This was originally posted on Hugh McCloud’s Gaping Void newsletter. Technology has fulfilled many promises from connecting the world, enabling transparency to increase the speed of otherwise slow processes. While we can and should celebrate the benefits of the tech industry, we also need to … Continue readingThe Rise of Digital Feudalism; Chances are, You’re a Serf.
Is the technology in your life making you Calm? Or increasing your Anxiety? When you look around at all the beeping and blinking apps and devices, most of the technology in our lives is trying to get and hold our attention. Even media websites and … Continue readingIs Technology making us Calm – or causing us Anxiety?
Sponsored conversations are happening, yet we insist on it being done right and ethically, that means disclosure and being authentic. This post, which I’m updating frequently, will serve to show there is a long history of sponsorship, the many forms of sponsorship, and an ongoing … Continue readingA Running List of Sponsored Conversations
Although Controversial, Sponsored Conversations are Here to Stay Sponsored conversations, although controversial, aren’t going away. In fact during recession, they will likely increase. Update: See this growing list of bloggers and brands that have participated in sponsored conversations. Despite the demand that brands desire to … Continue readingHow To Make Sponsored Conversations Work
Our research indicates that 2/3rds of US online Youth (ages 12-17) use social networks at least monthly, and 20% of teens use them daily. (Q4, 2007) There’s no indication that I’ve seen that the adoption will decrease as they enter the workforce. David Churbuck (whose … Continue readingThe Variance of Corporate Social Media Policies