posts tagged: social web

The Social Web: Defining the Undefinable

Over the past few months I’ve been listening to many colleagues, peers, and researchers debate the value of social technologies in work, learning and play … and in this discuss what they “mean” by social media or social technologies and what is or isn’t a social technology. This exercise has a danger of getting caught up with trying to put things into boxes and missing the richness of what is happening in real-time around us – with, through and about the social web. The dynamic interactions, the practices and discourse in our culture that is so important to reflect on. However, I do agree with many that it is important to have … Keep Reading…

Documentary: Networked Society: On the Brink

This video requires very little introduction. It is an excellent documentary that provides a snapshot insight into how social web technologies, the Internet and smart technologies are changing the way we work, the way we learn and the way we live. A fascinating account of why digital media and its role and effects on our ways of seeing and experiencing the world is so important. Keep Reading…

Insight Story: Social Ways of Working in Higher Education

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This blog post is a reflection of how social technologies are changing the way we work in higher education and their impact on the dominant discourse and thinking around organisational communications and our social ‘lived’ identities as organisations. Keep Reading…

Peter Economides: Everything communicates

This blog post is about a talk delivered by Peter Economides, a brand strategist of Felix BNI, delivering a talk on ‘Rebranding Greece’ as a strategy moving forward out of the economic crisis. It poses some interesting views on the role and process of branding and the emergence of an entities brand image, from the communities within which it is embedded. Keep Reading…

Editorial: JCB Special Issue on Social Media

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This blog post is about a call for papers for the Journal of Consumer Behaviour about ‘Social Media’. Deadline for submissions is 31st January 2011. Keep Reading…