Social Media

What’s new in Social Media?

 

Twitter The latest from Twitter is that they are testing to allow users to re-tweet with a comment. This appears as an image with space to comment under 140 characters. Previously if users wanted to comment on a re-tweet they had the option to quote the tweet and add in their own thoughts along wit... Read more

 

General

Do You Want to Share Your Secrets? Let’s get brands on board.

 

Here at Radical, we were tickled pink to read the Guardian’s comprehensive take on the digital universe in the publication’s Weekend edition. An in-depth and somewhat quirky look (check out the watch your social media manners piece!) at this ever evolving space, it illustrated yet again the i... Read more

 

General

Is your Privacy Private?

 

Do you understand online privacy and the surveillance liberties taken by the institutions in your country? With the proliferation of WikiLeaks and raised awareness about consumer data laws, US citizens have decided to further publicise the role of the NSA in surveillance of citizens’ online behavi... Read more

 

General

Twitter Abuse: The Power of 140 Characters

 

Twitter and general online accountability has stepped closer to the realm governable law this week on the back of threats to feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez through the platform. Criado-Perez’s open challenge of societal gender bias was met with a torrent of hate filled abuse. The cam... Read more

 

Social Media

The British Monarchy Gets Down With The Social People

 

Yes, for those of you who were not aware Buckingham Palace ‘likes’ the internet and even better the social web! The British Monarchy (BM) joined Facebook in mid September 2010 and but have been active on Twitter for much longer. Last week’s announcement of Prince William’s engagement sparked... Read more