Category: social media

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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,...

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...

Get Me To The Schmoo 0

Get Me To The Schmoo

Unfortunately this happens all too often at companies: We need to prove that social media delivers a return before we can invest budget in these sort of programs. Pretty chicken and egg, right? The...

Upcoming Speaking Engagements 0

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Since it’s Friday and everyone’s talking about Hurrican Irene, I figured it’d be a good time to slip in some shameless self promotion for a few upcoming speaking gigs in New York City. You...

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 said: I once went to speak at a school, and there was a 16-year-old girl. And the girl...

Can Social Media ROI Be Determined? Yes. Just Don’t Ask Fast Company. 0

Can Social Media ROI Be Determined? Yes. Just Don’t Ask Fast Company.

I have to take major exception with this article, as those willing to  invest in measurement can put a return on their investment. I’ve preached this for a while now, but if a company...

Foursquare Announces 10 Million Users — And Could Use a Lesson in
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Foursquare Announces 10 Million Users — And Could Use a Lesson in Transparency

Today Foursquare announced that they’ve hit the 10 million user mark (insert Dr. Evil pinkie-to-mouth gesture here). They’ve even included a nifty, interactive “infographic” displaying all of the activity over the past few years....

5 Signs You’re Dealing With A Social Media PromoSexual 0

5 Signs You’re Dealing With A Social Media PromoSexual

“You talking loud, but you ain’t saying nuthin…” – The Fugees A single, former co-worker, Dad friend of mine posted a link on Facebook the other day that caught my attention and at first...