Social Media

Kickstarter expands into Scandinavia and Ireland

Crowdsourcing platform has already generated over $1 billion in worldwide pledges.
Featured News, Posted 17 Sep 2014

Russia: now owns VKontakte

Web service firm buys 'the Russian Facebook'.
Featured News, Posted 17 Sep 2014

Twitter tactics

How are libraries REALLY using Twitter? A project set out to analyse Canadian Research Libraries (CARL) use of Twitter.
Featured Articles, Posted 14 Sep 2014

Twitter tweaks timelines

Twitter has begun to share favourites and users are not happy.
Featured News, Posted 18 Aug 2014

Pinterest acquires creative collaboration start-up

Acquisition of Spanish digital content tool Icebergs.
Featured News, Posted 31 Jul 2014

Twitter continues to grow

Social network now has 271 million active users.
Featured News, Posted 30 Jul 2014

Facebook: profit surge

Profits for Quarter Two up.
Featured News, Posted 25 Jul 2014

Spain: tweeter made to apologise

Twitter user to say 'sorry'.
Featured News, Posted 17 Jul 2014

France: restaurant blogger fined

Blogger fined a total of €2,500 in damages and costs.
Featured News, Posted 17 Jul 2014

How I became a Librarian DJ - or 'Curating is the new black'

Media consumption is changing from 'owning' to 'having access to' - and libraries should reflect this trend.
Featured Articles, Posted 10 Jul 2014

Facebook: experiments in emotion

Facebook manipulated the feeds of almost 700,000 users.
Featured News, Posted 30 Jun 2014

Audio and the modern LIS professional

Claire Beecroft, an information specialist, on why modern Library and Information Professionals need to be wired for sound.
Featured Articles, Posted 20 Jun 2014

Switzerland: researchers study WhatsApp

Linguistic project exploring how people use the app to communicate.
Featured News, Posted 14 Jun 2014

Tweet as you would be tweeted

Twitter can be all at once wonderfully interesting and incredibly irritating. What tips the balance for you?
Featured Articles, Posted 28 May 2014

Netflix: European expansion

Streaming service continues to grow in Europe.
Featured News, Posted 21 May 2014

Acquisition rumours: YouTube and Twitter feature

UPDATED: Two acquisition rumours have been in the news.
Featured News, Posted 20 May 2014

Norway: Apple iCloud complaint

Complaint taken to EU Ombudsman.
Featured News, Posted 16 May 2014

UK: Funding for 'hyperlocal' media projects

Nesta has allocated £2.4m to technology-led projects that will improve local life.
Featured News, Posted 04 May 2014

Netherlands: Blendle goes live

Digital newspaper service offers 'pay per article' model.
Featured News, Posted 02 May 2014
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