You must have read by now that Facebook, or at least someone from Facebook has accidentally leaked out beta invites to Facebook Lite. Apparently, many users who are not supposed to get the invites actually did and were caught by surprise by what Facebook later on admitted as a lighter and faster version of its […]
Today I received a cold call from someone telling me how their outsourcing company from India can help me build my business the same way they have done this for many other reputable companies. I am a bit too nice when it comes to these calls for many reasons including the fact that I understand […]
Real-time search is so hot these days. Almost everyone is getting into the real-time search bandwagon including Facebook which just rolled out its improved real-time search tool. But ok, yes we could take this as Facebook’s take on Twitter’s real-time search functionality.
Oopsies! Did anybody see this coming? I mean Facebook and Friendfeed joining forces. The official announcement from both Facebook and Friendfeed is out. Facebook agrees to acquire Friendfeed and Friendfeed accepts Facebook friend request and they live happily ever after. But how about the loyal Friendfeed users? Will they live happily ever after as well?
Lisa Barone wrote a post this week lambasting companies that are too timid to get involved in social media, and rightfully so. The reality is that the conversation is going to happen with or without your engagement, and getting involved only allows you to address issues when they arise. ESPN this week banned sports reporters […]
Twitter bites the dust again, along with FaceBook, LiveJournal and even YouTube… Yesterday, August 6, 2009, will be talked about on the web for a long time. Twitter succumbed to a DDoS attack (distributed denial of service attack) and was down for several hours. Here’s what Twitter had to say about the day’s events. The […]
Tweetmeme is one of the most popular and smartest Twiiter-based services. It’s well-known “Retweet it” buttons are used throughout the Internet. So today we are featuring the interview with TweetMeme’s Community Manager, Sarah Blow. How could I introduce you personally? What’s your role in the company? I’m Sarah Blow, the Community Manager here at TweetMeme. […]
“Come On…I’m Talking To You…Come On” Tears For Fears “Shout” Social media professionals endlessly debate tactics and best practices in this developing realm of communication. However, as we work to fine tune our strategies for ourselves and our clients, we sometimes forget that a very basic roadmap coupled with lots of passion and emotion can […]
SheSpeaks.com conducted a great survey of women’s online and computer habits, and published the results in a comprehensive 65-page document. It’s a fascinating study that looks mainly at women’s social habits online, and most definitely has implications for online marketing. Looking at the results of this study can help you tailor your marketing campaigns to […]
Today is July 7, and if you’ve been paying any attention to the news in the past week, you’d know that that means today is the day of the big Michael Jackson circus out in LA. At 10:00am Pacific Time, Jackson’s memorial service will begin at the Staples Center. A mere 17,500 fans will be […]