Tag Archives: British television

Facebook Wants to Be Twitter, While Twitter May Have to Be More Like Facebook

By | July 3, 2009

Here’s another appearance on Radio Australia’s Breakfast Club which is pretty much every Friday—around 1.15 GMT—and here are some links to the things I talked about this week. Here’s the audio of the segment (about 10 minutes’ worth). Facebook’s move to be more like Twitter. As I said on the show, Facebook fears that its network lacks room… Read More »

Dancing Queen and the End of Popular Music

By | July 30, 2006

The other night, as I lay sweating in my mum’s flat in boiling England in the early hours, a crowd of 20 somethings spilled out of a nearby club. The usual hubbub of indistinct chatter ensued as they prepared to disperse. Then the females (I assume; I couldn’t actually see anything) started singing something together, and, gradually the… Read More »