Discarnate is my fave among the many terms slung by Marshall McLuhan, who'd have turned 100 yesterday. It means, Philip Marchand wrote here, "almost literally bodiless."
Storify allows users to create stories using social media
The Meta-Activism Project is an organization dedicated to establishing digital activism as a field of study
Alert! Radio from Canadian Dimension
Alert! Radio #183 -- Interviews with Antonia Zerbisias on social media and the election, Pierre Beaudet on the NDP surge in Quebec and Patrick Bond on the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change.
It took me a long time to write my first blog. For economists, the blogosphere is a rapid response world, and speed can kill.
Redeye speaks with media scholar Adel Iskandar about the part that Facebook and other social media did -- and did not -- play in the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.
Apr 5, 2011 to Apr 6, 2011
Alice Mackay Room
350 West Georgia StreetVancouver , BC
Canada49° 16' 46.938" N, 123° 6' 56.25" W
British Columbia CA
Come and hear from inspiring speakers reflecting our culturally diverse communities who will show how social media has helped them strengthen their identities, roots and friendships.
A social media company set up an ad on Toronto's Craigslist seeking writers to 'help balance the left-wing bias of the major media outlets.' Sadly, it was pulled within the hour.
Hebba Fahmy and Anita Krajnc
Al Jazeera, Twitter, Facebook and others have more than proven to skeptics in the West their own worth during Egypt's uprising, and provided many ways to get democratic voices heard.
Egypt has been the second-largest recipient of U.S. foreign aid for decades, after Israel. Mubarak's regime has received $2 billion per year since coming to power, overwhelmingly for the military.