Hoaxing a Facebook Revolt

Posted by on Nov 26, 2012 in copyright, FaceBook, FB, hoax, PandG, privacy, Rumors, snopes.com | 2 Comments
Hoaxing a Facebook Revolt

Over the long weekend, I couldn’t help but notice the incipient beginnings of a groundswell revolt percolating on the world’s largest social network. Specifically, two wall posts caught my eye, each citing Facebook’s recent changes to its privacy settings and purported ways to protect one’s private and/or copyrighted content. The first was intended as a […]

LinkedIn’s Coming of Age

LinkedIn’s Coming of Age

Five or six years ago, I remember inviting my former boss to connect with me on LinkedIn. The invitation was ignored. Thinking back, I reckon he hadn’t heard of LinkedIn or simply didn’t want to be bothered by such (an unproven) distraction. I didn’t take his rebuff personally. In fact, if I took to heart […]

FB: “Are We Perfect? Of Course Not.”

Posted by on May 6, 2010 in deactivation, FaceBook, peter rojas, PR, privacy | One Comment
FB: “Are We Perfect? Of Course Not.”

For an enterprise that’s changing the world, or at least the way humans interact in it, hasn’t Facebook suffered an unusual share of missteps and PR gaffes on its road to immortality? Do all start-ups endure this much public pain and suffering? The latest gaffe, as described by Jenna Wortham on page A1 of today’s […]

San Miguel on Jobs

San Miguel on Jobs

Those I follow on Twitter are consumed today with the maneuverings from Macworld 2009 (absent a hormone-imbalanced Mr. Jobs). As Mack Collier wrote: “Twitter is constipated, can I assume that MacWorld is underway?“ Dave Winer lamented: “Oh great. Garageband. I don’t use that either.” Ryan Block hit a tech bump trying to live blog the […]