Mapping the Australian Twittersphere

Written by Terry Flew on May 24, 2012

My colleagues Axel Bruns and Jean Burgess have released their preliminary mapping of Twitter use in Australia – the Australian Twittersphere – and it has received considerable media publicity.

A copy of their presentation to the Digital Humanities Australasia: Building, Mapping, Connecting conference held in Canberra in April 2012 is provided below:

Mapping the Australian Twittersphere

View another webinar from Axel Bruns

Social Media in Times of Crisis

Written by Terry Flew on April 5, 2011

For anyone unable to get to the Social Media in Times of Crisis event run by the EIDOS Institute and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation yesterday (April 4), you can check out a news story here:
Disaster authorites move to social media more

There are also photos from the day that can be accessed here (via Facebook only).

Social Media in Times of Crisis

Written by Terry Flew on March 16, 2011

SOCIAL MEDIA IN TIMES OF CRISIS: SOCIAL MEDIA DURING THE QUEENSLAND FLOODS

Presented by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation and the EIDOS Institute

Professor Terry Flew, Dr Axel Bruns, Dr Jean Burgess, Dennis Atkins, Kym Charlton, Dr Kelly McWilliam, Dr Mark Bahnisch, Monique Potts, Eileen Culleton

Date: Monday 4 April, 2011
Time: 9:45am – 2:00pm
Venue: State Library of Queensland, Brisbane

The unprecedented use and role of social media during the recent devastating floods occurring in South-East Queensland has emerged as

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