Wednesday, November 7. 2007
Facebook begins abusing its members
Facebook is going to have its members start shilling for products . The idea is brilliantly evil. How
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Tracked: Nov 07, 16:34
Love: The Problem with Facebook Ads
So the Interweb is freaking out about the new Facebook Ads today. Facebook’s plan is to change the face of “brand advertising” by turning your friends in to marketers - the old idea that a trusted recommendation from a friend is the ...
Tracked: Nov 07, 16:43
Earth calling Facebook... come in Facebook...
Link: Facebook Ads - do they have a cluetrain? - broadstuff. Now we've had more time to look at the Facebook proposition, actually I think Mr Zuckerberg is being uncharacteristically humble as this is even more momentous - it marks
Tracked: Nov 07, 16:56
A short update note on You-Know-Who.....
Yesterday furious debate was joined on that Ad platform, and in essence we think that Facebook are currently trying to be too supply sided on their interpretation of social net advertising (missing the cluetrain), and that - in our view anyway - social ne
Tracked: Nov 08, 17:39
So...we've been kicked out of Facebook too.
Tracked: Nov 19, 15:43
PR - in the wild or at a crossroads?
Went to an interesting NMK event last night - PR in the Wild - to hear 3 people I respect speak - Sarah Ogden and Will McInness of the Brighton Mafia (Midnight Comms and NixonMcInness respectively), and Drew Benzie whose blog I follow. Topic was the chang
Tracked: Nov 21, 10:55
Facebook's Friendster moment
D'you recall when the wheels came off Friendsters bus? When they started to think they would lead and their customers would follow supinely? Santayana once said that this who cannot recall the past are doomed to repeat it, and Facebook were a tad forgetfu
Tracked: Nov 21, 22:37
US A-List bloggers start to line up against Facebook?
Very good post here by Doc Searls on the issue of who owns our data now and in future. For too long we’ve lived with “relationship management” that’s asymmetrical and one-way. Creating the grounds for symmetrical relationships cannot be the jo
Tracked: Nov 25, 22:22
Facebook's role as new media advertising lightning rod
The last month or so has been very interesting....from the announcement of the next 100 Year Cycle in Advertising onwards, Facebook has been in the national news every day. The reason is that it is pushing the limits of new media advertising as hard as it
Tracked: Dec 08, 13:31
Facebook is the front for a NeoCon Libertarian Agenda?
A fascinating article in the Guardian today, essentially accusing Facebook of being a front for a US NeoCon / Libertarian political agenda. Some beautiful quotes: Clearly, Facebook is another uber-capitalist experiment: can you make money out of friend
Tracked: Jan 14, 10:23
Twitter's Beacon - Do they have a cluetrain?
About 2 years ago Facebook announced a 100 year revolution in Media, called Beacon. It was a way of trying to inject Ads into your friendship group and conversation stream. It also used the resulting transactions to build a database about you to on-sell.
Tracked: Nov 23, 00:02
FaceBook Sponsored Stories - Beacon Redux
Sponsored Story or Sponsored Spam? Facebook has resurrected a scheme eerily similar to parts of Beacon, the new "Sponsored Stories". In essence, if you write "Hey I am in Starbucks", then Starbucks has the option to pay to spam all your friends with an
Tracked: Jan 26, 21:03
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