Social Networks

Twitter Leads To Freedom For Journalist In Egypt

A UC Berkeley graduate journalism student was released from jail after sending an “ARRESTED” message to friends. He was photographing a protest in Mahalla, Egypt. The student, James Karl Buck, is studying Egyptian bloggers as his degree project. (tip via Twitter)

Convergence Media Social Networks


In the increasingly competitive space of groups-of-people-as-gatekeepers, Reuters has added a TwitterThis link to some of its news stories. Twitter, for the uninitiated, allows members to post “tweets” to a public timeline or their “friends” (real or virtual). Methods of posting: text from phone, the web or a stand-alone application. Because Twitter grew out of […]

Personal Technology Social Networks

For Those Dubious About Twitter …

Read this first-person account of (successfully) using Twitter to supplement a conference. Also a tutorial. (tip via Twitter) Follow me!