#TBT – Putting the Social into Social Networking

Today's #throwbackthursday post takes us back to 2010 and the second twitter meetup, or tweetup as they were called back then, that Johanna Basford and I ran in Aberdeen. She's done alright since then! On Thursday night a random group of folks descended on the funky venue that is Musa in Aberdeen's re-styled Merchants Quarter. … Continue reading #TBT – Putting the Social into Social Networking

Putting the Social into Social Networking

On Thursday night a random group of folks descended on the funky venue that is Musa in Aberdeen's re-styled Merchants Quarter. What was once the arse-end of town had re-invented itself, and was now hosting a new phenomenon, #themeet140. The brain-child of @markofespect and @chris_hall1, themeet140 is an open invitation for folks on Twitter to … Continue reading Putting the Social into Social Networking

All That’s wrong with this country!

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of meeting Mark Jennings, or @markofrespect as many of you will know him. The following day Mark wrote a great blog at http://www.clicktoexit.com/ on the herd mentality, which seemed to strike a chord with so many of us. Mark inspired me to put some of my own thoughts … Continue reading All That’s wrong with this country!