Apparently, Linkedin shares fell…40% OVERNIGHT! The lesson here, is that the same people and entities that hyped these companies to billion dollar valuations without monetization strategies, are the same ones tanking the companies trying to figure out their monetization strategies. They pull their money because the estimates and expectations weren’t met. This throttles innovation because […]
Have you read the Twitter username squatting policy? Well, it’s fucking stupid. Here, read it: Username squatting policy Username squatting is prohibited by The Twitter Rules. Please note that if an account has had no updates, no profile image, and there is no intent to mislead, it typically means there’s no name-squatting or impersonation. Note that we […]
Twitter has an advantage that no other company in social has. But before the big reveal, let’s recap Twitter’s big problem right now… Twitter’s Big Problems User growth has stalled. The company isn’t making enough money. I’ll leave out my anti-Wall Street rant for now and just settle in on the fact that Twitter seems to […]
While the joke about Twitter typically sounds like “why would I care what you ate for lunch,” the truth is that Twitter has become less about asinine comments and updates, and more “content marketing.” The proliferation of link sharing on Twitter has created a less than ideal situation for initiating conversations. I started to find […]
More often than not, when people talk about a community manager, they’re mostly talking about somebody who just puts crap on Facebook and Twitter. Every once in a rare while, we have someone who does the job so well that reminds us that community managers can be so much more than some order taking college kid […]
During this “political season” where so much news is being generated by GOP and Democratic hopefuls, the worst of people seems to have been put on full display in the comments section. Racist, bigoted and xenophobic comments abound, I’ve even personally decided to reduce my Facebook activity until this wave has passed. The world can […]
I haven’t seen too many podcasts that have a multitude of contributors. Why not? Blogs often have many contributors, even some video shoes do…so why not podcasts. The Social Media Philanthropy podcast will be a show created by all of us! We’ll have a few common media assets, such as an intro and outro, but […]
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I know…you missed us. This blog has been inactive since January of 2014, but I have good news…we’re coming back and in a BIG way. Stay tuned because we’re bringing in a bunch of new authors and a whole new look and feel!
For the TL;DR crowd: Be faster and build more apps, put in noise controls, build new offerings for businesses, but keep the original spirit and simplicity of Twitter. Many people feel that we are in the final days Twitter. The death knell has been rung, and some are even writing eulogies….or did you think I’d be to stupid […]