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Google+ rolls out Google Communities

Well, earlier today (depending on where you are, of course), Google+ started rolling out Google Communities. The service is brand new, so I don’t have much of an opinion about it yet.  I’ve just joined a makers/hackers/engineers/artists community, as these are things I think are cool and I reckon it’ll be a really interesting example of a community in action (it already has well over 500 people in it!). The reasoning behind Communities is, in […]

A toolkit for organisations and social media

…Well, a little bit. Certainly, this post is for those of you who know organisations which are looking at social media and considering whether to get involved or not. Now, before a number of you cough and splutter, dear readers, it’s worth noting that many organisations are, really, honestly, I absolutely promise, still pondering this most vexed of questions.  Particularly large ones, or complicated ones, or ones which deal with sensitive information, or competing interests, […]