Long road to ruin

I’ve borrowed the title for this post from Messers Grohl, Mendel, Smear, Hawkins and Shiflett … more commonly known as Foo Fighters. Why? Well, over […]

Conversations

At the moment I’m celebrating some, online, 10th anniversaries – in October 2008 I started blogging, I joined LinkedIn in November 2008 and I joined Twitter […]

Catch MoodleNet’s Doug Belshaw LIVE At ALT’s Annual Conference

Can a “federated, resource-centric” social network for educators thrive? The Moodleverse has been asking this question since the MoodleNet project launched. This week, the entire […]

Teen Survey Warning For MoodleNet: Think Instagram, Not Facebook

With the launch of MoodleNet on the horizon, the importance of teen behavior, habits, and rationales in social networks should spark a growing interest for […]

What Facebook knows about me (and you)

This week (March 2018) there has been a lot written about Facebook, the data it collects, the data it ‘sells’ and the data available to […]

Sharing

Recent themes to my work has been the nature of how, and what, we share. I wanted to reflect a little on my own ‘sharing’ […]

Check out the Project MoodleNet updates – The Social Network for Educators

Project MoodleNet is the upcoming social media platform for educators. It will be an integral part of Moodle ecosystem consisting of Moodle Core, Moodle mobile […]

Social networks, long tails, social ties

Today’s post is really a (very) mini case study in the power of integrated corporate social networks, the benefits of long tails in learning, and […]

Dear Twitter. It’s not me, it’s you

Here’s a confession … I’m not as enamoured by Twitter as I used to be. Unlike a traditional break up argument (is this the case, […]

So long Instagram, it was fun

Yesterday I switched off another network, Instagram. I have left Instagram — David Hopkins (@hopkinsdavid) March 27, 2017 There are a few reasons for this. […]

Upload, not Unload

One issue I find with having a sizeable following on social media is that I don’t feel like I can show the kind of frustration that […]

Digital story of … Rock n’ Roll

Back in June 2012 we were all sharing this great video – Digital story of the Nativity. Using the different forms of social media and social sharing […]

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