The most controversial tweets of 2010 (Australian edition)

Recently, I eagerly opened a Twitter link to read about the year’s “most controversial tweets”. I was quickly disappointed to realise it was an American article [should’ve known! Curses!] including reams of tweet from US sports stars who I either a) had never heard of or b) didn’t care about. So with some help from…

Good Housekeeping … in the Digital World

Many of us are online now, signing up to all sorts of online communities and creating multiple profiles. In some cases, we’ve registered for so many sites that we don’t realise how large our digital footprint is. We lose track of the profiles we’ve created, the photos we’ve uploaded, the forums we’ve commented in. This…

Look at me when I’m talkin’ to you!

Mobile phone etiquette used to be all about whether to take a phone call during a meeting or restaurant meal. It was good fodder for late night comics and ammunition for disgruntled spouses at the dinner table. We debated when you should ignore a call, whether to turn your phone off or onto silent mode,…