Live Blog: #NetCulture: Stories of Culture + Diversity in Social Media

Woot! On Tuesday, April 5, I’ll live blogging #NetCulture: Stories of Culture + Diversity in Social Media right here. Speakers from our culturally diverse communities will share how social media has helped them strengthen their identities, roots and friendships. Go to coopculture.com for the full agenda and list of speakers, bios and presentation topics. NetCulture: Stories…

#NetCulture: Stories of Culture and Diversity in Social Media

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nrivera/4424270252/in/photostream/ Photo Credit: nrivera On April 5, local storytellers from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds will share how they’ve used social media to create meaningful communities online with interested members of the public at the Vancouver Public Library. #NetCulture: Stories of Culture and Diversity in Social Media is a free event co-sponsored by the VPL, Net Tuesday…

Vancouver’s hungry for open dialogue on media and ethncity

Photo credit: Jeremy Lim Last Tuesday, the United Nations Association in Canada and Schema Magazine co-hosted Me in Media, a public town hall to explore how we can make Vancouver a more inclusive city through media. CoopCulture helped sponsor the event and, as its Director of Online Media, I put together the social media strategy…

Social Media—Where We All Share Status

Immigrants among Vancouver’s highest social media content producers Last week, Delvinia and Environics Analytics published a new online study about Canadians’ social media habits. Among other trends, the study revealed the high rate of adoption of tools like Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn among immigrants trying to maintain old networks and establish new ones. #NetCulture: Stories…