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Backup your social media accounts

I’ll keep this short. You should download your Twitter data, Facebook data, and as you probably have that too, your Google data. You never know when you might be banned from using them, even accidentally. After you’ve saved that data, go to Instagram and Reddit and do the same! Twitter […]

Ireland

The Irish Digital Detox

Holly and Declan are a young couple addicted to 21st century technology. Writer and journalist Colm Tobin follows them to the island of Carnananánachán where they undergo a bizarre, back-to-basics digital detox. Could you survive a week without your phone or any access to the Internet?

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My fragmented personality

I realised I haven’t updated in a week, yet I have. I’m Donncha on the following social webs: WordPress.com – Yay, the best blogging site, of course. Twitter.com – everyone’s on there, and so am I. Jaiku.com – oh so exclusive membership. Love the threaded comments. Friendfeed – everything gathered […]

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They're twittering the Mars landing

I had completely forgotten about Phoenix, the mission to land a robotic craft at the North Pole of Mars. I was reminded by tehnosailor who twittered about the @marsphoenix Twitter account. Follow that account to hear the latest news from the team in Nasa! They’ve also linked to related movies […]

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Twittering by voice on Twitterfone

Pat Phelan launched his new service, Twitterfone to much excitement last night. Techcrunch had the scoop and as Michael Arrington offered a free account to one of the commenters, he got some interesting responses! In the third grade, a crazy, spooky looking girl chased me with finger paint, and smeared […]

blogging , Ireland

On Tuesday I join the Bebo Generation at BlogTalk

Sigh. The local free newspaper, The Cork Independent, covered BlogTalk 2008 here in Cork and lead with the headline, “Bebo Generation descend on Cork”. Bebo? *mutter* *mutter* Anyway, I’ll be sitting on a panel titled, From blog-style commentary to conversational social media which pretty much spans the entire blogging and […]

Automattic , WordPress

Will Prologue bring the Twitters back?

I bumped into Tom Raftery in Cork Airport on my way to Arizona. As luck would have it, we were both on the same flight to London, although he was going to Munich for a conference. Unfortunately we weren’t sitting near each other on the plane but in the airport […]

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