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Social Media Week London is finally here. Still don't know what's it about and why we're on about it? Here's how the organisers put it: Reflecting the global impact of social media – and its role as a catalyst in...
Social Media Week is a multi-city real-time conference that aims to take the global social networking conversation to the next level. As Martin Bryant explains, it's an international celebration of the way online social tools are transforming the world we live in....
This storify aims to show an evolution of the hashtags used to tweet about Whitney Houston's death, earlier tonight.
In the coming weeks, we City students will be re-launching the website for our Islington-based news site, Islington Now. A lot has changed since last year, when our predecessors on the Newspaper Journalism MA last updated the site, so...
Over the past few months we’ve been reporting on the world of social media – from Twitter censorship to lost puppies and personalising news feeds. But now we want to start a discussion with you, the readers. After all...
British Twitter users tweets could be censored is the news not many people were hoping to hear. That’s what Twitter’s head of global public policy, Colin Crowell told Joint Committee on Privacy and Injunctions that the new policy by the...
Antonia Kanczula On Friday 6 January, I was sat at my computer, as I often am, when a tweet popped up from my community website about a burglary in the area; I clicked back to the site to read more -...
Antonia Kanczula Proving that modern communication tools can be used to reinterpret the past, an Oxford Uni history graduate has launched an ambitious six-year project to bring the Second World War (back) to life via Twitter. Alwyn Collinson, 24, is meticulously...
Antonia Kanczula Yet again, it’s been a busy week for quirky tales – from using social media to track disease outbreaks to a Mexican football team replacing their players' shirt names with Twitter handles. Proving that amongst its myriad benefits, Twitter...
Antonia Kanczula On our little Interhacktives blog, we're going to chatter - at length - about the wide, diverse and far-reaching tentacles of social media. In essence, the big stuff. But we also thought we'd shine a light on the off-beat...
Lauren York Blackberry owner RIM has finally apologised for almost a week of network outages by offering their customers a handful of free games. The applications, which include Texas hold 'em Poker and the Sims are now available to download free...