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raincoaster media and The Cryptosphere go to camp!

May 20, 2015

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Social Media Camp, that is! It’s that time of year, kittens: the time when we pack up the Cray, break out the cutoffs, and head to glorious Victoria, BC, to present a talk at Social Media Camp, the premiere conference of its kind in Canada, and that’s saying something. The conference starts with a soft […]

Beer ‘n Blogs October 21

September 30, 2011

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Yep, that’s all she wrote, “she” being Allison Markin, digital doyenne of the Okanagan. And what am I writing, besides this blog post? I’m writing my notes for the two workshops I’ll be leading: Internet Drama for Fun and Profit and the less amusing but also far less likely to end in a plaintive midnight […]

Courting Controversy in comic form!

May 14, 2011

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Noise to Signal Cartoon Intrepid social media cartooniste extraordinaire Rob Cottingham (seriously, that toothpaste guy isn’t in it) attended the Courting Controversy: Dancing with the Devil panel at the Northern Voice blogging conference, and what you see above is the result. Pretty spiffy note-taking if you axe me. The panel was moderated by Rebecca Coleman […]

Comments and Community Management: A raincoastermedia Workshop at WordCamp Victoria

April 7, 2010

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Image by Kjirstin via Flickr Yes, I’m teaching at WordCamp Victoria again, May 15th. I love Victoria, and it’s an easy day trip from Vancouver; moreso for us carless ones now that the Canada Line connects with the bus out to the ferry terminal. I’m really looking forward to this and to spending another day […]

The 5 Ways to Become a Social Media Douchebag

February 3, 2010

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And listicles. Listicles are HUUUUUUUUUGE. Seriously, could this be any more brilliant? Particularly the “I just retweet Mashable” comment? That happens to remind me of one of my pet peeves: people who just rt stuff they themselves never bother to read, just so they look smart. Let’s face it: nobody goes to Twitter to find […]

Troll Management: Handling Conspiracy Theorists on a Forum

July 20, 2009

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Oh, for god’s sake, Photobucket, that was a promotional image released by the studio and hosted in my Photobucket account for NINE YEARS. And you deleted it now? No wonder everyone uses Flickr now. I’m finding more and more requests for advice on dealing with internet drama, and who, I ask, is more qualified to […]