Protect your digital identity and information on social networks

Sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace , LinkedIn, Orkut, Zorpia, Flicker, twicpic, yfrog and YouTube.etc, are social media sites designed to share information such as who and where you are and what you are doing, photos and video. This is a comical example of how information is shared using social media sites to tell the Digital … Continue reading Protect your digital identity and information on social networks

The National Archives

Yesterday, Flickr announced that the UK National Archives are adding some of their collection to the Commons site. The collection contains photos, illustrations and documents all released copyright-free. Here's a few examples from the collection to whet your appetite: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/3507410878/in/set-72157608416657334/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/3010671424/in/set-72157608416657334/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/4327205241/in/set-72157608619480138/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/3595079592/in/set-72157608732674049/ Hat tip to Billy at Universities and the Web.

Tag me

Tags are being used by more and more websites. They're everywhere. Look at the top of this post, its been tagged (by me). Look to the sidebar, a tag cloud (more about these later). Chances are if you use any social networking site or web 2.0 site, you'll have used, seen and interacted with tags. … Continue reading Tag me