Facebook Chat

Facebook Chat is being rolled out. My personal feeling is that it’s going to prove very popular – quicker than walls, and, presumably, much easier to control privacy and who can see it. From that report, it seems that chat will be one to one, which could be a limiting factor, on the other hand…

We are smarter than me.

We are smarter than me, now a book, originally started out as a wiki. I’d heard of it before in passing, though not actually checked it, until I read Becta’s “Emerging Technologies for Learning” (Vol 3) The wiki is still there; I’ve not got the book, so I can’t compare the two; however, it should…

Audio on posts.

I’ve been using the Talkr podcast for some time now, but it seems to have stopped working (? when I upgraded to WordPress 2.5). I’ve therefore just tried VozMe, which seems to work. It’s a little slower, as it creates the mp3 file on the fly. On the other hand, that means that it’s going…

Are you an Alpha Socialiser or an Attention Seeker?

Ofcom research identifies social networking profiles There are several interesting points that it raises, so I’ll only comment on some: The research finds that it is common for adults to have a profile on more than one site (the average being 1.6) and half of current adult social networkers say that they access their profiles…

WordPress 2.5

Just updated to WordPress 2.5 one of the easiest updates I’ve done (though NowReading doesn’t seem to be working properly. The new dashboard is good; though there are a few issues that others have mentioned that I’d agree with (e.g. the categories now being at the bottom of the posting area, where you may well…