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“All your stories, all your apps, and a new way to express who you are” – Did Facebook just become a social history museum?

September 24, 2011


Wow. So Facebook just took an interesting step into the memory market, didn’t it? In launching Facebook Timeline, Mark Zuckerberg made the statement “We think it’s an important next step to help tell the story of your life.” Fascinating. It’s not a massive surprise to see Facebook trying to stake out more territory in the […]

Narrative, sharing and memory

April 23, 2011


I was reading an article yesterday about new media as it relates to news processes, but its lessons seem equally applicable to the online museum. Remembering through Sharing by Julia Sonnevend  addresses Sonnevend’s experiences and observations of entry into an online community engaged in commemorating the death of a film-maker who was brutally murder in […]