According to Paul Schneider, more people are getting involved in online communities than initially thought.
Ranting about poor service via social media is commonplace, which is why it should be dealt with carefully.
Great examples of informative infographics created at the Washington Post.
This blog by Martin Belam sums up the situation faced by many community managers, many of the people writing comments are not engaging their brains. It’s a very amusing read which will strike a chord with anyone who has been moderating online communities. I have been moderating and banning for 15 years and it never ceases to amaze me what people think is reasonable. I’m also amused when people criticise other people’s spelling and grammar when their own is far from perfect.
Foursquare’s news tip list feature was used by the Wall Street Journal to highlight the locations of evacuation centres during hurricane Irene.
Context to the Tweet or be sacked comments from Peter Horrocks and Raju Narisetti. Journalists should tweet but need to understand how it can work to help them, as well as drive traffic to their sites. It’s all about the conversation and interaction.
This is a note within Facebook from the Facebook for journalists page. It is crowdsourced information about how journalists crowdsource on Facebook. That’s META
Journalists and new media folk in Brighton and Sussex are invited to join the UK Future of News Group Brighton nest.
It’s an opportunity to discuss new ideas within the news industry with like-minded people.
Jo Wadsworth web editor at Brighton’s Argus newspaper. Jo will be talking about building an online community and blogging.
I couldn’t make it to January’s meet and felt extremely jealous reading the #fong and #futureofnews tweets.
After joining the London group I started a thread on the message board asking if any Brighton-based media folk would be interested in setting up a ‘nest’.
My contribution? Well, I’ve invited many Johnston Press journalists from across Sussex.
Fingers crossed this will be a great regular event.