Don’t Like What You See? Fix It

Don’t Like What You See? Fix It

Over the last little while I’ve seen numerous people complaining about how some social media tools are becoming “too mainstream”...

Governments Experimenting With Twitter

Governments Experimenting With Twitter

As Twitter experiences almost exponential growth (Nielsen estimates 1,382 per cent year-on-year growth from in website users alone), I’m seeing a...

Guy Kawasaki Discloses Ghost Writers, Defuses Issue

Guy Kawasaki Discloses Ghost Writers, Defuses Issue

I’ve written several posts on ethics and ghost blogging recently, so it’s hardly surprising that when I spotted a post suggesting...

MicroPlaza – Your Personal Micro-News Service

MicroPlaza – Your Personal Micro-News Service

Over the last couple of days, I’ve spent some timechecking out MicroPlaza, the latest in a long line of services that...

A Brief History of the Web

A Brief History of the Web

Courtesy of Microsoft comes this amusing “Net History” video – “from bleeding GIFS to pointless status updates.”  To be honest,...

What’s Your Code Of Ethics?

What’s Your Code Of Ethics?

Bruce Weinstein, in a Business Week column, suggests that along with energy, health, technology and other “Czars,” we need an Ethics...

Retweets Welcome

Retweets Welcome

Mitch Joel says ““I’ll tweet that” is the ultimate insult.”  The gist of Mitch’s argument is that “tweeting” takes almost...

Where Will You Be This Year?

Where Will You Be This Year?

I’m no A-list jet-setter, but I’m speaking at a several events over the next couple of months. In case you’re...

Why Autofollow on Twitter?

Why Autofollow on Twitter?

Ever wondered why do people use automated services to follow people back on Twitter? I have.  I’ve heard lots of...

Are Social Media Rules Defined By Transgression?

Are Social Media Rules Defined By Transgression?

It feels like every week we see another company or organization launch itself into social media, only to get beaten...