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Naughty Facebook

August 10, 2010 1 comment

Yesterday i accepted a Facebook friend request from a guy at work. Those of you familiar with how one accepts a friend request see if you can spot the obvious mistake…

Here’s how it happened:

  1. I clicked on the friend requests box which was blinking a red friend request notification at me. There were four requests Read more…

Facebook Developer Garage at the Difference Engine

April 29, 2010 4 comments

My alarm woke me at 5.15am to bring me to King’s Cross station in London in time to meet my friends on the committee on the concourse in time for the 7am train First Class to Darlington.

On arrival at Darlington, we are picked up by Jon Bradford: generously cordial, casually dressed and kindly here to drive with us to Middlesbrough where he will ask each of us to present a one hour talk on Facebook to The Difference Engine.  This is the first of two programmes, backed by Read more…

Social Media “Crowd Swarming”: a natural impulse

December 2, 2009 1 comment

Today I would like to define a new term in Social Media: “crowd swarming”.

Crowd swarming is when a multitude of people, connected socially through social media, move as if en masse over a very short timespan towards the same target digital content.

The rapid ability for people to share without having to think (to post to their profile, or to tweet from the street) means that crowds of people swarm en masse towards Read more…

Live stream from the London Facebook Developer Garage

November 11, 2009 Leave a comment

LFDGSocial Media Guy will be broadcast LIVE in your Facebook Newsfeed in about 15-20mins via this realtime video link. I’m speaking at the London Facebook Developer Garage on the future of Social Media Marketing.

The Livestream will be was live on the homepage of Brightcove:

UPDATE: The event was a great success, a big thank you to all involved.

There was a wild range of reactions to my predictions for the future of Social Media Marketing. Some laughed out loud (!), others nodded profoundly in agreement (and some even voted with their feet and left). But everyone agreed that the size of the circles fairly represents the status quo in SMM!

Once you’ve taken a look at the presentation i’d be grateful for your feedback (use the comments section below) – I’m looking to improve the idea over time…