In December 2007, I wrote a piece about how the Maltese were embracing Facebook, using comments from my online friends as the primer for the article. Fast forward two years and those twelve thousand subscribers have grown more than ten-fold, to around 120,000. Malta is right up there with the top 20 countries in terms of proportionate take up of the leading social media network.In the past 12
As a child, I thought Boxing Day was about a noble and violent sport. It was with considerable disappointment that I gradually realised that the day had less to do with fisticuffs on a black and white TV than boxing up presents for the ‘less wealthy’ and ’social inferiors.’ Nothing much remains in Malta of this very Anglo-Saxon tradition, despite years of colonisation. The day after Christmas
It is my pleasure to introduce Alex Grech who will be guest blogging here on Wired Malta for the next 48 hours. Alex runs StrategyWorks and Malta InsideOut a site about visiting, living and working in Malta. He’s currently conducting PhD research on alternative models for social media networks.
Click here for the Christmas edition of the newsletter edited by Toni Sant on the new look aboutmalta.com:Il-Festi t-Tajba! This is the annual AboutMalta.com newsletter for Christmas. It is with great joy that for the eleventh consecutive Christmas I announce the various wonderful interactive features we’ve put together for all to enjoy during this festive season. We’ve been doing this since
Islands are like a magnet to those that have been away for a while, writes Alex Grech in maltainsideout, a website that shares knowledge and insights about life in Malta:It’s inevitable that there are more people of Maltese origin living away from Malta than on the islands. They’re increasing by the day, as young people maximise on the opportunities that an EU passport offers and leave in search
If John Dalli is perceived by too many anti-industry forces as a pro-industry Trojan horse at the very heart of EU health policy, he may not win the endorsement he needs from the European Parliament says Reflector, Pharm Exec Europe’s Brussels correspondent:John Dalli, the little-known nominee for the new post, may be about to prove the industry fears unfounded. The minister from Malta, who is