Social Media Research Conference – Sheffield

One of the best conferences I have been to for some time. I’m not going to do a full recap like I did with Social Media Week London because so much went on, so here are the most relevant points for me: Keynote Speakers Katrin Weller – The Pleasures and Perils of Studying Twitter HasContinue reading “Social Media Research Conference – Sheffield”

#SMWLDN – Psychology Day

That wasn’t Social Media Week London’s official name for today, but that is the whole reason why I booked the day off work and made my way down to London (Covent Garden). There were two sessions by psychoanalyst Dr Aaron Balick, whose work I have come to really admire because he focuses on the individualContinue reading “#SMWLDN – Psychology Day”

Social Media, the Ego, and the Self | Chinwag – connecting digital people

This is the type of thing I think about whenever I’m scanning my Twitter stream or reading my Facebook news feed. This quote in particular is something I’ve always wondered ever since I started working in social media:  “is the development of “Web 2.0” is changing us in some way, or is it simply aContinue reading “Social Media, the Ego, and the Self | Chinwag – connecting digital people”