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NBN dials up the blame game, Vodafone ditches lock-in contracts: Vertical Hold – Episode 140

NBN admits customers aren’t happy, but once again says retailers are to blame, while Vodafone takes the torch to retailers and mobile phone contracts alike. Meanwhile, we talk LinkedIn work snooping and more in this week’s episode!

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Random Thoughts: Twittering On

Twitter is apparently set to remove character counts for images and links. Will that change all that much in how social media works?

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Twitter adds group direct messaging and mobile video

Remember when it was all about the Tweets? That’s in the past, as Twitter rolls out direct messaging to groups and embedding mobile video into…

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Google revises Google+ names policy, but way too late

If you’ve got a single name, or want to use a psuedonym on Google+, you now can. It’s probably too late for Google’s social network…

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Online privacy and my kids: Fat Duck on The Feed.

I’ve made the conscious choice not to have pictures or other details of my children on social media sites. I appeared on The Feed on…

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Online spoilers: A code of conduct

Nobody can agree on what the rules for spoilers should be. So here’s a starting point.

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How many Australians are on Facebook?

Facebook has released its local user numbers, confirming its position as the most popular social network in Australia, probably by a wide margin.

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Social media can be decidedly anti-social, but is software the answer?

Social media allows us to engage with folks all over the planet, whether we’re relating news of a social uprising or just discussing the latest…

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