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Blood and ink spilled in lurid social media privacy case - the footballer and the model!
Posted: 23 May 2011 4 Comments

Britiain's media is in a franzy over an alleged affair between a famous "family footballer" and a sexy model. Sounds just like the usual old ho-hum? The difference is that this is turning into a lurid privacy test case, with social media right in the dock! And supporters of social mdia are flocking to its defence in an explosion of creative ways!
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23 May 2011
The newspaper's dramatic backlash took its cue from MPs and peers who have spoken against injunctions. In front of a worldwide audience, Football fans at a match mockingly chanted the name of the player who is alleged to have had an affair with Imogen Thomas (pictured). He was also mentioned more than 30,000 times on Twitter.
Power of the network - even in a closed society
Posted: 14 April 2011

The incarceration of Chinese activist Ai Weiwei, architect of the renowned "Bird's Nest" Olympic stadium, has attracted international media attention, demonstrating yet again the power of the digital network that glues the world together. This fascinating article from The Economist highlights how Weiwei used the tools of connectivity to express himself and disseminate his attitudes, even in ...

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A digital rallying cry
14 April 2011
THE Twitter account of Ai Weiwei, China's foremost artist-activist, fell silent when he was arrested on April 3rd. Chinese state media suggest that he is guilty of "economic crimes" and a bevy of other reputation-killers such as plagiarism and being "erratic." But his imprisonment is clearly a means of shutting him up. A forceful advocate of democracy and free speech, Mr Ai used his blog to ...
FaceBook Ubiquity!
Posted: 14 February 2011

Once the preserve of the so called 'smart-phone' FaceBook now becomes accessible to every single mobile phone on the planet...well almost...you need a SIM card from Gemalto. This latest announcement is yet another step in the relentless march of the social media and its central role in general society...and the death of email as we know it. Soon every mobile device will connect to the social ...

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Gemalto embeds Facebook onto a SIM card
14 February 2011
Digital security company Gemalto today unveiled a Facebook application which is installed onto the SIM card, letting users access the social-networking site even without an active data connection.
Tweeting for Tunisia
Posted: 17 January 2011

Once again we are seeing the rise of the individual in loosely coupled groups, against the establishment that seeks to retain control. This reminds me of one of the central memes in our new Theme presentation, Naked Leadership: Breaking the Illusion of Control.

Like the Orange revolution and the Iranian protests, the internet is helping Tunisians spread the word and mobilize their communities. ...

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Authorities Struggle to Take Control in Tunisia
17 January 2011
Tunisian police clashed with a crowd of more than a thousand demonstrators in the center of the capital on Monday as the interim government struggled to ...
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First fully electronic election shows up true power of social networks
Dateline: 9 April 2015
Pouring money into influencing the electorate to vote in a particular way has been endemic in all democratic societies. In the 2008 US presidential ...

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