It’s a shame the police don’t want to chat about my porn problem

Remember how in 24 things would often get kick started by “chatter”? Yeah, chatter – mutterings on the Internet that something is afoot. In espionage drama (and heck, probably real life spying too) the ‘net is monitored for tidbits of this and that which might fall into a sort of a pattern that tells you… Continue reading It’s a shame the police don’t want to chat about my porn problem

Social media listening: dear brands, please stop rewarding me for being a grumpy git

I’m getting worried about social media listening strategies. Not in a paranoid, surveillance society way. I’m worried about social media listening strategies because corporations reward me every time I moan; whinges are the new currency, and companies are incentivising me to be grumpy. Discounting spammers who @ me on twitter every time I mention Apple,… Continue reading Social media listening: dear brands, please stop rewarding me for being a grumpy git