what happens when your ‘star’ is poached by a competitor and becomes their ‘star’?

Mega thanks to Gary Hayes for this! Technorati Tags: gary hayes, social media, statistics, numbers

The wise communicator will get involved as soon as possible, even if just in a small way, lest their own career prospects become limited

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It was a small leap from Eve to this very blog before you and some would argue that the language hasn’t developed much in the interim, either

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As part of the 2nd Digital Media Summit I recently attended in Auckland, New Zealand, here are the slides I presented on the current state of social media in Australia.

So when I read comments in newspapers and online, or when I hear comments on radio and television that call people ‘firebugs’ I feel anger wash over me; such a term is a ‘feel good’, lightweight refusal to acknowledge what these people actually are – arsonists and murderers.

I want to have a look at how Social Media in Australia has responded to the devastation of the Victorian fires.