Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

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Posts with a twitter theme

Writing makes us free

Summary of a lovely discussion abotu Twitter hosted by NESTA

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Lessons from the plinth

We are over half-way through the fourth plinth project and it has been quite a ride. We have learned a lot about combining ‘social media’ with real life and broadcast video, so here are some reflections so far

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Teenage Tweets

The news this morning is full of a report from Morgan Stanley on teenage media habits – written by a 15-year-old intern, it dismisses Twitter and describes online advertising as pointless.  Morgan Stanley seem to be promoting the report heavily, although I’m not entirely clear whether this is from the viewpoint of it being a… read full post

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Did twitter kill the blogging star?

In an opinion piece for Wired, Valleywag’s Paul Boutin makes the rather tenuous assertion that blogging is dead. He writes, “Thinking about launching your own blog? Here’s some friendly advice: Don’t. And if you’ve already got one, pull the plug. Writing a weblog today isn’t the bright idea it was four years ago.The blogosphere, once… read full post

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A fitter Twitter or is it just a feature?

Twitter and FriendFeed are full of self-referential debates about the future shape of micro-blogging and lifestreaming, but how and when will these tools begin to be used outside the geeky echo chamber?

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Twitter scepticism: justified or not?

Am I right to have a slightly sceptical view of the value of Twitter to most people? Maybe I should give it a try…

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