Tag Archives: Facebook

Ello to the future of social media?

Thomas Hawk on his movement from Facebook to ello. I’ve been increasingly disappointed with my experience on Facebook. I find that fewer and fewer of my friends are seeing what I post and engagement is increasingly going down. I’m seeing more and more “sponsored” posts and advertising crowding out organic content, which probably plays a…
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DogHouseDiaries on social media’s simmering privacy policies

Social Media is an important way to interact with friends and colleagues, and in many cases, with colleagues, customers and suppliers. It can be a powerful tool, but it can also be an incredible productivity sinkhole. It is also a fact that many of the major social media services have progressively and slowly evolved (eroded)…
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AFR: Tweets, Facebook posts track fire hotspots

The Australian Financial Review has a good article describing the role played by social media in getting the word out about fire warnings during the potentially catastrophic confluence of weather we had on Tuesday. As discussed in my post on the the NSW Bushfires and the Fires Near Me app, agencies like the NSW Rural…
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