Tag Archives: Facebook

On Facebook and the news media

On Facebook and the news media: the real question is about how to retain quality journalism, or what’s left of it, in a time when advertising revenue has deserted ‘legacy’ media. In terms of Facebook benefiting from legacy media being posted on its platform, yes, it’s (a small) part of the mix. However, all those […]

Co-creation and the new world of marketing

Are you one of the thousands of people around the world in the past couple of days who created your “A look back” Facebook movie? Did it make you cry? Or maybe laugh at your wacky life? The videos were a new feature available to Facebook users developed to celebrate the social network’s 10th anniversary. […]

The insipid, incremental new world of advertising

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Technology overload or future fantasy?

  Do you find yourself reaching out to friends over an update or tweet rather than a cup of coffee? Do you find a 140 character comment more gratifying than a deep-and-meaningful face to face (real time) conversation? If your answer is yes, you may be a victim of ‘Technology Overload’ according to well-known social […]

Of Cybermen and the end of relationships as we know them

  The executive director of the venerable New York Times has come out fighting against Facebook and other social media.    Bill Keller has joined the conga line of commentators decrying the end of friendships and knowledge as we know it by arguing that much of the interaction on social media sites is “reductive and […]