This week, Google released its new Social aggregation service (I don’t think that it is a networking service) called Buzz. Jason Calacanis thinks Buzz just ate Facebook’s lunch. I disagree. Buzz requires connections with people through my personal Gmail account. Unlike Facebook, where I can “unfriend” anyone, and hide them when I don’t want to […]
In many social sites, such as Facebook, Hi5, and countless others, upon signingÂ up you’re encouraged to “add your friends.” As you use these sites, you get “friend requests” or “connection requests” to add more “friends.” Eventually, as you use these social tools, the concept of friend begins to blur. In fact, as the Inuit […]
A very, very comprehensive list of tools and techniques for boosting your social media productivity. So comprehensive, in fact, that I’m blogging this mostly so I can read some of the links at a later time. There are just too many – it would, ironically, make me unproductive to try to follow all this advice […]
Clay spends a large portion of this article explaining how Micropayments, or small payments, won’t save large publishers. The real meat, to me, is in this almost-final paragraph: Why Small Payments Wonâ€™t Save Publishers Â« Clay Shirky Meanwhile, back in the real world, the media business is being turned upside down by our new freedoms […]
I hadn’t posted this previously, but this is an interview by John Havens of Doc and me at the 10th anniversary of the ClueTrain book in New York. We discuss the Clue Train 10 years later, and how much of what was predicted actually came true.