Should Your Business Be on Buzz?

Just when you thought you had your social media game plan (you do have one, right?) all nice and set, Buzz happens. It’s like the NFL suddenly announces a new team halfway through your fantasy league season. What is Buzz? In brief, it is a Google-developed...

Tip: Use News Feed Groups to Filter Your Feed

Overwhelmed by your News Feed? Too much to read? Facebook allows you to create groups of your friends so you can temporarily just see who you want to see in your News Feed. For example, you might create a group of “Relatives” or “College...

Update on SEC’s Bad Call

RE: My post yesterday “The SEC Makes One Hell of a Bad Call”The New York Times reports today that the SEC has clarified their rule. Turns out they weren’t really after Joe Bleachersitter sending his blurry phone cam picture of pinpoint-sized...

The SEC Makes One Hell of a Bad Call

College sports’ Southeastern Conference (SEC) has probably had to overrule a few bad calls by umpires in its day. This week it was forced to overrule one of its own calls.The conference had actually proclaimed a ban on any and all social media postings about its...

Tr.im Trimmed Itself – But It “Got Better”

URL shortening service tr.im wasn’t turned into a newt, but it did very suddenly make a self-enacted disappearance yesterday. Citing inability to come up with a revenue model (and inability to compete with the virtual monopoly granted bit.ly as Twitter’s...

Social Media and Reputation Management

Are you an ace? I don’t mean you’ve shot down boucoups enemy planes in some WW I video game. I’m coining a new usage of “ace”: to have all the first page references from a Google search of your name be your own links–or links about...

Social Media Growing by Leaps….Or Not?

Two stories came across my FriendFeed feed back-to-back this morning:1. Compete: Facebook US Traffic Nearing Google, Yahoo – http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/06/09/compete-facebook-us-traffic-nearing-google-yahoo/ (via http://ff.im/3Lnxo)2. Study shows only 10% of...