Craig Kanalley of the Huffington Post thinks the news media should reconsider its current obsession with social media.
Getting more personal and focusing the content to the platform are some principles guiding advances in social media use at the New York Times.
Ivor Tossell turned his gimlet eye to the topic of Facebook’s frictionless sharing, one more step to have everyone operating completely stripped of privacy in its sphere.
Facebook has borrowed a good idea from Twitter — lists. A Poynter Institute article gives some tips on how journalists can use them. The caveats, however, are the most useful tips.
Saw this tweet from Mark Hamilton: Great (exhaustive) list of social media tools for journalists, by@macloo Here’s the post: Best social media tools for journalists
New features for Facebook and applications such as TweetDeck for Twitter, not to mention innovations such as Flipboard and Instapaper, are shifting how online news is consumed, writes Richard McManus of ReadWriteWeb.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, subject of the recent movie The Social Network, granted an interview to CBS’s 60 Minutes on Sunday. I saw it by watching the video posted at TheNextWeb. The occasion of the interview was to mark the launch of Facebook’s redesigned profile page.
Ah, who knows? But NBC’s Mark Lukasiewicz told a Canadian Journalism Foundation event that there will always be a demand for good visual story-telling — it just might not pay as well as it did before.
The New Yorker’s Malcom Gladwell wonders how people managed to fight for change in the U.S. civil rights era when they didn’t even have email, let alone Facebook groups. These few grafs are the meat of his article, headlined “Small change:”
Mungo pointed to this link: ReclaimPrivacy.org. It will conduct an audit of your Facebook privacy settings, lest you don’t want to the whole world to see your ungulate shit pictures (I’ll explain later).