The art of Conversation

Have you noticed? Lately online it is all about “conversation”. It’s the new buzzword in town that shall be listed in Vogues Great Guide Of Words To Drop @ The Next CocktailParty (have you noticed the “@”?). Conversation online. In social media. Because, you know, nomen est omen: it is about conversing with people, having …

New pandemy: The Social Media Guru disease…

Really, I don’t care what people are doing for a living. As long as they get at it in an honest, professional and preferably passionate way I am game. And my vision is that it takes as much effort and skill to be a good mechanic than a trusted brain surgeon. But I’m getting a …

Un-publish, un-list, un-friend…

Millions of people all around the globe dived happily into the web, blending in with countless social networks, publishing their personal blogs, sharing their private videos and pictures, and creating huge webs of countless social contacts. Web 2.0: the web is us, you know… Few people did it smartly, realizing that personal information, personal data, …

Microblogging in the cold

Bizarre thing, this web 2.0. Even hiding on a lonely hilltop in Nolleval, France -thoughtfully comtemplating a froze lake- does not prevent one from updating friends all over the planet with a simple microblog site as Twitter. Just curious what leading trend watchers as Marian Salzman and co make of this new phenomenon? It is …

A bridge too far…

I do love viral marketing. Visual messages on the web can be great fun. To make, or to watch. Very often, viral actions make me smile, or grin. But just sometimes they are way way over. See what I mean?  😉

Viral does not work. Tell everyone you know…

Web 2.0: beware of the dark side!

  I discovered a picture of a girl that was once in my class. On the internet. Posted by an angry ex-boyfriend. A stolen snapshot on a sunny beach, way too revealing. I do not know how she deals with it, if she has not changed too much, she is probably heartbroken. And, seen the …