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Third Thursday – 19th June 2014 – #smc

Love Coffee

And once again Third Thursday is upon us, time for the Isle of Man Social Media Club to get together for lunch and a chat. And what do we talk about? Well, whatever’s new in the world of Social Media, whether it’s new tech, new… Read more »

4 Facebook Users Who Deserve An Immediate Background Check

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Facebook is the king of social media, there’s no doubt about that. It’s almost strange if you meet someone who doesn’t have a profile, but then again there are some people who probably shouldn’t be allowed on Facebook because they’re just plain creepy. When you… Read more »

Newspapers reporting what they read in Social Media

Artis struisvogel leest krant van oppasser / Ostrich reads newspaper of caretaker

I just love this news release on the local newspaper website: It’s fantastic to think that some news editor somewhere saw a Tweet and decided that a 3-line news article was needed, without any context, any investigation, any journalistic value. No wonder newspapers everywhere are… Read more »

The Isle of Man in space

I’ve been hearing a lot recently about the Space Industry being more prominent in the mix that makes up the local economy here in the Isle of Man. Here’s a video that was produced by one of the UK channels about what’s going on, in… Read more »

Rethinking Representation

Just wanted to share a thought-provoking video on eDemocracy that I came across. It’s by Clay Shirky, author of Here Comes Everybody and talks about how digital activism runs the risk of generating so much noise that valuable messages may be lost. Check it out:

The 10 stages of Social Media Integration in Business

It’s funny how sometimes something sticks in your head as an action or placeholder for something you want to do. Well, a few months ago I had heard my friend Sherrilynne talk about a set of stages that organisations go through in their jounrey to… Read more »