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Fake Facebook Likes and Twitter Followers — And the Implications for Brands

This post originally appeared on the Large Media blog.There’s been a lot of talk about Twitter followers lately, including both presidential candidates, celebrities, musicians and the like utilizing services to game their numbers. Specifically,...

A Look At Facebook’s Ponzi Scheme 0

A Look At Facebook’s Ponzi Scheme

I posted something yesterday on Twitter and on Facebook was favorited and Liked by senior executive at one of the world’s largest retailers, an executive at a massive, global CPG and senior executives at...

Facebook’s Changes Means Digital Agencies Should Thrive 0

Facebook’s Changes Means Digital Agencies Should Thrive

Thursday the bomb was dropped at f8 that Facebook is going to be ditching the Like in favor of user actions and passive updates, meaning that when you engage with apps and have the...

Facebook Use May Lead to Psychological Disorders in Teens 0

Facebook Use May Lead to Psychological Disorders in Teens

This Mashable article reminds me of the Gen Y “Make me famous” syndrome, where Jason Alexander once┬ásaid: I once went to speak at a school, and there was a 16-year-old girl. And the girl...

Google Slowly Unveiling Its Social Strategy with +1 0

Google Slowly Unveiling Its Social Strategy with +1

The takeaway? Facebook has no redeeming innovations or qualities that make you HAVE to use it, other than the fact that “my friends are there”. Well, your friends were once at the mall, the...

An Open Letter to Facebook 0

An Open Letter to Facebook

Dear Facebook, As a marketer I normally am a big advocate of your platform. Not because I enjoyed being fleeced for advertising buys, not because I think your version of “Like” pages is truly...

Google’s Latest Social Effort Takes on… Microsoft? 0

Google’s Latest Social Effort Takes on… Microsoft?

It seems like every time Google experiments with social folks assume it’s to take aim at Facebook. In reality, their latest collaboration feature that allows comments within Google Docs is a strike directly at...