The ‘O’ word

The recent fracas over the Facebook terms of use revision, user revolt, then re-revision raises interesting questions about who owns community content? The company paying to warehouse it? The person who uploads it? The whole community? No one has it figured out, and there's a range of opinions. My sense is that it's a reasoned, practical combination …

Ben Self: lessons in community

Ben Self, the man credited with delivering  an unprecedented digital deluge of support for newly minted President Barack Obama, is visting Australia to share his experiences with others in the industry. Matt Cashmore (Lonely Planet's Innovation Ecosystem Manager and all round awesome guy) and I attended a lunch with Ben this week in Melbourne, facilitated by the …