Archive for the category "social media scene"

Monday's Third Tuesday Live Blog with David Jones

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In town for an event tomorrow night, David Jones of Hill and Knowlton will be speaking to the Third Tuesday crowd in Vancouver tonight. We hear the horror stories of fake blogs, spam pitches and general ignorance of the social media community by PR practitioners who leap into the online space without first understanding what […]

Zipcar Sponsors My NDMD08 Campaign

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With National Digital Media Day only 10 days away, my grand scheme of being mobile and liveblogging across the region wouldn’t be coming to fruition without the help of Zipcar. Thanks to the car sharing network, I’ll be able to cover more than just Vancouver in the spirit of this national celebration of digital media. […]

Social Media for Change: NDMD and Project Tunisia

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

September 25th is National Digital Media Day in Canada and all those involved with digital photography, podcasting, online video, blogging and the likes are encouraged to post content throughout this 24 hour period of celebration and awareness for the medium. As one of the national blog leads, I’ve been plotting a cross-region blogging campaign, where […]

Net Squared Live Blog: Save the World with Drupal

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This month’s Net Tuesday meetup will be taking place tonight at Workspace in Gastown. The theme is “How Drupal can help you save the world” and the event will feature talks from Boris Mann (BootupLabs), Scott Nelson and Karianne Blank (FearlessCity.ca), and Phillip Djwa (Agentic). More information is also available on the Facebook event. My […]

The True Meaning of BarCamp

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last few weeks I’ve had several people ask me, “what exactly is BarCamp?” Photo credit: Lloyd Budd on Flickr Contrary to what the name might suggest we’re not all going to be learning how to mix drinks unlike the topics at the more literally named VinoCamp, TransitCamp, or MobileCamp. BarCamp is an ad-hoc […]