How Google Images can help you research your family history like never before
Why you can’t judge a social network by its number of users
BBC investigation doubts value of Facebook advertising
Irish PM to NYSE: We can become the cloud computing capital of the world
Two tourists capture stunning murmuration of starlings above Ireland’s longest river
Tag Archives: media
Jeff Bezos isn’t the first to try & revive the newspaper industry, but is he the best placed?
Jeff Bezos changed how we shop, but with his purchase of The Washington Post, will he change what we read?
Twitter employs sentiment analysis to try and predict who will win at the Oscars
Can Twitter, using sentiment analysis, predict who will win at the 2013 Academy Awards? The company wants to find out with the launch of its Oscars site.
Leveson: Twitter is a “powerful example” of free speech but a threat to news media
Lord Leveson’s inquiry into press standards points the figure at Twitter for bringing economic hardships on the press but also praises the site as a model of free speech
National Archives publishes thousands of wills written by serving World War One soldiers online
Thousands of wills from serving World War One servicemen have gone online for the first time on the Irish National Archives’ website.
TED Talks surpasses 1bn views & shows off its celebrity editor playlists feature
1 billion views later TED Talks shows that editors are still needed as it announces its curated playlist feature.
2012 – The web’s most interactive, real time, Presidential Election ever
On the news sites the 2012 US Presidential Election has become a battle of the interactive maps – here are some of the best and most informative.
RTÉ.ie is Ireland’s largest online media property
RTÉ.ie is Ireland’s largest online media property serving 4.4 million monthly unique visitors, that’s according to the recently published ABC Island of Ireland report.
Rise of the entrepreneurial journalist – interview with cuttings.me’s Nicholas Holmes
We interview Nicholas Holmes, the founder of cuttings.me, about journalism, entrepreneurship and the web’s new-found love for curation.
Using Twitter and Facebook to document Ireland’s Generation Emigration
The Irish Times is using Twitter and Facebook to documents Ireland’s new generation of emigrants, and they want to join in.
RunCoCo’s Alun Edwards tells us about crowdsourcing World War One history in Germany
At the start of the month we spoke to Jonathan Purday, Senior Communications Advisor at Europeana.eu about the organisations forthcoming World War One digitisation roadshow in Germany.
How Europeana, crowdsourcing & wiki principles are preserving European history
As the Europeana digitisation roadshow starts in Germany this week we spoke to Jonathan Purday, Senior Communications Advisor at Europeana.eu, formally of the British Library, about how social media, crowdsourcing, and wiki-principles are preserving European history and bringing academia and the public closer together.
Crowdsourcing history: European museums need your help to digitise World War One records
Europeana (@EuropeanaEU), a Europe-wide digital archive consisting of over 1,500 museums, galleries, and institutions has launched a multinational drive to digitise pictures, memorabilia, letters, notes and other family heirlooms before they decay and are lost forever.