My esteemed colleague Jack Riley, head of digital at the Independent and Evening Standard, is leaving to join AOL/Huffington Post. I wish him well, and want to pay tribute to him for the success of The Independent on the web, but also, more selfishly, for helping me into the digital world.
I started blogging in 2007, [...]
I should like to thank my mum.
And those good people at Time who have listed me as one of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2013.
Distinguished company and all, in a list beginning with Chelsea Clinton, Mia Farrow and Bill Gates. Especially as I currently have a stripe across my face (it’s a another rather [...]
Today Twitter celebrates its seventh birthday. It was on this day in 2006 that creator Jack Dorsey sent out his very first tweet and a new social network was born.
Ever since Twitter announced that it was going to allow everyone to download the archive of their tweets I have looked forward to the day.
‘How did you two meet?’ ‘We met via social media.’ This answer may soon become the norm when telling others how you met your partner.
Should we really rely on Twitter as much as we do? Today’s ‘fail whale’ return seems to suggest otherwise.
Was this the most inane interview in the history of football? While it would certainly seem pretty difficult to beat, here is a selection of the tweets so you can make your own mind up…
Does Twitter’s Vine app have what it takes to become the Instagram of video? Or is six seconds just far too short?
I see that the columnist Suzanne Moore is back on Twitter. Her feed closed down for a while because of the storm she whipped up with a passing comment that was interpreted as disrespectful to Brazilian transsexuals
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