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Thinking about the Social Web

Thinking about the Social Web

Photo by Matthew Burpee on Flickr Several articles recently caught my attention and got me thinking about the current state of the Social Web. In the first one, Don Tapscott interviewed one of my favourite authors – Clay Shirky – on the Internet as a Distractor and Disruptor. At some point Shirky says: Five years ago, I was … Continue reading

Social media and businesses: not there yet

Picture this: you find yourself talking to a group of young professionals (30yrs old at most), the majority from the HR areas and some from Communication, about social media and businesses. At some point they suggest a social media presence for a company brand as “restrictive” as possible, just to create some awareness but low … Continue reading

Just a click on a button

The gathering was to be a smashing success. More than 1.500 former students had confirmed their presence through Facebook, the platform that enabled the event by generating the phenomenon of finding long lost connections at a staggering pace. And yet, as the local paper today reports, only little more than 50 people showed up at … Continue reading