Tag archives: Social Media

Smartphones do not make us anti-social

So… let’s get past the idea that cell phones make people antisocial. When you’re alone in a crowd of strangers, there’s nothing wrong with exploring your online world online and making connections that weren’t possible before. That’s what the Networked Society is all about.

No 4G, no problem: how people in developing Asia are driving social media use

We have just released our seventh edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report and as I went through the South East Asia and Oceania appendix, what really stood out was how much social media has become ingrained as part of life in this region.
Already, one in four of us feel social media is central to our lives and as many as 60 percent are using multiple social media platforms. Even more striking was the fact that this sentiment seemed to be more pronounced in emerging countries like Vietnam and Indonesia.

That legendary ICT-driven party that delivered a flawless experience … except for Dad

Our speaker’s thesis is that the more complex a situation is, the greater the engagement will be. Because the party was broken up by police, more friends wanted to see the photos and share them. This is what our industry has to prepare for – and with high levels of engagement and complexity, the consumer experience has to be flawless.

Command-crafted community

Produce and print personal postcards: classic comes back with digital twist

Did you know: Facebook is the third-largest country in the world

Connected rings are more than a fashion statement

Peter Linder blogs about the first wave of networked rings that are emerging. These devices belong to a group of wearable tech products that have mass market potential.

Massive mobile momentum is materialising

What does mobile first mean across different sectors when all devices are mobile and applications are cloud-based and designed for mobile?

Technology and good karma unite a nation

Connected communities are driving a new do-ocracy

Easy access to information about almost anything is fundamentally changing our possibilities to do things ourselves. For do-it-yourself (DIY) people, it is much easier to find information and much easier to link up with people who share the same interests. This, together with affordable technologies, tools and services are lowering the barriers to nearly a zero cost in many areas.