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Category Archives: Social Media

The Obsession with Social Media and Teenagers

As social media tools and services become increasingly popular – heck, my parents are asking about this Twitter thing! – one of the more interesting developments is the angst among the digiterati that teenagers aren’t enthusiastic about social media. Whether … Continue reading

The Beauty of the Trust Economy

A couple of true stories about the benefits and power of the Internet’s trust economy: 1. A few years ago, we wanted to buy a bicycle rack for our car but didn’t want to cough up $100 to $200 for … Continue reading

Who Tweets the Most?

There’s some really great stuff within a new report on Twitter’s most active users by Sysomos (a client). Among the most striking is how many times individuals update a day. Here’s a list of the most, um, enthusiastic Twitter users. … Continue reading

Classic (And Evil) Twitter Spam

There’s been so much talk about Twitter spam recently that it’s hard to feel the spammers are trying to take control. Here’s a classic example of sneaky spam – the kind of spam that is frustrating because it doesn’t come … Continue reading

The Business of Bit.ly

In the past couple of weeks, I have become an enthusiastic user of Bit.ly – after a long and fairly healthy relationship with tinyurl.com. I like Bit.ly for a couple of reasons: It’s easy to post updates to Twitter using … Continue reading

Wanted: New, Shiny Social Media Toy

Can you hear it? It’s coming but you don’t exactly know what it will be yet? In this case, “It” is the next big thing in social media that a growing number of people seem anxious to see emerge. It’s … Continue reading