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That’s the title of a Lib Dem spring conference fringe meeting organised by Tom Brake MP which I’m taking part in on Friday. Here’s the blurb from Tom: At Spring Conference this year, I’ll be hosting a Fringe event sponsored and supported by social media giant Facebook, with a specially invited panel of guests including [...]
Welcome to the latest of my monthly collections for the Engine Group of five links that you shouldn’t miss. Infographics: What the Department of Health has learnt about doing them http://bit.ly/U14znz Includes a handy set of eight lessons learnt so far. Privacy: Microsoft uses new IE feature to block information being passed to [...]
This piece by Steve Buttry is written for newsrooms; however its advice applies just as well to campaigners. Well worth a read. And then a second read.
PC Advisor has the story: The tech-savvy Taliban is creating fake Facebook profiles using pictures of attractive women. They’re then using these fake profiles to befriend Australian soldiers, and are gathering information based on those soldiers’ Facebook updates. A big problem, of course, is Facebook’s geo-tagging function, which logs the location from which posts or [...]
Here’s the evidence, taken just now: Facebook know there’s been a long-running issue with numerous repeated fake Pippa Middleton accounts as their presence and Facebook’s speed at removing them is something I’ve tracked in the past, having first become interested in the issue after helping out with a splurge of fake Nick Clegg accounts. In [...]
Welcome to the latest of my monthly collections for the Engine Group of five links that you shouldn’t miss. The bots that edit Wikipedia http://bbc.in/PtlLTJ Behind the scenes of the international encyclopedia which anyone can edit is a small army of automated programs that keep the site going. An app – to check for [...]
A gem from 2009, showing what Facebook did when they were unhappy that a major news outlet was running stories without first checking stories with the Facebook PR team. They could have complained, they could have moaned but instead they did this. A much smarter way of making the point.
5 things you shouldn’t miss: viral content, future of books, Facebook’s all-seeing eye, alarm clocks and football
Welcome to the latest of my monthly collections for the Engine Group of five links that you shouldn’t miss. What makes online content go viral? http://bit.ly/LwYfBY A detailed study of how stories on the New York Times website perform – and why anger is better than saddness. Unbound: a Kickstarter for books http://bit.ly/MTpIAL Would-be [...]