Category Archives: General

Facebook vs MySpace: College vs the street

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Share this post The BBC reports on research by Danah Boyd which found that Facebook users come from wealthier homes and are more likely to attend college while MySpace users tend not to have gone on to further education. While … Continue reading

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A new project: Using social media tools to report the world

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Share this post It’s highly timely that today we learn that the BBC has sent journalist Ben Hammersley to cover Turkey’s upcoming election using blogging, del.icio.us, Flickr, YouTube, and Facebook as a means of distribution. Because I’m working with two … Continue reading

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PR Unspun take 2

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Share this post Suddenly it’s all about trying to be nice to bloggers and get them on your side. Do I smell the whiff of fear amongst media and brands? Trailing in the wake on an event I ran recently … Continue reading

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Nominate your favourite public sector new media project

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Share this post I’m flattered to be one of the judges for this year’s New Statesman New Media Awards which focus on the use of new media in nonprofits, government, engagement with MPs etc. Anyone interested needs to nominate projects … Continue reading

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Activities now and coming up

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Share this post This month I’ll be on the judging panel for the New Statesman New Media Awards. I’ll also be chairing The Dark Side of Social Media panel at Chinwag Live in June. I’m currently providing blogging services for … Continue reading

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Heading to Internet World

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Share this post I’ll be at Internet World, London Wednesday, attempting to do some video interviews with a few leading lights of the scene.

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Chinwag Live: PR UnSpun

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Share this post Here’s me (far left) moderating the Chinwag Live: PR UnSpun event on Tuesday. The panel and audience Q&A was the best I’ve witnessed yet. I look forward to the “Dark Side of Social Media” event I’ll chair … Continue reading

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Great breakfast and great free WiFi?

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Share this post As per using the wisdom of the crowds, if anyone knows of a great place to have a breakfast meeting in London which also has free WiFi, then email me on mike at mbites dot com, thanks!

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Re-launching tbites.com

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Share this post FYI: As I said here, from now on mbites.com will become my personal blog (stuff about me, what I’m doing what I’m thinking out loud etc) while tbites.com will be where I write in a more professional … Continue reading

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10 Reasons To Come To NMK Forum

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Share this postI’m helping to create the content for the NMK Forum 07 conference on June 13th (Vecosys.com is a media partner, and you can book here). Now, I’m going to make a totally outlandish claim for this event now, … Continue reading

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