Category: Social Media

Social Media, media built around the idea of communication with as opposed to at your customers.

TED.com – Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad idea)

Clay Shirky delivers a clear and cogent history and explanation of PIPA/SOPA, walking through through both the intent and what the ramifications of the bill and how it changes the entire legal system under which websites operate.

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Posted in Art, Copyright, Culture, Politics, Quick Posts, Social Media, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/zGaYTn

The Contactually Blog – E-mail is the Universal Platform

I don’t put much stock in stories that say e-mail is dead for precisely this reason.

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Posted in Business, Communication, Quick Posts, Social Media
Short Link: http://jty.me/woCNYC

O’Reilly Radar – The end of social

The more we share the less value each piece of information has to the people (but not the systems) that we share to.

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Posted in Communication, Culture, Economics, Quick Posts, Social Media, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/u13zmT

Messy Matters – This Post Won’t Go Viral

Perhaps the more interesting aspect is that most adoptions occur without a peer-to-peer influence or within one step of the original peer.

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Posted in Communication, Quick Posts, Science, Social Media
Short Link: http://jty.me/ovusSz

The Filter Bubble – Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee weighs in: “There’s danger in the filter bubble”

For a long time I went back and forth on worrying about this and I’ve settled on worrying about it, I’m just not sure of a solution.


Posted in Communication, Culture, Quick Posts, Science, Social Media
Short Link: http://www.yostivanich.com?p=3217

TechCrunch – Groupon Was “The Single Worst Decision I Have Ever Made As A Business Owner”

The more I read about Groupon the more I want this business to just go away.

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Posted in Economics, Quick Posts, Social Media
Short Link: http://jty.me/jbVABi

Marco.org – Why the Quick Bar (“dickbar”) is still so offensive

All true and wonderfully pointed, thanks Marco.

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Posted in Design, Quick Posts, Social Media, User Experience
Short Link: http://jty.me/gtF249

furbo.org – Twitterrific firsts

Third party clients have been at the forefront of the Twitter experience for many years, that differentiation and unique spin on the Twitter stream is what drove many of Twitter’s core functionality today.

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Posted in Communication, Design, Quick Posts, Social Media, Technology, User Experience, Web Design
Short Link: http://jty.me/i2PlqT

The Next Web – Twitter explains why developers shouldn’t build new clients

So basically Twitter is going to push hard into developing/perfecting official Twitter clients, so everyone else we’re coming after your business model, switch, differentiate or be dead in the water.

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Posted in Economics, Quick Posts, Social Media
Short Link: http://jty.me/h8QUet

NYTimes.com – American Medical Response Settles Facebook Firing Case

Good decision employees should be able to comment in their private off time as publicly as they wish about their company (minus releasing trade secrets and such).

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Posted in Economics, Quick Posts, Social Media, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/hmXsvK