Don’t Be a Weiner

originally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider Congressman Anthony Weiner, representing New York's 9th district, has many accomplishments under his belt, from putting at-risk teens to work removing graffiti in a program he called "Weiner's Cleaners" to getting elected "Whip" of his Congressional class. Marketers will be wise to pay attention to something else that […]

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The Shorty Awards And The Social Iceberg

Originally pubilshed in MediaPost's Social Media Insider You're invited to an awards show, or perhaps you pay a considerable enough sum to attend. Where would you rather be, in the room with the celebrity entertainers and everyone accepting the awards, or in the basement? Or would you rather follow along at home? A funny thing […]

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SXSW’s Tower of Babel

Occasionally SXSW attendees like Jeremiah Owyang would look up from their mobile devices to have a conversation. This is proof. SXSW's Tower of Babeloriginally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider  "If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them. Come, […]

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The Social Technologies Powering SXSW 2010

Originally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider   If you want to experience a petri dish of thousands of educated, media savvy professionals and content producers actively using social technologies as part of their daily life, come to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi). This is the festival that essentially launched Twitter in […]

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Make a Twitter List and Check It Twice

From today's MediaPost Social Media Insider. One addendum: you can also turn Twitter Lists into widgets. Brilliant. Make a Twitter List and Check It Twice Twitter just introduced Twitter Lists, the biggest change to its service that ever came from the top down, rather than from users or third parties. The best way to understand […]

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How the Mobile Socialites Network

Originally published in MediaPost. Special thanks to Johanna Werther at AdMob for making this possible. I know I'm not the New York Times and don't seek exclusives, but if it makes sense for you I'm all for exploring story ideas that provide some custom hook or information for my readers in MediaPost, here, or elsewhere. […]

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