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Communication metadata: can we get on with having real relationships online?

Something that’s been interesting me since around 2001 (the start of my career in online community) is how do we represent and translate detailed social interaction into digital, from offline community.  So far, we’re all adding plenty of social noise, … Continue reading

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Back on Twitter

Horay!  I went back on Twitter yesterday, after my self imposed month off social media that actually just ended up being a month off Twitter and Facebook..  Yeah, I know, pretty useless really – but it did open my eyes … Continue reading

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Is Facebook about to buy Plaxo?

Venturebeat seems to think so..

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Tom Hodgkinson leaves Facebook…

.. and my what a statement he makes whilst doing it.  He’s posted an article on the Guardian website today about how he despises Facebook. Some of it I whole heartedly agree with (lack of privacy, dubious future uses, possibilities … Continue reading

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2 weeks in to chopping back on social media

So you’ll notice the title of this post is “chopping back” rather than “abstinence”.  This is because I’ve reaslied that actually social media is so integrated with my life that I’m pretty much always using it.  To give it up … Continue reading

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And so the social media backlash begins..

It seems I’m not the only person working out there’s more to life than live blogging your every living moment.  Since starting my experiment just before Christmas, I’ve noticed a few other key people mentioning and picking up on the … Continue reading

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Winding it down

Since last writing on Boxing Day, I’ve wound down all my social media activities.  I’ve chopped my networks back in size, ready for the winter of quiet, helping me maintain as little noise attempting to pull me back as possible.  … Continue reading

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