Is This the Murderer’s Motive?

The face of a murderer – distorted from the original and yet all too recognizable  Is This the Murderer's Motive?originally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider  I woke up yesterday morning to a report from NY1 that it could take months before we learn the motive of the Aurora, Colo. murderer. Then I arrived at […]

The Interest Graph Vs. The Knowledge Graph

Above: Robert Scoble’s Interest Graph, via Gravity.com The Interest Graph vs The Knowledge Graph originally published in MediaPost’s Social Media Insider What’s more valuable: your interests or what you want to know? The difference between the Interest Graph and the Knowledge Graph will shape the direction of two major technology companies in the years ahead, […]

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 […]

10 Social Marketing Lessons from The Hunger Games

10 Lessons from The Hunger Gamesoriginally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider  When you read or watched “The Hunger Games,” did you catch all the lessons for social media marketers? Any story about a post-apocalyptic society sacrificing 23 teenagers annually was clearly written with marketers in mind. Maybe that’s not the case, but there’s still […]

Attack of the Pinterest Clones!

Nothing says manly like playing with dolls Attack of the Pinterest Clones! Beware of the Pinterestpocalypse originally published in MediaPost’s Social Media Insider It happens while you sleep. One night, you’re visiting your favorite website. Then, you wake up, visit it again, and you can’t recognize it anymore. Did you enter the URL correctly? It’s […]

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 […]

Instant RFP in Jeopardy at Social Media Insider Summit

image of four great presenters and a moderator talking too much courtesy of Drew Neisser via Foursquare Instant RFP in Jeopardyoriginally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider Summit Florida is one of our more unpredictable states. The weather, the voting patterns, and the Florida Marlins can constantly surprise the locals, and there aren’t many other […]

The Chosen Media

The Chosen Media originally published in MediaPost’s Social Media Insider (update: for the benefit of the Walgreens representative who commented below, and the benefit of anyone else who may be confused, this entire column is an opinion, as is everything else on this blog) “Now therefore, if You will obey our voices, and keep our […]