Posted by Stuart Bruce
9 April: Stuart MacLennan is the first candidate in the UK general election 2010 to be forced to resign/be sacked as a parliamentary candidate because of their behaviour on social media/social networks. The most interesting aspect of this to me isn't the political one, but the professional business one. As more people use Twitter, Facebook and blogs we know far more about people than ever before. The first thing I do when recruiting someone is check them out online ...
Digital LAW online
Posted by Pete Marcus
8 April: The Digital Economy Bill - which passed through the House of Commons last night - is probably the first piece of legislation ever to receive close online scrutiny, particularly via Twitter. The online noise - which has seen the bill trend high on Twitter for the past few days - is in contrast to a relative low level of debate in mainstream media.
facebook goes Global
Posted by Nicole Landguth
8 April: Now that 70 per cent of Facebook users are non-US and the network serves 70 different languages, multinational brands are asking for more geo-targeting capabilities and dealing with questions about how to manage a multinational fan base. I'm confident Facebook will have expanding options over the next six months ...