Is OpenSocial the beginning of the end for Facebook?

Google and partners (including LinkedIn, Hi5, Friendster, Ning and others) are launching a new open API for interfacing with Social Networks. I’m not going to go into it too much because plenty of people have written about it already but I’ll give a few comments. If you’re looking for one blog to read to get […]

Fear of Facebook?!

I had an interesting discussion with Brian Kelly (from UKOLN) earlier and he alerted me to an article in The Independent from last week entitled “Networking sites: Professors – keep out”. As I will be speaking at the forthcoming “Exploiting The Potential Of Blogs And Social Networks” event next month I was interested to see […]

Where to stop?!

I’m currently working on some project plans for our website. We have undertaken a project, along with Corporate Marketing, to bring together all of our communications under the same umbrella (same design, theme etc). In theory the concept is great, we’ll be working with some great creatives and it gives us an opportunity to really […]

Google shift up a Gear

Since Google announced Gears in May there’s been little concrete news on what’s going to be offline enabled next. On Friday, Google released a technical demonstration of putting Blogger offline using the new API. Nice, but make with the good stuff Google! Writing blog entries in a text editor while offline isn’t too much trouble […]

New Google quick links format?

I’ve just noticed Google has a different format for grouping a set of links under one result – when searching for Edge Hill University for example. They’ve been doing this kind of thing for a while but not in the two column format and I don’t know what Google calls this format so can’t search […]