|Charlene Li of Forrester Research explains — quite well — why your customers are revolting.|
Videos of Consumer Forum: Richard Edelman, Christie Hefner (Playboy), Christina Norman CMO of MTV, Ze Frank, Charlene Li, Josh Bernoff, Henry Jenkins and Pud!
“Christie Hefner gave powerful examples of virtual worlds & social networks. The Zefrank, Jeremy Allaire, & Pud panel is the most entertaining, but if you want to implement a social media strategy, listen to Charleneâ€™s presentation followed by Josh.” (tags: events video thought+leaders media+evolution social+media analysis)
Google to Blow Minds With Facebook Rival â€˜Maka-Makaâ€™ – Newser
“Google is set to launch its hush-hush rival to Facebook next month. Code-named â€œMaka-Maka,â€ the watershed social networking service will introduce a completely open source platform and a slew of new applications.” (tags: social+media social+networks services)
ResearchBuzz Â» Â» ResourceShelf Starts Encyclopedia Collection
Gary Price has “started to track online encyclopedias which have some kind of government related involvement. Heâ€™s got half-a-dozen so far.” (tags: resources research government)
Get Your Google News Fix right into your iGoogle
“Google has just made it possible to add the iGoogle News gadget right smack into the middle of your iGoogle. The iGoogle News gadget lets you display your Google News in a small screen format with headlines, snippets and thumbnail images.” (tags: news services syndication customize tools widgets)
Gmailâ€™s Pointless Upgrades
“While pre-fetching messages will be great for power users, Iâ€™d actually prefer better organization and display options for my incoming email. Do all related email messages have to be grouped? This often leads to the wrong people being replied to.” (tags: email services usability customize problems)
What the Facebook Ad Network Might Look Like
“Nick Oâ€™Neill speculates, this would entail Facebook using cookies to feed ads around the Web based on a userâ€™s profile data. Who might sell these ads? Microsoft, who already has access to tens of thousands of advertisers.” (tags: advertising privacy ad+networks business business+models strategy)
Jim Kukral – Marketing Ideas Online Â» Blog Archive Â» Itâ€™s Official, Google Killed TextLinkAds As We Know It?
“I pondered last week if this was a TextLinkAds.com killer? I donâ€™t think it will be because the guys at TLA are pretty smart and should figure out a way to rebound from this brand assassination they are getting right now.” (tags: advertising strategy services business business+models problems)