Tag Archives: New Media

#J18 Aftermath/Takeaways? #FB Friend asked: “What [CENSORED] to your [CENSORED]?… a #SOPAJoke? it ain’t so! :P

19 Jan

Following is an exchange with a dear #FB Friend (and also in real life… haven’t you seen the pics?… it’s all out there, too!) who asked about mid-morning YESTERDAY (#j18) about my Profile Pic/Cover Photos having been removed from #Facebook… so I said, PRIVATELY, as to comply with the protest’s guidelines…

[CONSPIRATORIAL WHISPER!]

NOT seen it on the news?… do you ever use WikiPedia?…

… it’s a ‘protest’… we’re supposed to be q u i e t today*… something about censoring the web…

... who'd have thought that Weaving & Portman would end up re-viving such an interesing icon... and was it The Wachowskis that sent out the "update'" to the universe, too?... now being 'leveraged' by  #J18 #Occupy, etc...

... who'd have thought that Weaving & Portman would end up re-viving such an interesing icon... and was it The Wachowskis that sent out the "update'" to the universe, too?... now being 'leveraged' by #J18 #Occupy, etc...

Wanna know more?

Try Google-ing (they said they’d also participate!) “#SOPA” and you’ll get some info.

Me? I’m letting the political pundit & activist come out after #31YrsInTheMaking, so yeah, this is my first “cause” that I’m supporting; not that I don’t care about Intellectual Property Rights, BUT I don’t know if you’ve ever messed around with what are called “DNS” servers… NOT the best way to enforce it, NO!

“When The Legislature is in Session, NO one’s Life, Liberty or Property is SAFE”…

#JeJeJe!

Pancho

P.S: Do u ever watch CNN?… may want to start here, too!

… dunno if it’s your cuppatea politically, we never got to talk about it, but anyway, that’s why today? I’m on ‘stealth’ mode…

Saludos a [CENSORED], while we’re at it… of everyone down there, [CENSORED]… Hasta pronto!”

[T2H: “Think it’s a #SOPAjoke? Don’t think so!… Better a #TweetLine for the Post!”]

*So THAT was the original exchange… today? I am leveraging all my Schedulin’ #ToolPlay to get LOUD tomorrow (when I’m actually going to take a break from all this redirecting… #PunIntended!)

C-ya!

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Via @SomeeCards: a dash of irony, a flurry of laughter – but ZERO Snow? Day #74 of #3rdWinter… In the fifties!

11 Jan

Today, not much time on the iPhone…

…. So here are some pics, and a tweet!

Via @SomeeCards: a dash of irony, a flurry of laughter – but ZERO Snow? Day #74 of #3rdWinter… In the fifties!

 

Via @SomeeCards

Irony abounds today!

 

Yet Another #3rdWinter Screenshot

Yet Another #3rdWinter Screenshot

 

The Tweet?

AvatarForSocialSpark-250x190px_normal.jpgFrancisco J Palacio (@FJPalacio)
1/11/12 7:21 AM
Via @SomeeCards: a dash of irony, a flurry of laughter – but ZERO Snow? Day #74 of #3rdWinter… In the fifties! pic.twitter.com/dKeBZGMW

[VIRTUOSO CLIPBOARDIST SMILES AT HIMSELF… IT GUY? WONDERS ABOUT GOING LIVE – AND LEARNING TO EDIT ON THE FLY… IS THERE AN APP FOR THAT?]

Aha! Lest I forget!

[PICTURE BBC ANNOUNCER FROM INTRO TO LAST YEARS BEST PICTURE.., THE ONE ABOUT ROOT CAUSES!]

“On otter news, the Palacio households’ basement started swinging, thanks to a helpful neighbor of theirs….”

Into The Swing of Things!

Into The Swing of Things!

 

 

End of Days? My Personal #DailyJournal is out again!

10 Jan

OJ Label? Eat ur heart out!

“Put together with concentrates from @ESPN, @FJPalacio, those tweeting last night about #BAMA, #SEC #BCSChampionship and various other sources…”

[CUT TO NEWS SEGMENTS ABOUT #SOPA-POCALYPSE]

“… And in other news, recent shutdowns from major sites prompted many to believe that the world had ended when they were unable to poke, like, comment or tweet their #Tweeps…”

[CUT TO MAYHEM SHOTS… PEOPLES RUNNIN’N’SCREAMIN:]

“My #Facebook! I can’t change my cover photo three times today! Nooooo!”

[BACK TO NEWS DESK]

And others thought the world had also ended as their devices stopped talking back at them, causing a surge of hysteria!

[IMAGINES ORSON WELLES SCARIN’ THE BEEJEZUS OUT OF SOME FOLKS BACK IN THEM AM RADIO DAYS…]

[SATISFIED SMILE!]

There! And I did not even have to talk about the weather!

[LOGSON TO 25-INCHER COMMAND POST… ADDS TWEETS-AS-COMMENTS… TICKLES SEARCH ENGINES…]

There’s a First Time for Everything! #AudioPost via @WordPress.Com… yay!

4 Jan

Hehehe!… and here’s me thinkin’ about resuscitating the #Cinch account… buyout? reverse engineering? feat’s here, fo’ sho!… so here’s the first one, and with Unlimited Vonage and a handful of minutes on the Cell… well!… Heeeellooooo Woooorld!

#InCaseYouMissedIt: #SeenOnAWallNearYou – A #Comment on #Privacy – and those Apps’s T.O.S’s

28 Feb

@ NP-B

Is this about the privacy thing?

[WRY CHUCKLE]

Again… want privacy? Step away from the Keyboard. (SM)

[SIGHS]

… and no, I don’t use any of these apps; I use those who are a tad bit more ‘creative’ – yet, I’m pretty sure, if I took the time to read the T.O.S., it’s all pretty much a bunch of legalese saying “you opted in, you’re ours” – which is what I gather from above.

The price of Freeware, perhaps? I’m glad to pay for it; it’s quid-pro-quo: I get a free app, they get to know about me – or at least what I’ve decided to post it’s ‘me’ (meaning, we still control the conversation, Facebook’s pestering for ‘additional profile information’ notwithstanding)

… now… would there ever be real ‘privacy’ on the Web?

Maybe if you’re a real large organization, whose resources – and compliance factors – allow it and require it? a shred of it; yet again, it’s privacy TILTED for the sake of the organization’s goals and needs  – NEVER the users.

So what do I do?

“write as though anything online may end up on the front page of The New York Times” (G.E. HR Orientation Video, 2005)

Otherwise?

Keep your noses clean – and read up what Nancy posts!

[CHUCKLES]

#Justsayin!

#Facebook Talks: A Thought on #Social/#New #Media – And #Graduating in 2010 (#MMS)

27 Feb

Someone just recently asked me about LinkedIN and their graduation; a conversation ensued in FB Mail, so I took this looooong answer and created a blog post; also helps me showcase the rationales to a few other friends who think the water it’s too cold, deep, or otherwise murky to ‘dive in’…

[SPLASHES INTO A CANNONBALL!]

@ [OLD FBF!]

“Love reading the stuff you post!” (OLD FBF, 2010)

[SIDE SMILE… PUZZLED LOOK]

Really? then I’d make you my ONE reader!

[CHUCKLES… GUFFAWS]

Seriously; it’s sometimes a weird feeling when the ‘interacting’ stops, I know it was more profuse in the past because of specifics such as the election, the length of this recession (which by now has all worn us down to a nub!) and other topics.

Now I think most of the talk happens in FarmVille land, and that little time is available to talk; also, content has exponentially been ‘induced’ into Facebook, so the amounts are just overwhelming…

… and for someone about to graduate, I think time for you is like the most precious commodity, ain’t it?

[SNICKERS… SIGHS…]

Anyway… yeah, y’all 2010 Grads will be facing a HISTORICALLY sucky market; the good news?

Y’all are also the MOST talented ‘generation’ of grads to come out; many ascribe it to the fact that you’re ‘digitally enabled’

IMHO?

Just got a note from a Toastmasters in Dubai.

Go Global.
Expose Yourself
Curate these Sites as though your life depended on IT!
LinkedIN? PAY for the upgrade, and make it a point of getting PAST those 500+ connections in a minute; there, it’s obvious why you’re asking, so be courteous, yet assertive
Here? Create a Professional FB ‘Fan’ Page; make it ‘sound’ like your LinkedIN Profile (100% Business)
Use Networked Blogs to add some cool RSS’ing to it; creates a REASON to fan it; and for some of us, a reason to @Mention, Share and interact with YOUR Fan Page here in FB
…. and last but NOT least?

Dude… get on TWITTER!!!!

ASAP!

That’s where a LOT of people are getting their “Ticker Tape” fix… remember Homer Adams watching it intently?

That’s my best analogy for it; it’s fresh, breaking, and above all, relevant information.

Me?

Check out the info tab, there’s a handful of ID’s, pick at least:

@MMSocieties
@FJPalacio

The others are ‘convo’ -specific (i.e. Oralisimo = #LATISM; Papparazzos = #TOGS, etc)

AND LEARN THE LINGO!

Want more?

Sign up for our Meetup.Com place, I post all the vids, and most relevant of all, that’s the only place to get our ‘Slides’.

http://MediaMentoring.Net.

Okidoki, hope this helps – and answers! some more questions, Mr. Graduate

F.

P.S: Coffee? SURE!… the whole point of FBF’s is that eventually we DO get to meet them FTF!…

[CACKLES!]

O Tempora, O Mores!

Ci vedeamo!

[HUMS HAPPILY… THINKS TO HIMSELF: “I have a reader! at least ONE reader out there!… yay!”]

(;OD)~

#InCaseYouMissedIt: @DowntownGarden’s “What’s up With Social Media” Series: Session Three: Facebook Basics

29 Jan

… Hello Media Mentors, Examiner.Com readers!

We were able to broadcast live last evening using UStream:

That said, here we go!

**** Ustream “Show”:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mediamentoringsociety

**** Slide Deck/Pitch for SECOND Hour tonight (THREE (3) topics ONLY will be chosen by attendees from this lecture at PBSC)

http://www.slideshare.net/secret/eeuxUHkevxuTEe

**** Slide Deck/Pitch we repeat every session, as it contains a useful overview of WHY/WHAT FOR we do Social/New Media at all…

http://www.slideshare.net/secret/2UOyUDCiXWf4GP

See you soon… FTF or here, via CMAC!

Saludos!
Stay tuned!
Francisco Palacio
@MMSocieties
Francisco.J.Palacio@MediaMentoring.Org
http://MediaMentoring.Net
http://CMAC-Labs.US


  • First Hour of the Session, Broadcast LIVE On @UStream and archived there as well…

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/4094879

  • Second Hour of the Session, Broadcast LIVE On @UStream and archived there as well…

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/4095963


And here we have the video archives from the prior one, on Tuesday 2010 01 12 so that anyone can catch up… want them all? visit us at MediaMentoring.Net for all the proceedings so far – and to stay updated


Hello everyone!

Also: here’s the audio from 2010 01 12’s Session (number two: on Wikis and Communities)

http://sn.im/u437h

http://sn.im/u437n

as well as the video from that same night (Session #2)

http://vimeo.com/8742121

http://vimeo.com/8740625

And the slide deck/pitch (remember, the overview is the same for all sessions; we will only spend a few minutes on it this third time, as we open up the floor to CHOOSE which topics we will be working on that night’s second hour!)

http://www.slideshare.net/secret/1ptXKoqIqkNCU0

Also, here’s something I wrote on the Event page, as to encourage everyone to bring their tools so we can work together and get somethings done every night you attend:

“We would encourage everyone with a Laptop, Notebook, iPhone or Blackberry to come prepared with these tools as this third session will be the most interactive of all so far, given the feedback we’ve received, we’ll not only be sharing the overview, but also the lecture portion of the class to be given at PBSC soon; however, we’d ask the attendees to pick THREE topics of their choice, so that we can focus the second hour on a sample lab situation…

Webcams, Audio Recorders, Video Recorders and other gear, we also hope you can bring those from now on, as to allow YOUR participation to become part of the interaction!…

Stay tuned also as we give out locations to the LIVE UStream and LIVE CinchCast Broadcasts for this evening, so that you can tune in in case you cannot attend personally – or share with your friends, as to allow them to see you AT WORK with these magnificent tools!….”

So for example, check out what we did together on Friday!


http://sn.im/u4383
or
http://www.facebook.com/video/?oid=269534585125
or
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/testing-webcam1