Category Archives: social media

The unlimited power of social media is bound by my human limitations

Social media allow us to interact over content, anywhere, anytime. And we love it. Interaction is what makes web 2.0 valuable. While mainstream users are discovering and engaging in this interaction on services like Facebook and MySpace, the early adopter … Continue reading

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Do we really need privacy controls in Social Media?

A small discussion yesterday on Friendfeed after I posted a video that puts up a big warning about the way Facebook deals with your privacy. I do not know if any of the claims in that video are correct. Jason … Continue reading

Posted in privacy, social interaction, social media, social networks, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

The phenomenal power of social media

I was going to write about an interesting topic today (will save that for another day) until I was reading through some blog posts and read a couple by Fred Wilson this morning. According to Steven Hodson Fred seems to … Continue reading

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Can we have more comment fragmentation please!

Comment fragmentation is a hot topic in the blogosphere right now. There are tons of discussions on it. If you search on the topic you can see that every blogger has an opinion on it. There are tons of blog … Continue reading

Posted in Disqus, fragmented comments, Friendfeed, IntenseDebate, Seesmic, social media, user centric web | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Why the old-fashioned TV is the best social media channel known to mankind

Yesterday I spent the evening watching the Dutch soccer team play against Italy in the European Cup 2008 tournament. It was a great game for us. Holland beat Italy with 3-0 and that is a great score against the current … Continue reading

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Why noise will be tackled by scaling down the social media conversation

If anything web 2.0 technology has provided us the capabilities to have a continuous 24×7 public conversation on the web. There are blogs, communication services like Twitter, content services like YouTube, search services to help us find the things we … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile, noise, social interaction, social media, social networks, web 2.0 | Tagged , , , , , | 26 Comments