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Has forums played their part in the online conversation?

Posted on: March 30th, 2010 by Fransgaard   I was recently invited to a Japanese Linkedin Group (in English) and it struck me at the time that I don’t really use forums outside LinkedIn anymore. However, maybe the change is deeper than I first realised. After joining…

The power of Social Media is not in the answers, it is in the questions it makes you ask

Posted on: March 16th, 2010 by Fransgaard I grew up without the Internet and I grew up in a village of 400 people which means one of my few sources of new information was the large encyclopaedia my parents bought.  Looking back one of the great benefits with…

Re-discovering the joy of Flash accidents

Posted on: March 15th, 2010 by Fransgaard I haven’t done Flash actionscript for ages but earlier today I quickly did a test for how a scratch-card-like effect could be made with some AS2 scripting. One thing led to another and I ended up with a funky bit…

Flavors and Phucisme – A social media love story

Posted on: March 9th, 2010 by Fransgaard One of my best friends is an artist named Phuc Van Dang. He is also one of the most active people I have ever come across. His art is featured on everything; canvas, cups, plates, bowls, bigger plates and full…

Tools to search the online conversations as they happen

Posted on: March 9th, 2010 by Fransgaard Here’s a small list of tools I’ve bookmarked that helps search social media sphere: http://www.ubervu.com/ Searches across blogs, forums, tweets etc to give you a picture of a particular keyword and the history it has. http://trends.ellerdale.com/Allows you to search across channels…

Where are the young rock stars of social media?

Posted on: March 4th, 2010 by Fransgaard Warning: I am going to sound like an old man in this post eventhough I am only in my 30s but as I have survived the dot-com crash and I remember a net without Google I am probably the equivalent…

Is privacy the new currency or is it a non issue?

Posted on: March 1st, 2010 by Fransgaard At the recent Digital Lounge meet-up in London, starring Mark Curtis from Flirtomatic, a man in the audience asked the fantastic question: “Is privacy the new currency?” Privacy sure has taken a lot of beating recently and it is something…