It’s been two months since the last Preston Social, but on 26th April it returned to the New Continental to bring Prestonians together to discuss social media. On the cards this time was a discussion on geo-location, mobile applications like Facebook Places, FourSquare, Gowalla and more, lead by Josh R who organises Social Media Cafe Manchester, and Information Designer Robert Hempsall.
The following is a video filmed in Avenham and Miller Park in Preston on Easter Monday 2011 during the annual Egg Rolling.
Introduction by Joseph Stashko
John Walker is a former student of UCLan, where he studied interactive digital media. He now runs the multimedia design studio Walker Studios.
Yesterday the University of Central Lancashire announced that they would raise the tuition fees to the maximum amount set by the government from autumn 2012. This sees the cost of a single year at the university rise from just shy of £3,300 to £9,000, an increase of almost 200%.