Paedo Alert! Protecting our kids

Facebook say they have “no objection in principle” to installing an anti-paedophile panic button on its site for kids who feel that they may be in danger.…. Paedo Alert! This one statement has produced two different sides of coverage….. Facebook Might Add ‘Panic Button’ To Protect Kids The Next Web Facebook rules out installing ‘panic button’ BBC News   What exactly does that statement mean?   I think it means they are biding their time until they can come up with another solution, maybe they don’t like to be told what to do? Facebook was criticised for not doing enough to […]

Brizzly – A Simple Way To Experience The Social Web Or Not?

  Always on the look out to try different ways to view twitter, a friend suggested that I try Brizzly.com Brizzly is a web application, with numerous novel added features, I was very excited! To start – Set up a Brizzly account and then log in through your twitter account, and add facebook; then you can switch between Facebook and Twitter. My first impression of Brizzly surprised me, I was instantly disappointed with the design or layout, it looks too busy like Facebook or Bebo, the minimalism and simplification of Twitter web, Tweetdeck or many others is what makes it […]

Michael Jackson Fever, fuelled by us. I don’t get it.

  I admit I was up late after hearing that Michael Jackson was taken into hospital with cardiac arrest, poised at the pc tapping frantically into various news sites and radio stations. I was waiting for more information to say what had actually happened. Then suddenly the news came in on Twitter that TMZ.com (the celebrity gossip website) had announced that MJ had died. Stunned, I looked at the screen in disbelief; it could be another hoax, I thought, it’s happened before. The acquired knowledge that Michael Jackson was dead was already taking over the internet. On facebook and twitter, […]

Its not just me that doesn’t get it.

    I would like to point out at this stage, that while there are lot of things I don’t get, there are similarly a lot of things that I do get 🙂   Like Twitter … Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read other users’ updates known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length which are displayed on the user’s profile page and delivered to other users who have subscribed to them (known as followers). Thanks to Wikipedia for that description, don’t you […]