Facebook, Social Media and the Nepal Earthquake

Facebook, Social Media and the Nepal Earthquake

Critics of social media¬†often declare that it is an exercise in absolute narcissism. When you have an entire generation of ¬†people taking selfies and sharing pictures of their coffee it’s hard not to think the worst of people. However, in the past several days...
Periscope, Meerkat and the Coming Age of Live Video

Periscope, Meerkat and the Coming Age of Live Video

Last week Twitter launched Periscope, their response to Meerkat. Haven’t heard of Meerkat? You wouldn’t be the first. It was only launched a few weeks ago, but it has already taken the social world by storm. Meerkat and Periscope are part of a new company...
Today, Facebook Changed It All

Today, Facebook Changed It All

This morning, at 4am AEST at the annual F8 Conference, Facebook pretty much justified their entire existence. In one fell swoop, they’re taking on YouTube AND are redefining the shopping experience. “How?” you ask. Simple…with Messenger. Yes,...
Will Yahoo (or Google) take on Netflix and Hulu?

Will Yahoo (or Google) take on Netflix and Hulu?

Allow me to start this by saying: If you haven’t seen the TV show ‘Community’ then you are missing out on some quality programming. It is not only a funny TV show but the acting is brilliant and the writing is almost always top-notch. Despite their...
Facebook Video vs YouTube

Facebook Video vs YouTube

It’s difficult to imagine an easier question than: What social network should I put my video on? The answer is simple: YouTube. YouTube is one of, if not the most powerful, video social networks around. Started in 2005 by three former PayPal employees the site...
Have you heard about email?

Have you heard about email?

Every day more and more reports hit the web about Facebook pages reaching fewer and fewer fans. It’s true. In a way. With every post your content will be reaching less people. The only way you can boost your numbers is by putting some $$$ in Facebook’s...