February 2007

February 2007

Well, there’s always advertising advertising, YouTube

From the Holy Crap, It’s not 1965! Guide to Advertising, Marketing & PR: When a fake two way conversation fails to help paint the company in a positive light, switch to good old-fashioned one-way ads. Unfortunately there are places like YouTube and the tools like…

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Blogmaverick.com censoring comments censorship

The other day I posted here and cross-commented on Mark Cuban’s blog, essentially disagreeing with his take on media consumption (snacks vs. meals). I checked back today to see if a response was necessary, and after being public for several days, my comments has now…

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Snacking is the new meal Uncategorized

Today Mark has a blog post about online video verses TV, comparing the two as “snack and meals”, where online video = snacks and TV = meals. On the surface this appears to be accurate, but Gen Y’s media consumption tells me otherwise. I’ll explain…

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Ebay accounts hacked globally Uncategorized

The Ebay boards are buzzing with this news: Over more than 700 fake Buy it now listings have been made from existing accounts through a phishing scam on the Ebay Motors site. Yikes. Apparently users were sent questions about existing items and asked to respond…

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YouTube is the new picket line social media, YouTube

Ok, maybe it’s not that far, but the old days of standing on the street corner with signs is over. Take, for example, the video that Miller employees have posted on YouTube, protesting the potential freezing of their pensions. Enough blog posts and YouTube comments…

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