Linkedin launches hashtags and as usual has jumps the gun on Facebook, confident in its position in the digital landscape. A no non-sense approach to making its social networks practical and in touch with the ever growing needs and demands of always on users. The addition of a #hashtag feature works exactly in the same… [Continue Reading]
A good friend of mine recently asked me for guidance on starting on Twitter. May sound strange but yes, there are still people who aren’t on Twitter. It is definitely a matter of fact we tend to forget. If and once she gets on Twitter, I will definitely make sure to shadow and guide her… [Continue Reading]
When it comes to the coming data explosion, the wholly grail resides not in collecting data, not in storing it but in actually using and harnessing it to extract its value. There are two variables that will command data harnessing: algorithms complexity and processing power. A recent Twitter connection, and not of the least engaging ones,… [Continue Reading]
“I don’t think anybody out there in the media, UN, human rights organisations, has any moral right whatsoever to level any accusations against me or against Rwanda” Is this an example of rhetoric 2.0 that we’ll be witnessing in the future? Or will this serve as further deterrent to all public figures out there to — despite bowing to social media pressures to “be public” and engaged — should “stay put” and not engage in confrontations Will we — with the U.S. 2012 presidential elections — witness unprecedented volumes of conversations and tweet-fights? I am pretty sure that the future promises to be very fun on socio-planet. What’s the craziest Twitter sparing you can imagine, featuring political figures among themselves, with journalists, supporters or constituents?