Who has the Biggest Voice on social media?

I’ve got a confession to make. I watch The Voice. I like it. I watched the American version featuring Christina Aguilera and enjoyed that; so I looked forward to the Australian version and have had fun watching the blind auditions. The current live shows? I’m not enjoying those so much … But I digress. The…

I’m a podcaster now?

A person who writes blogs is a blogger. A person who uses Twitter is a tweep or tweeter. You can be a YouTuber, too. But what’s the name for a person who podcasts? I have no idea … Today was my first podcast experience. (Some of you may have seen this on Twitter already, but…

Get Glue: is it sticky enough?

Hot on the heels of my Miso review, today I’m writing about another ‘couch potato’ application called Get Glue. First off – let’s hear it for couch potatoes. We can’t be jogging and surfing all day, can we? On our couches, we can be reading the greatest piece of literature or watching a documentary that…

Length doesn’t matter

Social media, in particular Twitter, comes under a lot of flak for being ‘trivial’ or ‘superficial’. The problem with this sort of characterisation is, it’s subjective.  It’s also elitist and ignorant. Saying “social media is trivial” is like saying human conversation is trivial. It’s akin to saying, all television is idiotic, or all glossy magazines…

Twitter encourages live TV viewing

On the back of all commentary about “the internet killing mainstream media …”  .. consider how Twitter encourages live TV viewing. Have you ever sat back in front of the tele, relaxing in your favourite armchair, with your mobile phone open to Twitter? If you answered Yes, you’re not the only one. I’m increasingly enjoying…