When I compiled my crowdsourced 2009 predictions earlier this month, several people shared with me the same forethought: URL redirection leveraged by phishers could create a bottoming out of sorts for Twitter. The concern is that masked URLs could lead to stolen data or drive-by-malware, making it too late for the poor user who clicks the link once he or she figure out what happened.
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If you're trying to determine who to read and who to follow and who to potentially hire to guide your business to social media success, consider the fundamental principles of business decision-making.
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If you win a Shorty Award, you can forever be known for your ability to influence in bursts of 140-characters or less.
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It is great to 'want to collaborate', but for an implementation to really succeed and in order to get the highest level of adoption, what ails you has to be very clearly defined.
The NFL needed way to "socialize" it's video and site content. Read how Reality Digital helped the league accomplish its goals.
While Michael Arrington continues his crusade against PR professionals, here's some constructive feedback for social PR folks, courtesy of Rafe Needleman.
On Monday, Peter Kim released 2009 social media predictions after researching via the only way social media predictions should be done -- crowdsourcing. It was a brilliant move on his part considering that user-generated content is a key foundation of the industry itself.