Twitter flexes it muscles ironically

In the space of one week Twitter has flexed it muscles and had a significant effect that organisations public and private should wake up to. On Tuesday news came out of the injunction imposed upon the Guardian preventing them from publishing about a Parliamentary Question or even the fact they Read more…

Twitter in the Classroom

Nice video about a history professor in the States using Twitter as a way of holding class discussions with 90 students.  They found out a lot of the same things that we've discovered with I'm a Councillor, I'm a Scientist and ConferenceXtra – being able to contribute digitally suits some Read more…

Twitter / Blog / Blog / Twitter?

Mike Alderson from OpenEye DM'd (Twitter jargon for sending an email) me this evening.  He was pondering the role of his blog vs twitter.  So in the tradition of answering messages via the blog… For me the blog is the place to show your credentials.  You can demonstrate you are Read more…

Zimbabwe Twitterer

Sokwanele, a Civic Action Support Group in Zimbabwe, has used Twitter to bring a Flickr group of pictures to the attention of the Prime Minister via his Web team at 10 Downing Street. The pictures are powerful. Sokwanele are using lots of Web2.0 tools to bring their message to a Read more…

No 10 Twitters and Flickrs into life

Having recently dipped my toe into the TwitterWorld (or whatever it is called) my attention (h/t Simon Dickson) was drawn to the new Twitttering from no.10 who then today drew my attention to their new Flickr account. Personally I’m not sure about Twitter.  I think it is because it is Read more…

When twitter can save your life

And many, many other thoughts on the RSA conference:-
THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF THE WEB: Society, Government and the Internet
25th May 2007
RSA, London
I went to this afternoon conference at the RSA a couple of weeks ago and wanted to put down an account of what was said, along with my thoughts, counter-arguments, and of course a plethora of thought-provoking links. I would have written about it earlier, but I’ve been flat out getting teacher packs ready and sending them out for I’m a Councillor. As always here at Gallomanor Towers, our clients (and community engagement) come first!
It was all a bit odd, because some friends of mine had their wedding reception at the RSA last September. So the last time I was there I spent my time drunkenly ceilidh-dancing and telling friends I hadn’t seen in ages how much I loved them. Obviously I tried to keep these activities to a minimum on this visit, as it was on company time.
First session:-

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