10 Things Facebook Can Do With Face.com

10 Things Facebook Can Do with Face.comoriginally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider; above image via Face.com's iPhone app Klik  One of the fastest-growing Facebook groups this year must be for people whose companies have been acquired by the social network. Following Instagram, Facebook acquired loyalty app Tagtile, proximity network Glancee, photo sharing service Lightbox, […]

How iOS is WeOS

How iOS is WeOSoriginally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider  Instead of waiting for the so-called ‘Facebook phone’ to come out, there’s already a pretty decent mobile handset running an operating system that’s somewhat social today and will be far more social this fall. It’s called the iPhone, and the upcoming software update is so […]

Death to Internet Week

Death to Internet Week(Long Live Mobile Week)originally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider  Happy Internet Week! Did you realize it was that time of year again? It’s one of the holiest weeks on the digital media calendar, nestled between the first and second Social Media Weeks, and well ahead of Advertising Week and Social Week. […]

Facebook Acquires Itself

Facebook Acquires Itselforiginally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider There’s no way you missed this week’s tech news: Facebook spent $1 billion to acquire Instagram, the mobile photo-sharing application sensation. This may be a factually accurate description, but it misses the heart of the story. What happened was, Facebook spent $1 billion to acquire a […]

The Curse of Meh

The Curse of Mehoriginally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider The app Oink just joined the great pigsty in the sky, or wherever apps go to die. While many apps deserve to be put out of their misery, oftentimes I don’t have the heart to delete an app. The app may have something appealing about […]

The ‘S’ In 4S Stands For Social

What's more social than greeting cards? The S in 4S Stands for Socialoriginally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider Even as the world waits for the mythical Facebook phone to surface, there’s another social phone that has done pretty well: the iPhone 4S. It may not be exclusively social, but in many ways, the 4S […]

Facebook’s Little ‘M’ KOs Three ‘Ws’

Facebook Mobile: big things in a small package (Image via Facebook) Facebook's Little 'M' KOs Three 'Ws'originally published in MediaPost Facebook takes its leadership mantle seriously. Instead of merely coming out with a new iPad app, it changed in ways that will long cement its role as the most important suite of mobile sites and […]