10 June 2008

When Celebrities Network! Part 6 – Jayson Sutcliffe

The final entry for today’s session is taking a sporty turn, following on from this morning’s interviews with Richard Herring and Alan Fletcher with a short interview with an Australian sporting hero – skating champion and movie-maker Jayson Sutcliffe, aka Rolaboi. Jayson Sutcliffe Championship skater Jayson Sutcliffe is a bit of a sporting celebrity downunder, with regular appearances on TV …

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10 June 2008

When Celebrities Network! Part 5 – Richard Herring

Continuing day 2’s session, we follow this morning’s chat with Dr Karl / Alan Fletcher with a short interview with comedian, writer and ginger-obssessed * podcaster Richard Herring. As a weekly podcaster and daily blogger, Richard is obviously already well on the way to being a social media kingpin, so let’s see what he had to say in response to …

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10 June 2008

When Celebrities Network! Part 4 – Alan Fletcher

Well, as we enter day 2 of our special "What celebrities think about social networking" sessions, we have three more sets of answers to share with you, and the good news is that we’re still getting more responses. First up today is actor and singer Alan Fletcher, aka ‘Neighbours’ Dr Karl Kennedy… Alan Fletcher Best know for playing Dr Karl …

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9 June 2008

When Celebrities Network! Part 3 – Rand Fishkin

Following on from my previous Q&A’s with TV Star Gabby Logan and all-round-genius Danny Wallace, we’re moving on next to an internet-based celebrity. He may not be a TV or film star, but internet guru Rand Fishkin (aka Randfish) is very well known in Search and Social Media circles… Rand Fishkin Rand has been an internet user for over 15 …

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9 June 2008

When Celebrities Network! Part 2 – Danny Wallace

Following on from Part 1 with Gabby Logan in which we learnt that TV’s nicest sports presenter has been busy setting up her own Social Network, we’re continuing our series of celebrity social media interviews today with a best selling author and comedian… Danny Wallace Danny is a multi-talented entertainer of epic proportions. He probably came to most people’s attention …

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9 June 2008

When Celebrities Network! Part 1 – Gabby Logan

Regular readers of this blog will know that as well as a keen interest in Social Media and Search, I’m also a bit of a web 2.0 celebrity-watcher. I subscribe to a number of celebrities blog feeds, have a few famous Facebook friends and like most people these days I have a sad interest in what famous people are doing …

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5 June 2008

Choosing Web 2.0 Baby Names

As regular readers may know, I will shortly be extending my social network by a very significant extra body, with the birth of my first child at the end of June. As somebody new to the whole process, I am struck by how difficult it is to choose a suitable name for my unborn progeny. But it occured to me …

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2 June 2008

Facebook Reacts Firmly To Rival Network

There is a lot of controversy swirling round the blogosphere at the moment after a move by Facebook to stop users from mentioning rival social ‘network’ Wadja anywhere on the site. What most of people reporting on this issue fail to remember is that Wadja and rival network Yuwie have been the subject of massive amounts of user spam on …

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2 June 2008

YouTube or WhoTube?

It seems like over the weekend a very small (but not insignificant) change has happened to our good ol’ pal YouTube. Until now, videos on YouTube have carried the logo of the video streaming colossus in the corner, whether they be on the providers site or imported to other sites, whether private, independant, or just pulled into a MySpace profile …

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