Hi. I’m Hamish. I hope you’ll find this site useful in furthering your knowledge in the role that social media networks play in today’s business environment.

Who am I?

I am a massey university student completing a Bachelor of Information Sciences majoring in Information Systems.


This site is intended as a useful source of information for those looking to further their understanding of how social media networks are used within business.


Week 5: Government and Social Media

Drivers and Inhibiters of Social Media Implementation and Adoption in Government Social media is challenging the way that governmental departments handle information sharing. Traditionally the flow of information across governmental departments has been restricted by laws, standard operating procedures fixed reporting structures based on on hierarchy, and rules. Social media has caused an increase in …

Week 4: Small Businesses, Non-profits and Mobile Social Media

Usage of Social Media Within Small Businesses and Non-Profits Social media apps (SMA) allow instantaneous transmission of messages but also allow users to find out who, within a particular network is available at any given time to recieve a message. SMA also let the sender of a message know when the message has been read …

Week 3: Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 Technologies and Information Architecture

 Web 2.0  Web 2.0 is a set of technologies that allow users to provide services to and reach end users in new and exciting ways. This technology uses XML (Ajax) and JavaScript, to enhance the richness of the experience for end users. The Web 2.0 idea has technical aspects to it, with the innovation and …


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