No no, this isn't about the age-old (ok, months-old) battle between good Twitter users and those awful people who send auto-direct messages (DMs) when you follow them. This is about good, social media-fearin' people abusing the DM service to begin with.
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In December Peter Kim took to his network to crowdsource and create his 2009 social media predictions. One such predictor was Jeremiah Owyang, senior analyst with Forrester in the social computing group, who said "The recession will force revenue results out of social technologies.
If you're out there trying to figure out social media, be wary of "debunking" stories as they are often meant to scare, confuse and tap your wallet
When I published the first part of the Social Public Relations research report last week I didn't anticipate the reaction and response it received. The research was based on a survey that dug into client satisfaction and desires for social PR campaigns.
When I was a kid my mom got me a skateboard. All the neighborhood kids were doing it and I was consistently succumbing to peer pressure, so I wanted to get out there and rock and roll.
With social media being the "hot thing," which PR agencies get it and which ones don't? And do companies even care about this stuff?
After much Internet uproar since the weekend over Facebook's updated terms of service, the social networking site stated tonight that it would revert to its previous terms of service (TOS). In a blog post published late tonight by Mark Zuckerberg, the founder said that the TOS published prior to Feb.
I got an email this morning with the subject "Who died today?" I freaked out when I saw it Digsby's Gmail preview and thought, "Do I want to know the answer to that question?
The closer we get to next month's South by Southwest conference, the more I hear the question "Are you going?" The answer is yes, of course.
Earlier today yet another Twitter brouhaha erupted when a Canadian marketing professional named April Dunford was allegedly verbally attacked by David George-Cosh, a National Post tech reporter, after she apparently wouldn't take his phone call. Ian Capstick does a nice job of rehashing the battle on his MediaStyle blog so I won't go into it other than to say...