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Twitter and
  the realtime web
impact on news and
    communities
      Loic Le Meur
    twitter.com/loic
   Facebook.com/...
Entrepreneur,
 blogger since 2003.
Founded 5 companies.
Currently building one of the
most popular Twitter application,
           Seesmic
and behind the #1 European
  Internet event, leweb.net
The printing press
The telegraph and the
      telephone
Cinema
TV
Conversational media is no
good at addressing groups

Mass media is no good at
     conversation

 (Clay Shirky, How Cellp...
The Internet
The Internet
• Has native support for conversation
  AND group communication
• Becomes the carriage of ALL other
  medium,...
Professional media has become
      a minority source of
          information
Chinese Earthquake this year
Protests made China shut down
           Twitter
Hudson River Plane Crash
Fort Hood Shootings




     Read Paul Carr’s post
News came from ONE Twitter
           account
Soldier Tearah Moore http://
 twitter.com/missTearah
Watch out for the
“Look at me looking at You”
         (Paul Carr)
Twitter is Microblogging
• It is simple
• It is mobile, any phone can update by
  sms
• Takes one minute
• Feedback comes ...
Anyone should build a
 community and a brand online
• It’s the fastest way to get help
• It’s the fastest way to find a job...
It does not come for free
• Share first, help others before asking
• Bring value, don’t keep just advertising
  your stuff ...
Go start today
Find your niche
and be the best at it
Recommended readings:
    Tribes by Seth Godin
Trust Agents by Chris Brogan
Thank you
 twitter.com/loic
facebook.com/loic
  loiclemeur.com
loic@seesmic.com
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The impact of the RealTime web on media and news

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The impact of the RealTime web on media and news

  1. Twitter and the realtime web impact on news and communities Loic Le Meur twitter.com/loic Facebook.com/loic loic@seesmic.com
  2. Entrepreneur, blogger since 2003. Founded 5 companies.
  3. Currently building one of the most popular Twitter application, Seesmic
  4. and behind the #1 European Internet event, leweb.net
  5. The printing press
  6. The telegraph and the telephone
  7. Cinema
  8. TV
  9. Conversational media is no good at addressing groups Mass media is no good at conversation (Clay Shirky, How Cellphones Twitter and Facebook can make history)
  10. The Internet
  11. The Internet • Has native support for conversation AND group communication • Becomes the carriage of ALL other medium, mixed • Each time a new consumer enters a new producer joins • The network grows at a square the number of participants
  12. Professional media has become a minority source of information
  13. Chinese Earthquake this year
  14. Protests made China shut down Twitter
  15. Hudson River Plane Crash
  16. Fort Hood Shootings Read Paul Carr’s post
  17. News came from ONE Twitter account Soldier Tearah Moore http:// twitter.com/missTearah
  18. Watch out for the “Look at me looking at You” (Paul Carr)
  19. Twitter is Microblogging • It is simple • It is mobile, any phone can update by sms • Takes one minute • Feedback comes fast • You can feel your community real time
  20. Anyone should build a community and a brand online • It’s the fastest way to get help • It’s the fastest way to find a job • Feeling connected in real time to your online friends feels like thinking as a group
  21. It does not come for free • Share first, help others before asking • Bring value, don’t keep just advertising your stuff or talking about yourself • Share on a regular basis • Go comment and participate in other communities • Share on multiple platforms, blogging can be your home, but social software is much faster and easier for most
  22. Go start today
  23. Find your niche and be the best at it
  24. Recommended readings: Tribes by Seth Godin Trust Agents by Chris Brogan
  25. Thank you twitter.com/loic facebook.com/loic loiclemeur.com loic@seesmic.com

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