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…

Confessions of a Twitterholic

At a recent Socadl Tweetup*, a few late-stayers cosied up around one table. There was silence for a moment. So of course I tried to fill the silence. I piped up: “Hi, I’m Prakky, and I’m a Twitterholic”.  Everyone laughed. I don’t know why – it was true. (I suspect that a few might have…

Do You Touch Your Tweeps?

What do you do, when you meet a ‘tweet’ pal for the first time In Real Life? It’s a question that I wrestle with, because I regularly meet people face-to-face after first making a connection with them through Twitter. They’re not blind dates, but they’re pretty close in terms of how awkward you can feel….