefield

Now I don't know all that much about watching videos on Facebook, because I think that youtube is just better. However, Facebook have made a huge stride forward by improving their video services and I [...]

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Facebook Nearly Doubles US Users in 2008

2 December 2008 | Henry Elliss

As regular readers of this blog will know, I have been keeping a close eye on the number of Facebook users in the Top 10 countries (or now more like top 12!) for over a [...]