Archive for May, 2009

We must remember that conversations are being held on the web with or without our consent. That means we can choose whether to be observers, participants or outcasts. Before you select observer or outcast, remember that these conversations can have a negative impact on your brand. Also, when conversations start on the web, like a […]


I’m officially a Web 2.0 success story! You know the kind CNN has been talking about? I’m one of those! As of Tuesday (5/26), I will be working as a social media strategist at the Durham-based company Optimal Resume. So where does the Web 2.0 come in (aside from the job title)? Here’s a hint… […]


The continual pandering to celebrities and now taking an optional service away from the early adopters who bled Twitter loyalty even during the worst of the Fail Whale days. Forget a business model. Twitter, do you understand the value of your own service? And do you truly want to grow? It sure doesn’t seem that […]


A change made to Twitter’s settings this afternoon has already greatly reduced the tweets its users are witness to…This new Twitter policy breaks one of the fundamental rules of social activity streams: that I can discover new people by seeing who is conversing with the people I already know. (full article…) via readwriteweb.com ReadWriteWeb | […]


Discovering folks by conversation you find fascinating is absolutely the best way to add to your following, and to not have at least the option to turn on that full stream to enable that discovery really bothers me, because that was part of what made Twitter so rich. Change it back, Twitter. You’ve hijacked my […]


When Sandy Rosenthal of the citizen and watchdog group Levees.org discovered that the New Orleans U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hired consultant PR firm Outreach Process Partners (OPP) to fine tune its public image to the tune of $1 million and posted a link to their campaign, the OPP website morphed to a new version […]


When Sandy Rosenthal of the citizen and watchdog group Levees.org discovered that the New Orleans U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hired consultant PR firm Outreach Process Partners (OPP) to fine tune its public image to the tune of $1 million and posted a link to their campaign, the OPP website morphed to a new version […]