Mathew Ingram on Social Media as a Small Town

Social media is like a small town… You loose something. You gain something… Everyone finds their place in the spectrum. Update: This video clip from Mathew’s talk at Third Tuesday Toronto is now under post about the event by Maria Koukopoulos titled Part 2 – A Candid Chat with The Globe and Mail’s Social Media Evangelist Mathew Ingram. Below are Mathew’s presentation slides.

How the Globe and Mail is using social media to connect with its readers. Slides:
www.slideshare.net/mathewi/the-globe-and-social-media
twitter.com/mathewi
www.mathewingram.com/work/
www.meetup.com/third-tuesday-toronto/

The Net is a’changing

The Web keeps changing with the rise of new tools for integrative thinking. Some interesting collaborative inventions a buzz this year include:
del.icio.us – social bookmarks manager
upcoming.org – social event calendar
flickr.com – photo sharing
wikipedia.org – open encyclopedia

These may one day be part of enterprise web applications. Read more in Janice Fraser’s It’s a Whole New Internet.

How about running your organization on web applications linked together via a news feed? Some tools include Basecamp, JotSpot, FogBugz, Kayako, Blogger, Gmail, and Google Groups. more…

Apple’s new Tiger OS might do the job of bringing the tools above together with Dashboard and Safari.