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links for 2007-06-30

By on Jun 30, 2007 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

The Sun takes place of the Times as UK’s second most popular newspaper website (tags: Journalism newspapers newspaperbusiness newspaperwebsites statistics guardian sun times telegraph) BuzzMachine : The writing’s on the wall Evening Standard Gets Media Diary Stories from Facebook Wall (tags: eveningstandard guardian emilybell buzzmachine facebook journalism journalisttraining newspapers) BuzzMachine: The public life Jeff Jarvis quotes an NY Times article bemoaning how damned public we live our lives these days… and hints that he’ll be posting up his rebuttal soon. (tags: privacy reputation public bloging socialnetworking onlinecommunity jeffjarvis nytimes surveillance) Shane Richmond: Friends Reunited in decline Friends Reunited was the original social networking site. Well, if you were based in the UK and missed it’s US role model classmates.com. Why pay $7.50 to email a friend, Richmond asks, when it’s free on facebook… (tags: shanerichmond socialnetworking telegraph statistics friendsreunited facebook myspace) Guardian Reader’s Editor on Posting Comments Anonymously (tags: anonymity onlinecommunitymanagement onlinecommunity onlinediscussion commentisfree guardian) LinkedIn vs Facebook: room for both? | The Social Web | ZDNet.com (tags: linkedin facebook...

links for 2007-06-29

By on Jun 29, 2007 in Uncategorized |

BBC NEWS | Technology | Social sites battle for new users MySpace is running out of breath, while Bebo and Facebook are fast catching up… and 10% of UK net users are using (tags: bebo MySpace facebook socialnetworking socialsoftware web2.0 statistics) locr – locate your photos Symbian mobile phone (and windows app) GPS tagging and uploader (tags: geotagging symbian gps photosharing...

visualise your facebook social network

By on Jun 29, 2007 in BBC, blogging, blogging techniques, online community, social software | 4 comments

  my friendwheel    Originally uploaded by robinhamman I’ve just discovered Friend Wheel, a new Facebook application that allows you to visualise your social network. Often times tools like this are just a bit of fun – last year I had a go at using a similar tool to visualise the technorati top 5 to see if we could learn anything about what makes them successful from the structure of links, once visible (I couldn’t see anything). Friendwheel, on the other hand, surprised me by spitting out a pretty picture showing all the connections between people in my social network. What’s interesting is how various groups of my facebook friends appear as clusters on the visualisation so, in my case, you can see clusters of BBC World Service people, Journalism Bloggers, people with an interest  in "Social Media and Civic Society", etc. I’ve posted my friendwheel with extensive notes on flickr… [update: I should also point out Martin Stabe’s interesting use of a del.iciou.us network visualiser to see the connections between UK journo bloggers (including...

links for 2007-06-28

By on Jun 28, 2007 in Uncategorized |

Press Gazette: Hammersley on journalistic transparency (tags: benhammersley bbc bbcblogs news2.0 bbcnews pressgazette transparency journalisttraining) AsiaMedia :: KOREA: Controversy mounts over ban on Internet election messages (tags: korea politics internetlaw law freespeech) Press Gazette Blogs: Sky News mapping breaking flood stories (tags: mashup sky news2.0 maps journalism journalisttraining pressgazette flood) BuzzMachine: a meeting on networked journalism Jeff Jarvis has landed some funding from the MacArthur Foundation to hold a News Innovation event. He’s hoping to get lots of networked journalism folks together this Autumn. I hope I can go… (tags: Journalism journalisttraining news2.0 networkedjournalism jeffjarvis citizenjournalism) Iain Dale on Journo Blogs (in response to the Kate Adie debate) “The success of blogs is at least in part attributable to the failure of the mainstream media to account for themselves in a way their readers and viewers can accept. ..” (tags: bbcblog nickrobinson iaindale blogging bloggingtechniques Journalism journalisttraining) Lynette’s Interesting Snippets I used to work for Lynette Webb who puts together these wonderful powerpoint slides containing a quote or statistic on top of a creative commons licensed flickr picture (tags: flickr statistics strategy marketing media powerpoint presentation lynettewebb) Advertising Age: Social Networking Reaches Near Full Penetration Among Teens and ‘Tweens Study finds 96% of Teens and Tweens in USA now use social networking sites (tags: myspace facebook bebo web2.0 teens socialsoftware research statistics onlinecommunity onlinecommunitymanagement) TwitterGram: send an mp3 file to your twitter friends (tags: twitter mashup audio mp3 socialnetworking...

links for 2007-06-27

By on Jun 27, 2007 in Uncategorized | 7 comments

Facebook: Get Yourself on Newsnight! (tags: bbc newsnight facebook journalism bbcblogs news2.0) The Daily Mail’s hypocrisy over Eastern European immigration is crinimal [sic] Currybetdotnet looks at several Daily Mail articles that, when taken together, seem to show that the paper doesn’t much like immigrants from the new EU countries… unless they’ll take cash for building work (tags: poland dailymail europe...