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Facebook Page Marketing: The First Three Steps

Facebook Fan Pages

Most of the advice out there today pertaining to Facebook marketing assumes a few things. First, it usually assumes that you want more fans. Then, it usually assumes that every fan base is the same and that they should be catering to the same type of content. Third, it assumes that most businesses are dumb.

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Forget SOPA or the Others. NGI is the Most Dangerous of them all.

Land of the Free

The most dangerous initials that represent an attack from the US Government on the freedoms of its citizens are NGI. “Next Generation Identification” sounds harmless enough. It sounds like a good idea in the fight against bad guys. We have the technology to help us identify criminals, terrorists, and the like much more easily than ever before so any steps towards integrating this technology with our law enforcement professionals at the FBI is a good thing, right?

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How Big Business can Save Silicon Valley

Venture Capital

The old days of Silicon Valley getting their funds from companies or individuals looking to take a risk on venture capital are a thing of the past. They still exist, but in many ways it’s the bigger companies with less interest in investment profits and more interest in cutting-edge innovations that represent the future of Silicon Valley.

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Twitter Being Dumb

Angry Twitter

For a platform that has been grown in large part on the backs of other companies, Twitter certainly knows how to shut the door on their “friends” without hesitation. The last few weeks the company has shown their true colors by eliminating integration with other services like Instagram and Tumblr as wel as making it more challenging for developers to do their thing on the platform. Now, they’ve taken away the attribution they once gave to third-party apps that posted to Twitter.

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How Could I NOT Repost This? R2 Looks Terrible!

R2D2

I know I already posted this on Techi, but if we can’t support our heroes who have fallen on tough times, what good are we as a society?

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Judge Keeps Facebook, Lawyers from Sealing Lopsided Deal

Judgement

In most cases, I’m against judges taking their own interpretations of accounts and agreements between two entities and passing judgment negating them. In this case, the judge definitely did the right thing.

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Twitter is Bigger than You Probably Know

Twitter

 

580 million users. Granted, millions of them are either fake, bots, or inactive, but it’s still a lot larger than most people would guess. As I posted in Techi, it’s one of the top 10 most visited sites on the web: Read the rest of this entry »

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