Six Reasons Why I’m Not On Facebook, By Wired UK’s Editor | Epicenter | Wired.com
Steve in the office reflected recently that we are not Facebook’s users, we are it’s product. Our data, given up willingly is a valuable commodity to companies wanting to sell to us (or use our data in other ways).
This post by David Rowan explains why he’s not using Facebook because of this.
Danah Boyd’s negative backchannel experience at Web2.0 Expo
Grateful to @jamesclay for blogging about this as I’d read Danah’s post a while ago then completely forgot where I’d read it and who had written it.
It’s a good entry to the debate about how tweeting on the backchannel at a live event can impact on a speaker.
I don’t see this as a reason to not have a backchannel or a twittersteam visible during an event but there are interesting lessons here for speakers as well as tweeters.
Rethinking the Mobile Web by Yiibu
Shared by @dajbelshaw
A slideshare on designing content for the mobile web. It includes some suggestions for scripting but also highlights the variety of mobile devices and browsers in use and how this affects accessibility. We don’t all have iPhones (and nor should we).
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.