While Flickr has indeed languished over the years, it now seems poised for a comeback. Here’s why I never left.
Last week I was thrilled to be invited to speak about emerging social media at the Kiplinger Program’s Social Media Summit at Ohio State University. In my talk I identified and talked through some examples of a few larger trends in technology generally and social media in particular and I thought I’d share those with you here.
Facebook today has announced the U.S. roll-out of a new feature that allows users to pay to promote a post so that more of their friends will see it. Here’s how I think nonprofits can take advantage.
About a year ago I de-activated my Facebook account for a couple of months and then, before I started really using it again, aggressively culled many of my Facebook “friends”. Here’s how (and why).
In their rush to drag typical “horse race” style political reporting kicking and screaming into the social media age, many journalists and the news organizations they work for are falling into a dangerous trap.
Today is my first day as Director of Technology with the Investigative News Network.
In this particular case of Bloggers v. Journalists. I’m handing this round solidly to the bloggers. (Just kidding…sort of).
We would all be better served if content creators covered things like breaking news, internet memes, etc. exclusively in short-form, without the expectation of compensation while at the same time freeing up more time and resources to go long when it really matters and when the topic and treatment are arguably more worthy of financial support.
Let’s not confuse curation with aggregation: an argument for why curation (in the traditional sense) is needed in journalism.
Instead of re-airing Car Talk re-runs ad infinitum, public radio program directors should seize this opportunity to encourage new voices.