Recently, Cyrus and I returned from a five-day trip to Austin, TX for SXSW Interactive. As we stated before, locational-data apps like GoWalla and Foursquare were literally the lifeblood of the entire conference with people using them to figure out what events were worth attending and where their friends were.
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We used these apps for the entire conference and by the final day I was, well, a little bit “over” the whole oversharing thing. It was actually somewhat of a challenge for me to be a social media coordinator (where the essence of social media is connecting and sharing information with new people) but also be a privacy advocate and preach moderation. That’s for another blog post though. For now, check out this video we put together on what happens after five days of oversharing data at SXSW: