The Future of the Social Web: In Five Eras

Expect the Groundswell to continue, in which people connect to each other –rather than institutions. Consumer adoption of social networks is increasing a rapid pace,  brands are adopting even during a recession,  so expect the space to rapidly innovate to match this trend.  Clients can access this … Continue readingThe Future of the Social Web: In Five Eras

OpenSocial, by Google’s David Glazer

(I’ve shifted back to blogging, as some folks were overwhelmed with my tweet updates, this makes more sense rather than a blow-by-blow tweet report) What is OpenSocial First, if you don’t know what OpenSocial is read this: Explaining OpenSocial to your Executives. Forrester will be … Continue readingOpenSocial, by Google’s David Glazer

MySpace Developer Platform: Jim Benedetto, MySpace

Live notes as I sit in the front row at Graphing Social Platform. Web Strategy Summary MySpace continues to beckon to developers to build widgets and applications on their social networks. They are friendly to industry-wide specs such as OpenSocial and are putting efforts to … Continue readingMySpace Developer Platform: Jim Benedetto, MySpace

For Success, Facebook Marketing Requires Risk Tolerance

[It’s a perfect day here in San Diego at Graphing Social Patterns, we’re right on the waterfront, but us geeks, well we tweeted, blogged, and talked in a dark room] Most of the presentations this morning have been very developer focused, I’m covering Graphing Social … Continue readingFor Success, Facebook Marketing Requires Risk Tolerance

Commemorating the Idiocy of the Dot Com Era: Did we Repeat or Reform?

What idiocy am I talking about? The idiocy of the first web craze from 1998-2001. I started off my career working at Exodus Communications, a premiere web host for the top web brands, at the headquarters in Santa Clara, in the heart of the valley … Continue readingCommemorating the Idiocy of the Dot Com Era: Did we Repeat or Reform?