Now that we’ve inhabited the Web 2.0 world for a while, social media marketing has earned its rightful place in company marketing plans. Since the proliferation of social networking sites in the early 2000s, social media marketing has catapulted from a mere option to a
Burger King’s Twitter account was hacked today. Their profile picture was changed to the McDonald’s logo, their name was changed to “McDonalds”, and their description said that McDonald’s had purchased the hamburger giant due to the failure of the Whopper hamburger.
There was a new promise the internet gave us when social media started popping up a few years ago. Sites like Twitter and Facebook have delivered on the first promise of breaking down many of the walls of communication that kept the world separated for
When most think of social networks, they think Facebook. They look back to the source being MySpace or one of the other “old school” networks from just a few years ago. They rarely think of going back 50 years to see the real start of
What is Web 3.0? What would you like it to be? Please express your opinions in the comments below. Over the past several weeks, I have been privy to many projects in different stages of development. One thing that seems to hold true for many
When a company has news that they want buried, they issue their information on a Friday night and hope nobody in the media notices on Monday morning. Marred in controversy over their Beacon advertising platform, Facebook hoped that their latest attempt to gather more user-data would
When I told someone that I wrote for a blog that covers social media, social networks, and social bookmarking, their first question was “What’s all that?” When I told them what it was and gave them examples, the next question made me laugh. “Who is
MySpace, Facebook, and the other large social networks need not worry. The small, niche social network sites that are popping up faster than poker rooms in the 90’s are not going to hurt the big boy’s bottom lines. They’re just going to draw more people