The terrifying world of Facebook data

Let’s talk about big data. And I don’t mean the normal sense people use it in. Facebook has big data. They might be the only ones with actual big data. They’ve potentially got more data than anyone else on Earth does. Let’s have a look at just how much. June, 2017. Facebook celebrates the news […]

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Your content is not yours

It’s a fairly standard term for social networks/content sharing sites. You hand over rights to the site when you enter text, upload an image etc. They’re all specific about not taking your copyright. Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Instagram are all explicit that your content is yours, you are just granting a global, irrevocable license for them […]

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The illusions of social media

Social media is a fairly new concept. It’s exceptionally new geologically speaking, and even as far as mankind goes it’s a drop in the ocean of time. We’ve been doing things for a long time; we built pyramids, we mapped the surface of most of the planet before we could even fly, and we sent […]

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The key to improvement? Teach.

I attended Swarm a couple of weeks ago. As a speaker not a guest, which was an interesting and fascinating experience, and one I’ll blog about in the next few weeks. I’ve taught before, training groups, mentored people through photography, written tutorials etc. But I had never been to a conference as a speaker/workshop presenter […]

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It’s about love…

As a community manager, what we do is about changing how people feel. And we’re not going to go into more details on that now. What we are going to look at, is me deciding to change how people feel. But specific people. Don’t get me wrong I love my community dearly ( we launched […]

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