Keep Your Filter Off Our Internet – the Twitter protest

October 27, 2008

Reporting from Twitter today… a visual protest in response to the Au governments proposed “Filter

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Shown: (Silkcharm, Eskimo Sparky, Bronwen, jjprojects)

No, none of us really like the idea, not that we’ve really been asked about it in this modern age of dialogue. So given that there are some (urrr a few) notable politicians on Twitter these days… why not update your profile image on twitter as those above have… (no style guide – just do it).

(I’ll be updating my pic in a minute… http://twitter.com/eunmac)

And if it doesn’t work we’re calling these people.

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Update as to the origins of the protest:

RT @bronwen: BTW the genius of "Keep your filter off our internet" was the work of @jordanbrock as part of AWIA’s protest against the plan.

Join in – post your link:

Feel free to post your twitter profile page in the comments or send Senator Conroy an email
http://www.minister.dbcde.gov.au/contact
Email: minister@dbcde.gov.au

Sign the online petition:
http://petitions.takingitglobal.org/oznetcensorship

🙂


Social Media Monetization and Revenue by Laurel Papworth

September 29, 2008

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On Friday at Web Directions South 08, social networks expert Laurel Papworth gave a fantastic presentation on the Monetization of Social Media.

In her words: “This article is about the various social media monetization strategies and the powerpoint presentation (embedded) shows some case studies and examples, including social network size, the revenue streams, valuations and profits.”

Check it out here.