Tag: Facebook

“On this day”

Facebook’s “On this day” often throws up things I’d totally forgotten about. Today’s was work related, and, in many ways, it’s still as relevant now as it was 7 years ago: I’’m recently starting to think more and more about Web2.0 and teaching; more specifically how much is actually “web2.0” (on the assumption it can…

A change is as good as a rest ….

… though not when it’s your Social Network doing it! This week, Facebook comments have been somewhat dominated by the recent changes; changes from a view that few liked when it was introduced! I’ve had mixed thoughts on it; there are some things I like, others that I’m less keen on. I’ll look at them…

Twitter vs. Facebook.

A chance comment by Rosie Sherry on Twitter caused me to think about the differences between the two. Her point was that it’s easier to keep up with people in Facebook – which I’d agree with, but, I see that as a benefit of having two accounts. When I first used Facebook, I couldn’t quite…

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…

User centric or Community centric?

Several people have been talking about Ning recently – it’s come up in discussion with my students – “egrommet” has used it with his students, Josie noted that several of the nominations for this years Eddies were Ning based communities. I’m just not sure about Ning. I find it irritating that I have to login…

Popular News – facebook.

I’ve been wandering around Facebook – trying to see what I can see on the two networks that I’m part of. I’m registered with Uni. Portsmouth (thanks to working here), and Durham – as an alumni. I’m not entirely sure how the Durham network works, as I’ve got one friend who is also there –…