In 2009 we’ve seen public relations agencies laying claim to social media as an organic extension of how they see their mission—influencing public perceptions. They get help in this argument from other trends, for example the way bloggers are accommodated as journalists by political campaigns and companies launching new products. Another trend is the “public […]
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Lifelong newspaper writer–and reader–Rohn Jay Miller explains why he’s cancelling his three daily newspaper subscriptions–the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Geoff Northcott of AKQA in London had a great post in his blog today about Augmented Reality on the Web, which is the term for immersive media experiences. He matched Second Life and other Augmented Reality technologies against the Gartner Hype Cycle. The Hype Cycle, pictured above, says that many new technologies on the Internet […]
This week Minnesota Public Radio began another membership drive—if you live in the Twin Cities, you may have heard. Those of us who are members of MPR are used to these semi-annual fund-raiser/ bake sales, which are pretty successful. Each year they contribute more than $40 million to MPR’s annual $70 million budget. We pony […]
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AMA & Aquent Webinar: The Fabulous Collision of Search and Social
Social networks and search engines are the two primary ways we seek and browse online for information and personal connections. Google and other search engines have seen huge amounts of traffic growing from social networks and are working frantically to take advantage of this transformation.
These two massive worlds of social networks and search are colliding, and this will change the Internet forever. Click here to watch this Webinar sponsored by the American Marketing Association and Aquent.
Video Worth Watching
Tim Malbon, founding partner at Made by Many in the UK, spoke at an IPA event about Agile and the philosophy of Made by Many. Video courtesy the IPA, originally uploaded by them on Vimeo.
Hans Rosling illuminates the challenges of world poverty with startling infographics:
Douglas Rushkoff of NYU explains why the Internet will destroy our economy--and why that's a good thing: