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The rise of sharing

  The rise of sharing   The spread of social media is leading to more and more information sharing across geographical boundaries. In the TEDx video The Future of Social Media, Ricky Van Veen explains how content is ‘fueled by social sharing’. Content, according to him, lives or dies based on how much it is […]

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Don Tapscott – 4 Principles for the open world (Openess)

Don Tapscott – 4 Principles for the open world (Openess)

You think that social media is about hooking up online? For these kids [in the Tunisian Revolution], it was a military tool to defend unarmed people from murderers.” (Don Tapscott) In this TED video, Don Tapscott suggests that our current global situation is facing the ‘burning platform’ dilemma, where the cost of staying where we are […]

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When social media became news

When social media became news

TED Talks While a few authoritative sources of information dominated the news beforehand, social media has changed this state of the art by bringing forward what has been named participatory journalism, or citizen journalism. Through participatory journalism, news is created by many different people around the globe, providing as a result a ‘complete and powerful […]

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Let’s take back the Internet!

Let’s take back the Internet!

TED Talk This TED speaker touches on a core issue surrounding Internet use: do we want our governments and corporations to control the Internet or not? The Internet really lies between organisations and people – and as such, it can act equally as a tool for organisations or as a voice for people. The speaker […]

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