Manilaliveware: From parody to plagiarism

TweetUpdate: Within 12 hours of complaints by multiple Timawans on Manilalivewire’s Facebook (FB) page, Manilalivewire quietly — with no admission of wrongdoing — adjusted their article. See here. Many thanks to the forum members who lent their voice to the protest. It is unfortunate that the mere act of calling attention to their malfeasance got you banned …

The Timawa Facebook extension experiment is at an end

TweetNote: This is also posted on the Timawa.net forum here. In an effort to broaden the community’s reach I experimented with the creation of Facebook extension for select Timawa topics for the following functions: 1.   Focus laser-like attention on specific areas of concern, and to both promote discussion on them as well as to gather useful …

Updated: Extending Timawa.net forum discussions to Facebook

TweetThe Timawa.net forum strives to be a focused, disciplined, heavily moderated discussion venue. This approach has its pros and cons, and the forum has its share of detractors for the periodic draconian measures taken to preserve the tone of discussion. To create a middle ground of sorts, and to help promote the forum, a number …