The Foreign & Commonwealth Office – social media experts?

I’ve just remotely attended a really interesting presentation in London [OK, I attended remotely], by Media Snackers who talked about engaging with the young, through social media and so on. Couple of things: The world’s changed, and it’s not turning back used to be their strapline – but they’re now emphasising cheaper, quicker, sexier as […]

Even Demos says allow Facebook at work

Image via Wikipedia In an article on use of social networking sites reported on the BBC, a Demos report states that firms should allow the use of these sites at work. “Banning Facebook and the like goes against the grain of how people want to interact. Often people are friends with colleagues through these networks […]

Weighing Contributions and Participation

Should we reward participation? Is adding useable knowledge to your employer useful? Should it be part of your actual job? If it was part of your job, how would you measure it? Should you? To save time, I think the right answers are Yes; Yes; Yes; Various ways; Yes Why ask the question now? As […]

Trust, OpenID, VRM, Data Portability and how does it hang together?

… or who am I, anyway? Do *you* trust me? I’m a moderately keen Facebook user. I have a number of friends, and am in a few groups – although I avoid all zombie battles and the like. I’m a member of a number of web forums, and a newsgroup user. I also blog in […]