Introducing the Social Web

Introducing the Social Web

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerburg, surprised his almost 500 million man strong user-verse this week by unveiling new features for the social network at the F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco.  Some initial response has been hyperbolic, claiming an end to …

Facebook Message Fiasco

Facebook Message Fiasco

So we know the postman always knocks twice, and that the USPS will deliver your mail through rain, sleet, or snow, just not on Sundays.  But as snail mail has been replaced by email, email has been increasingly replaced by …

What's New and Old in Social Media

What's New and Old in Social Media

How About We… Go gallery hopping in Chelsea this Thursday.  Attack the crossword in a quiet café.  Take a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge.  Go skin-diving in the Maldives. Finally, an online dating site dedicated to, in the words of …

Foursquare is Not Just Fun and Games

Foursquare is Not Just Fun and Games

Are we all asking to get robbed?  That’s what the guys behind PleaseRobMe.com are telling us, with their new website dedicated to a Twitter reel showing anyone who recently left their homes and then notified the public via location-sharing networks, …

Facebook by the Numbers, Users Sharing More than Ever

Facebook by the Numbers, Users Sharing More than Ever

Two new studies of social behavior over everyone’s favorite social networking site were released this week, detailing the nature and extent of sharing links and information on the network.  The network, which grew from 250 million users to 400 million …

Despite Skeptics, Twitter is Here to Stay

Despite Skeptics, Twitter is Here to Stay

At the start of the new decade, many are questioning what lies ahead for social media networking sites.  Twitter remains the target of skeptics who point to stagnant membership and mock the micro-blogging mecca. Simultaneously, tweeters and commentators have come …

Execs and Online Marketing in 2010

In case you didn’t know, we’re in tough economic times.  These economic conditions have drastically cut budgets across the nation and world, leaving meager allowances for marketing and advertising in its wake. Nonetheless, expectations for 2010 remain optimistic.  In a …

3 Ways Social Media is Redefining Marketing

Social media as a marketing strategy has made so many advancements in the past 12 months that it is hard to keep track. The online marketing space has redefined how companies brand themselves, communicate with customers, and allocate marketing dollars. Obviously, …