the capacity of one person or thing to react with or affect another in some special way, as by attraction or the facilitation of a function or activity.

Shift Happens

Just reading about the the 3rd annual Media Convergance Conference in New York in beginning tomorrow and running through the 21st of Oct, 2009. This is being hosted by The Economist Magazine. This would be wonderful to attend, there are going to be some very exciting speakers and I can imagine that there will be […]

Tipping Point

Just read an interesting post on the digital version of  “Federal Computer Week”. The title is ‘Social media in government: Welcome to the tipping point’. What I took away from this was not just the fact that three of the ten most accessed stories were about social media but more importantly the very appropriate (in […]

Do you think Social media is a fad?

Social Media, a Fad?

Twitter users “consume more news”

Pew says that the average Twitter user is “overwhelmingly young,”

Mobile Internet access has jumped 34 percent

I was wandering through Mobile Crunch the other day and read this article claiming that most new mobile internet users are women, teens and seniors. Embattled ratings company Nielsen has published some Internet findings that may interest you. (If not, go make a sandwich or something.) The big finding is that mobile access to the […]

Online Seminars and training opportunities

As I find online tutorials or ‘eSeminars’ I will try and post information in a timely manner. This looks good though this is pretty short notice. This Thursday, the 15th, at 11am from Federal Computer Week and Adobe. Embracing the culture of collaboration Federal Computer Week will present Steve Ressler, founder of, at 11 […]

Social Media

“using Internet- and web-based technologies to transform broadcast media monologues (one to many) into social media dialogues (many to many).”

Added a couple of plugins for testing

Just uploaded and activated Twitter Widget Pro to the site. That allows for the very useful twitter feed to the sidebar. Also loaded sexybookmarks which enables a selection of buttons below the post for adding this material to a social network.

Hello world!

I am looking forward to using this blog as a way of exploring social media’s impact on businesses, governments, the publishing industry, and on many other parts of our personal and work lives. — When I first started using the Internet I had already spent many years of my life reading books, newspapers, magazines, etc. […]

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