Social media: a potentially exciting new way for businesses and organisations to have conversations with their stakeholders; a way of developing a campaign or a brand with a personal touch, or potentially a way to really stick their foot in it and magnify criticism to epic levels. Killer KitKats This week saw two interesting social media ‘fails’. First we […]
I’ve been doing a bit of blog linking so here’s a post for the benefit of Technorati that I own this blog. I’ve also discovered I can create a google profile and sell my soul completely to the company that ‘does no evil’. 57ZQX56N5ZX3
Tony Blair was giving evidence to the Iraq Inquiry today. He didn’t look happy.
The future is local it seems. Twitter has now enabled local search for trending topics including countries and cities. Although if we’re to believe Alexa.com they’re missing out India, Germany and Japan. Not sure if it’s working out cities using IP addresses, geotagging or the user’s self declared location (in which instance we’d all be […]
nef (the new economics foundation, not the oven manufacturers) always seem to have a knack for coming up with slightly off-the-wall campaigns to describe their ‘hippies in suits’ think tankery. In the past they’ve come up with creative projects to rank how happy the planet is, get us to talk about our economic feelings in a […]
Well it’s a bit late but here are my new year resolutions for 2010: Go running. Been meaning to do this one for a while. My Nike+ avatar is looking decidedly bored. Lose some weight. See point 1. No I’m not going on a diet. Write interesting blog posts more often. I’ll freely admit that […]
Came across this on twitter this morning: http://charity.further.co.uk/ By tweeting: Tweeting this message gets 10p donated to The Children’s Society charity http://bit.ly/4PcaKP #furthercharity your profile picture then appears on the page and the Christmas tree totalizer counts up the donations. There’s the option to top up your donation as well – although I’d be interested […]
1) Don’t Undermine Bangladesh http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWCvB7_hl6s Last year a campaigner based in Bangladesh contacted me on facebook in regard to a proposed open cast mine in Phulbari, Bangladesh. A UK based company GCM were attempting to get permission to build a mine that would displace 30,000 people and destroy the water supply of a further million. […]
An interesting thing happened to me a few evenings ago. I was at one of the iTunes festival gigs in the roundhouse, which featured the eclectic line-up of Mumford and Sons (yawn), the Temper Trap (not bad) and Stephen Fry (yes, that Stephen Fry). Stephen Fry was there in a warm-up capacity presumably because of […]
Hello, I’ve now moved my blog to wordpress rather than drupal as a bit of an experiment! I’ve moved my two most popular posts over from the old site, but hopefully will be blogging a bit more frequently.