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Twitter: Microphone for the masses?

Turns out my interview with Janis Krums was quoted in a 2011 journal article by Dhiraj Murthy from Bowdoin College’s Social Network Innovation Lab, titled ‘Twitter: microphone for the masses?’. Thanks to Ross Fingland, a Glasgow student, who spotted it. Ross actually used the findings from the interview for his dissertation on citizen

Thanks to all the social media santas

Well it seems a fair few of you got in to the Christmas spirit and read my blog post about Shelter Scotland’s Blantyre project. Over 20 gifts were received just in time for Christmas, staff at the service had feared they would not be able to provi…

Create a weather channel for your city using @ifttt

I’ve become slightly addicted to the wonderful If This Then That (ifttt). In essence, ifttt is a way to put the internet to work for you by creating tasks that fit this simple structure: if this then that. For example: TThere’s tons of ifttt Chann…