Author’s note: this blog post was first published in ICTWorks.org. In a nation of about 15 million people, Cambodia has over 19 million mobile phone subscribers. In addition, there are only about 3.8 million Internet users. A 2014 report published by the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) says that “Mobile phone access is near universal […]
First published on Banyan Blog: http://www.banyanblog.com/4/post/2014/02/tharum-bun-32-blogger.html THARUM BUN, 32, BLOGGER Tharum Bun, 32, is an experienced voice in the Cambodian blogosphere and digital media space. Blogging since 2004, he’s been a contributing writer for the Phnom Penh Post, Asian Correspondents, The United Nations’s Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) and Global Voices online. He has worked […]
In my series of “Cambodian bloggers on blogging,” I have a conversation with Banyan Blogger Mitty Steele. A Cambodian-born American, Mitty is a writer, photographer, and communicator. This is an unedited email interview. It’s a great honor that she accepted my request for this exclusive interview. If you, readers, want to drop her a line, […]
What if Twitter were a TV channel for Cambodians? The top 10 hashtags related to #electionskh: http://hashtagify.me/#electionskh Tool: http://keyhole.co/ How: Is there an easy way to count the number of tweets posted with a specific hashtag?
As part of my series of ‘Cambodian bloggers on blogging,’ I had a conversation with 26-year-old Ou Ritthy, who has been regarded by Cambodia’s English-language papers as one of the nation’s political bloggers. This is an unedited email interview I recently had with Ritthy, who runs a regular talk, Politikoffee, about Cambodian politics among his […]
Have a blog or website The most important thing is to launch a blog or a website that your supporters and followers can read your correspondence. Once published online, anyone can spread your letters, speeches and everything in between on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. You need not to worry if what […]
Instead, Evan Williams argues, citizens should re-calibrate their ravenous appetite for information towards more awe-inspiring content. “Published written ideas and stories are life-changing,” he gushes, recalling his early childhood fascination with books as the motivation to take on the media establishment. The Internet “was freeing that up, that excitement about knowledge that’s inside of books–multiplied and freed and unlocked for the world; and, the world would be better in every way.
Yesterday I joined a brief conversation with The Next Web’s Asia editor Jon Russell on how journalists source the number of Facebook users for their news reports. That same day, the tweet talk was featured in this blog post on The Next Web: Socialbakers denies report that ‘millions of users’ have left Facebook, says ‘there […]
You can download the full report on The Global Information Technology Report 2013: Growth and Jobs in a Hyperconnected World.
On WSJ, Rachel Emma Silverman and lauren Weber write: “Twitter is becoming the new job board. It is also becoming the new résumé.” Full article: The New Résumé: It’s 140 Characters