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Web 2.0 – A threat to the Internet?

It has been twenty years since the birth of the Internet in CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) took the world by storm. Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, the inventor of the Internet, then had the vision of a “single universal … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 and STOMP

In 2004, Tim O’Reilly and MediaLive International launched the Web 2.0 Conference (now known as Web 2.0 Summit) with the intent to restore confidence in an industry that lost its way after the dotcom bust. (O’Reilly & Battelle: 2009) The … Continue reading

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A Social Media Community in the making?

A follow up to my previous post, Navigating through STOMP, can STOMP actually fall under the category of social media community instead of “the citizen journalism website” as SPH had claimed? In an article published in Social Media Examiner, Michael Birto, … Continue reading

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Navigating through STOMP

“Award-winning STOMP, or Straits Times Online Mobile Print, is Asia’s leading citizen journalism website with user-generated material fuelling its success.” This statement is boldly acclaimed by Singapore Press Holdings. As a recent “STOMPer” convert, it seems that STOMP offers much … Continue reading

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