Social Networks

UXG+: Google+ for Blogging

Use the tool to achieve your purposes; don’t bend your purposes to suit the tool.

Writing Out Loud

How do the tools of social media effect the once solitary habits of writers? Does writing out loud, sharing before we have composed, strengthen or weaken our writing? Do the benefits we gain from social interaction in terms of inspiration and feedback outweigh the problems of being constantly distracted and dispensing with a composition in what is essentially a rough draft form?