Tag archives: Social Media

Change will never be as slow as it is today

On Friday, September 28, Hans Vestberg talked about The Networked Society at SIME London. He spoke about how broadband, mobility and the cloud will become the core infrastructures in which all other activities in society will operate under.
At the moment, basically every industry sector in the world is seeking new opportunities based on this ICT [...]

The city amplifier

City people walk fast. As a matter of fact, the larger the city, the faster they walk. When talking to New Yorkers about everyday life in the city, we met a young man who said he gets so annoyed with the tourists on the sidewalks of the city not keeping up the pace that sometimes [...]

Digital. Global. Action – Social Good Summit 2012

We have been supporting Technology for Good and the use of social media to spread the word on the importance of sustainability issues for some time now and we continue to develop new opportunities for engagement. One of the greatest engagement platforms is the Social Good Summit. We are pleased to partner again this year [...]

Social life of the young – same needs, different tools

When I was young, dating – or at least trying to date – consisted of slipping a note into a girl’s locker, or shuffling nervously towards her to ask her out with my friends offering humiliating support in the background.

How does connectivity drive social change?

At the Rio+Social event that took place in Brazil last week, with the help of social media, leaders from around the world took the discussions about a sustainable future to a global audience. 

Scalable, smart, superior and simple: the standards of the future

Without a fully-fledged network, society and operators can’t reach their full potential. The network must be optimized to manage the enormous communications transformations taking place in society. And to achieve this, they will need to focus on four key attributes.

What does your social media profile say about you?

On May 18, the IPO of Facebook came at a valuation of USD108 billion. If you’re a baby boomer like me, you might wonder how this event will impact your future career. Until about six months ago, I was representative of most baby boomers– I was using one social-media tool for friends and family life [...]

Rediscovering the social approach to media

At Mobile World Congress 2012, we spoke to Tom Standage, Digital Editor, The Economist, about the social media phenomenon. Standage says that while many people perceive social media as being new and unprecedented, they mark a return to the way media have worked throughout most of history.

A DAY wants you to picture today, inspire tomorrow

Rather than waiting for special events, I prefer taking photos of my everyday life – on my way to daycare, eating breakfast or getting groceries. I take most of the pictures with my phone, and then I e-mail them to my Posterous account. By keeping it simple and uploading everyday moments I get an image [...]

How do you spend your time?

According to a study by Ericsson ConsumerLab, in the last eight years, internet use has quadrupled.