You don’t have to look too far to find half-a-dozen tips on how to make this or that social network sing for you. A series of tips to increase engagement, or to having a more disciplined content creation schedule. Engagement is a good thing – having someone keen to read what you have to say […]
Around ten years ago I read an article on heart attack survivors that proved people would rather die than change – given simple lifestyle changes to make, that would literally save them from having another, this time fatal, attack, the majority of people were unwilling or unable to make the change. Changing (especially after a certain age) […]
Sending a message out on social media (well, any digital communication, really) is like sitting on a desert island with a message in a bottle, waiting to be rescued. Your message is very important to you, but to someone sitting on the beach at the end of the world, it is much less interesting. And […]
Instagram (a social network bought by Facebook for around $1B, even though they had no revenue source at the time, and still have a fairly low level of revenue coming in) is still in its early stages as a social network. I’m fairly selective with who I follow on instagram, which means I’m still able […]
Cartoon: advanced social network [via barb]
One of my favourite iPhone games is Andreas Illiger’s Tiny Wings. It’s cute, child friendly, and once you’ve bought it, there are no ads, no distractions, you get the entire thing. It’s a rarity in the App Store world, and in the online gaming world in particular. I worry that I spend too much time, […]
Jeff Roberts, writing on GigaOm about a recent online cruelty case: How many restless women wouldn’t fall for an animal-loving firefighter who sent gifts and liked to talk on the phone? One Illinois woman fell hard and now she has nothing but a hole in her heart and wallet after a court refused to do […]
Social media intervenes to stop a suicide attempt– even as she posts a status update from the hospital room that she ended up in, the trolls continue to make her life tough.
Recent changes to terms and conditions of twitpic has caught a few people off-guard. Who owns the photos that you’re sharing online?
I had the privilege of speaking at Wesley Institute today on the topic of “facebook and faith”. I’ve tweaked the slidedeck so that it makes some sense without me talking in front of the screen. I’d love to know what you think! facebook and faith View more presentations from David Phillips The cutting room […]