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Missing Communication

When a friend of mine didn’t answer question on Whatsapp last week, I went cyberstalking. I checked his facebook and found he was in the UK. Not really an excuse, it’s just next door and it’s almost the same timezone, … Continue reading

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The Quiz Abyss

I should live in Paris, I should live in Barcelona. If I were a movie it would be an action movie, but my TV friend group is the Office (and the US version at that). If I were a planet … Continue reading

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Linkedin ads are designed not to annoy you

Have you been annoyed by ads on Facebook lately? You’re not alone. A while ago I was served an ad for a product to quit smoking. I’ve never smoked, and I’m pretty sure I’ve never talked about smoking. Have you … Continue reading

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Social Media is Bullshit

Social Media is Bullshit BJ Mendelson It’s rare that I find myself challenged by a book, agreeing with much of what it says and laughing out loud on my morning commute; this is that book. BJ Mendelson’s stated audience is … Continue reading

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Through the Prism

The US government has being spying on our online activities. That comes as no surprise, we’ve all seen the Patriot Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Act (FISA), but what is surprising is that it now appears some … Continue reading

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Facebook Privacy – a better format

In a week where Instagram (now owned by facebook) was in the news for changing its terms and conditions, facebook improved its privacy set up by introducing privacy shortcuts. I haven’t found any change to the options available, or any … Continue reading

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Hashtag Art

Hashtags look like this; # Hashtag Art looks like this; Image from MissPixels via flickr, as part of her Hashtag project. Hashtags are used on twitter to categorise your tweet, and it’s this frequency of hashtag appearance that leads to … Continue reading

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Revolution 2.0

Revolution 2.0; The Power of the People Is Greater Than the People in Power: A Memoir I heard Wael Ghonim speak at the Dublin Web Summit last week, and before he’d finished talking I’d purchased the Kindle edition of Revolution … Continue reading

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How old is your social media manager?

There are a whole new series of job titles evolving in the online world. One of those is “Social Media Manager”. It’s a role that didn’t exist when I was at university the second time. And let’s not talk about … Continue reading

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Your Facebook Email Address

Facebook have given everyone a new email address, whether or not you want it or not. It’s based on your user name, and emails sent to it land in your private messages. Which in my case get sent to my … Continue reading

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