In a continuing quest for personalization Google seems to be turning the web into a “logged-in web”, where you receive personalized results for queries based on whether or not you are logged into an external service/platform. In this screenshot Google shows me four of my Flickr contacts for the query Flickr. Google knows I am… Read more Google presents “the logged-in web”
This map provides an insight into the linking practices of a part of the Dutch blogosphere. Download full map as PDF. Starting points provided by Bert Brussen’s blogpost (including comments) calling for “weblogs that matter anno 2010.” This is not the “whole” Dutch blogosphere, it maps the interlinking practices of the blogs of the startinglist.… Read more Snapshot of the Dutch Blogosphere December 2010
Beautiful infographic of The Evolution of The Blogger by Flowtown – Social Media Marketing Application. There’s one thing that bugs me though: It presents three types of blog formats (the photoblog, the vlog and the linklog) as ‘new blog forms’ that came out of the above mentioned type of bloggers. However, the linklog is one of… Read more The Evolution of The Blogger Visualization, but what happened to the history of the linklog?
On July 9th, Esther Weltevrede and I presented our ongoing research on the Dutch Blogosphere at the Mediamatic Mapping Ignite event. Here are the slides and notes from our 5 minute superfast and condensed informational Ignite talk on researching and mapping the Dutch Blogosphere. Slide 1: Hi, I’m Anne and this is Esther and we… Read more Mapping the Dutch Blogosphere at Mapping Ignite
Within my research I am currently focussing on the notion of links as the currency of the Web (Walker 2002) and to what extend that still holds up in Web 2.0. Together with Carolin Gerlitz from Goldsmith, University of London we are investigation to what extent the Like, the Share and the (re)Tweet are new… Read more The Like, the Share and the (Re)Tweet as pre-configured links
A research project by Anne Helmond, Catalina Iorga, Alejandro Ortega. Text by Anne Helmond and Catalina Iorga. Project website on the DMI wiki. From 28 June – 9 July 2010 we organized a Digital Methods Training Certificate Program which is a two-week intensive training and skill acquisition program. This project is one of project outcomes… Read more A Protest’s Web: The Cross-Syndication Practices of G20 Toronto Summit Online Protest Platforms