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



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


Social Media

Myspace Redesign to Appeal to Generation Y


As we know Generation Y is the term used for the elusive 13 – 35 year old market. This group was known to be notoriously difficult to market to until a little thing called social media came along to help out. Now Myspace has realised it is seriously missing out on their chunk of this Y-pie. Yes... Read more


General, Social Media

Twitter vs Facebook in the Race for Social Supremacy


Over the last few weeks and months there have been a lot of new developments within the social web. Things are moving at such a fast pace that it seems pretty hard keep up at times. For this blog post I’m going to focus on Twitter and Facebook. The reasons for this is that, these social networks ... Read more