30Sep

Calling all commuters! If you knew – via the miracles of modern technology – that 300 foreign exchange students would be jostling their way into your train carriage at the next station down the line, might you perhaps be tempted to top up your latte and wait a few minutes longer for the next, student-free,

30Sep

We thought we would take a closer look at our next Media140 event – the Brands gig in October – and we stumbled across more than a few interesting little snippets which may well surprise you. Here, Media140 founder – Ande Gregson – (aka Dr Frankenstein by the M140 crew…) has pulled together his personal

29Sep

Our weekend guest Ben Werdmuller did a lively, provocative post on the issues raised by the recent Lily Allen file-sharing row. Several readers took the time to post equally trenchant comments. Ben’s own considered response to them (including his own uncle, Steve Monas..) follows: On Sunday, Media140 published a blog post I’d written on Lily

29Sep

TimeBank is a relatively young charity which has made a significant contribution to the 21st century revolution in the way that the voluntary sector and businesses approach charitable work – both individually and jointly. As TimeBank’s Head of Online and Tech, Damien Austin-Walker, was initially keen to see how he could apply social media concepts

27Sep

It can get uncomfortably hot in the Twitter Celeb kitchen, as a host of eager – but less than circumspect – Tweeters continue to discover. This week it was the turn of winsome songstress @lilyroseallen (followers 1,538, 873 and counting; following: 57). Lily’s initially trenchant views on illegal file sharing unleashed a backlash so immediate

24Sep

One undisputed advantage of Social Media is the invigorated voice it has given to the lowly consumer who, only a few years ago, had a mere handful of stones in their slingshot, to help them face down the hulking Goliaths of big business. Now, customer product reviews, both negative and positive, coupled with the myriad