Tag Archives: social networks

If this then that

Here’s another cool little tool. ifttt, or ‘if this, then that’ is a way of automating tasks across your social networks. It describes itself as ‘digital duct tape’. It basically allows you to set rules and actions to happen whenever … Continue reading

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It isn’t just government…

…that is struggling with some of this stuff. Take a look at Phil Bradley’s marvellous post, railing against the attitudes of CILIP (the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals): The next section really did make my jaw drop. “In … Continue reading

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Simon Wakeman: Local gov shoudn’t be on Facebook

Simon Wakeman has a thought-provoking post on whether Councils should maintain corporate presences in social networking sites like Facebook at all: People using social networks befriend (or fan, whatever the appropriate phrase is) organisations, movements, clubs etc on Facebook and … Continue reading

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New media for a new generation

I spent a very enjoyable day today at an event co-organised by Opportunity Links and 4Children. It was a good chance to listen to some interesting and challenging content about the social web and what young people are actually doing … Continue reading

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Social networks, or beefed-up blogs?

I have been looking around recently at social networkings systems, focusing on freely available ones, such as Elgg (which powers the rather lovely UnLtdWorld, and which has its proper v1.0 release out soon) and PeopleAggregator. The other option I had … Continue reading

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