You would think that social media as a journalistic and political tool would have gotten far enough into mainstream, regular use that we would collectively be avoiding glaring mistakes at this juncture. But no, all it takes is a major national event that all kinds of people would be paying attention to–like, say, the Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare, combined with our culture’s obsession with “first!“, and the power of Internet tools to capture the moment.
(For a more in depth exploration and ensuing discussion of DDoS, see my post, and the comments, over here.)
From Sept 30, 2010, in response to the suicide of Tyler Clementi.
Thanks to the Women’s Media Center for capturing.
(Thanks to the Women’s Media Center for capturing this appearance.)
Thanks to Facebook’s latest round of privacy silliness, I’ve had the opportunity to talk to loads of media outlets on the topic, as well as the future of social networking. Here are a few:
I went on CNN International and spoke with awesome host Fionnuala Sweeney:
It was such an exciting week! First, I was on CNN for about 5 seconds:
Then, I met Jason Alexander!
And then, he mentioned having my business card in his pocket at the beginning of the speech he gave at the gala we were all attending!
Tee hee. All thanks to Take Back America.