Why is CSR silent in social media?

“I think Richard Dawkins was sent to test us. Like fossils. And facts.” It’s not just religious fervour that facts can get in the way of – a good dose of facts and rational discussion is the best cure for disinformation and malicious rumours too. So why aren’t more CSR programmes using social media to…… Continue reading Why is CSR silent in social media?

How Howard does it: attention master at work

This is a great video in which Howard Rheingold (using Screenr, an interesting Twitter screencasting tool) explains his process, his workflow, for gathering information and putting it to work (or turning information into knowledge as he says). The simple five-minute walkthrough is very useful to me personally, as I am thinking about both how I…… Continue reading How Howard does it: attention master at work

Tweet’s anatomy: Microsoft retweet research (Pls RT)

Frankly I think my spell-checker’s a bit of laggard when it comes to the social web. But, bless it, it’s learning fast at the moment…Every other word or phrase it thinks I need correct. “Retweet” is a phrase it will need to learn soon, very soon indeed.Danah Boyd at her colleagues at Microsoft Research have…… Continue reading Tweet’s anatomy: Microsoft retweet research (Pls RT)