Fan-sumers, or MyFace? Facebook’s Social Ads

Fan-sumers, or MyFace? Facebook’s Social Ads

Jeremiah Owyang, through twitter, drew my attention to Facebook’s announcement today of its latest advertising product – social ads. Essentially,...

My Social Media Life And Why Walled Gardens Don’t Work

My Social Media Life And Why Walled Gardens Don’t Work

While out running recently, I re-listened to a Six Pixels of Separation podcast during which Heidi Miller talked about the...

Interview: LearnAsOne Founder Steve Heyes

Interview: LearnAsOne Founder Steve Heyes

LearnAsOne is a new charity set up to fund new schools and support their running costs throughout the developing world....

5 Questions From ‘New Media’ Newcomers

5 Questions From ‘New Media’ Newcomers

I attended an IABC seminar this week where Cyrus Mavalwala and Joseph Thornley explored the transition from ‘old’ to ‘new’...

Thoughts On FacebookCampToronto2

Thoughts On FacebookCampToronto2

I attended FacebookCampToronto2 tonight at Toronto’s wonderful MaRS building. Surprisingly, much of the content was marketing-related, which was a pleasant...

Panel Discussion: "Is The News Release Dead?"

Panel Discussion: "Is The News Release Dead?"

Last Thursday I attended a panel discussion, organized by my department, entitled “Is The News Release Dead?” We had a...

Are Companies Missing The Point Of Social Media, Or Is Facebook Missing An Opportunity?

Are Companies Missing The Point Of Social Media, Or Is Facebook Missing An Opportunity?

The web is full of story after story right now about companies cancelling their advertising on Facebook because of their...

CBC’s Blogging Guidelines – A Step Too Far

CBC’s Blogging Guidelines – A Step Too Far

As reported on the Inside the CBC blog, the CBC seems to be cracking down on the online activities of...

Facebook: Where’s The Line?

Facebook: Where’s The Line?

Check out this article by Pat Walters at the Poynter Institute, talking about Facebook and what’s in it for journalists....

A Cautionary Tale

A Cautionary Tale

Here’s an interesting article from the BBC website discussing the possibility of identity theft with data from Facebook and other...

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