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It is because of these reasons that such anti-social behaviour seems to be increasingly common in our daily online lives – whether it is in insulting customers (or other people) or online public shaming.

Sharing session with #cronkiteuro12 students

A couple of weeks ago, I received a tweet from @DrBillASU inviting me to meet with some of his students from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications who would be in London as part of their European study trip. London was the first of three European stops for the students […]

Paradigm Mall issue: My social media perspective

By now, many of you who are active on the Malaysian social mediascape would have heard about the disaster on Paradigm Mall’s Facebook page a week ago. In response to complaints about elevators at the new shopping mall, someone with administrator access to the page took a rather unpopular tone – sarcasm. Such a reaction […]

10,000 Twitter followers is pretty special

If you’ve ever heard any of my talks on digital culture, you would know that Twitter is my social network of choice. There are many reasons for this but one of the main ones is that Twitter has connected me with people that I would never in my life have imagined I’d speak to. Early […]

Oh Snap! Twestival KL 2009

This morning, I woke up early for a meeting before rushing over to a class I am teaching when I saw a Tweet from an online friend, Amanda. Some of you might be familiar with her work on Twestival, and that is exactly how I first encountered her when we applied to run Twestival KL […]

New boyband in town: We Promise You?

So, apparently flattery will get you anywhere. Or in my case, a mention on my blog. Haha! Picture taken from roadsidepictures from Flickr under the Creative Commons Code. So, today I came across this website belonging to a new “boyband” in town with a great love for music (they love it so much that they’d […]

Ho hum … Twitter breaks the news again

So, Twitter beat traditional media again when a user broke news about the death of Osama bin Laden. If you have been closely following the stories since the incident on Sunday/Monday (depending on which part of the world you are in), you would have come across several stories about this. Picture taken from rommyghaly on […]

My 2010 - The Year That Was

Earlier this year, I uploaded two (here and here) posts as a retrospective of my 2009. I never told anyone then was that the first half of last year wasn’t the best for me. So at the end of the year, when things started picking up, and all was good in the world again, I […]

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