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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Would you pay for social media?

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... it a major turn-off. Within a few days of updating to the new version of the Facebook app, I deleted it from my phone. That's a tricky call since social media is clearly the new e-mail. Could I not pay for an advertising-free version? The answer, sadly, is no. "The main reason social networks don't charge for their services is because the net benefit is too small ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    What happened to your netiquette? Sound advice before you post

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... The internet was once seen as a transient medium, but digital footprints don't go away, and with social media sign-ins used increasingly on comment boards, anything written on the internet could ... substance." What about netiquette in the new age of social media? "Social media is very narcissistic and I don't think many understand where to draw the line between what they are public ...

  3. Lifestyle - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital lifestyle: sports marketing

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... So explosive has been the impact of social media that sports journalists long ago swapped their little black book of contacts for accounts on micro-blogging websites, and frequently get ... of publicity. He may be atypical social media material - a sportsman 35 years into retirement is unlikely to go viral - but Pele's iconic status is unrivalled. "Pele is still considered ...

  4. Lifestyle - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Spoiler etiquette

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... Prematurely revealing the ending, or a major plot twist, of a film, television show, or book is perhaps the biggest crime in pop culture etiquette. Before the birth of social media and the omnipresence of the internet, staying away from spoilers was relatively easy. But in today's social media age, with continuous, free-flowing and free-roaming information, staying away from ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Internet turns 21, but needs to grow up

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... to the dotcom bubble, the emergence of Google and, most recently, the creation of social media, the digital landscape has had many landmarks, but few ask what it has actually achieved. Is social media ... of the world." Social media platforms such as Twitter are now being used to communicate so quickly and effectively that they can galvanise demonstrations and mass gatherings, for instance, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Can anyone claim Google's crown?

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... of the digitally dominant- Google clearly being the biggest example- more precarious than it first appears? If the social media movement really is as important as we're led to believe, could Facebook, ... ratio is a quarter of the social media website. How does Google make its millions? As well as "per click" charges to companies that advertise alongside its search results, Google puts ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital Life: the WhatsApp phenomenon

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... app, but a full-on social networking platform. If WhatsApp is worried about the competition, its founder isn't showing it. "We want to be really good at doing one thing and doing ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital Lifestyle: a post-mortem web presence

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... and the plethora of social media sites brimming with pictures, postings and videos of everybody, your virtual presence is likely to haunt the living long after you cease to exist in the flesh. Your ... by law," she says. In September, Facebook hit one billion users, and the social networking generation is ageing. Website monitor Pingdom reported the average age of Facebook users to be 40.5 years ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Cloud-based networks are power-hungry beasts

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... "Should a key cloud service provider location be subject to an extremist attack or natural disaster, there could be a risk of widespread impact on the economy and social climate ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Smartphone games are killing gaming consoles

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... processing power in smartphones, higher bandwidth on a global scale, and a jump in cloud technology development. Device-neutral, video-rich augmented reality experiences integrated with social media ...




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