We Came, We Swarmed, We Almost Conquered …

Adelaide had its first Foursquare Swarm recently. Friday 27 August, to be exact. What’s a swarm? you ask. What’s Foursquare, you ask? [read my blog from a long time ago ..] When 50 people check into the same Foursquare location within an hour of each other, it’s designated a ‘swarm’ and you’re awarded a swarm…

Facebook or Twitter? What’s the difference?

 If you’re anything like me, friends and family sometimes ask you “What’s the difference between Facebook and Twitter?” (Some may also ask you, “Have you put on weight?” but that’s another story). If you’re a social media fan, this might appear to be a ridiculous question that you wouldn’t waste time on. But to the…

The Goodness & Light of Facebook

Yes, you read it right. This is a pro-Facebook article. It’s not something you’ll see every day. Nowadays, we’re used to media coverage blaming Facebook for most of society’s ills: it’s been blamed for everything from teenagers being distracted from their homework, through to increasing the incidence of syphilis. (Note: everything distracts teens from their…