Green with Twitter Envy

Is it cool to leverage an unfolding human tragedy to promote one’s product or service? That’s the question a Valleywag reporter posed in his “Flackery” column late yesterday.Apparently, an Israeli-based mobile communications platform that links SMS, IM and Twitter into one seamless interconnected content-sharing app called fring is publicizing its use by the Persian protesters…… Continue reading Green with Twitter Envy

Mad as Hell: Who’re Ya Gonna Tell?

Much has transpired since last year’s historic U.S. Presidential elections. The dramatic real-time run-up to November 4 kept many of us totally tethered to our digital news screens.Since then, that frenetic and insatiable state of political engagement has pretty much dissipated…until last week.The prospect of a Twitter/SMS/blog-fueled Presidential election to overthrow the Holocaust-denying, WMD-seeking, woman-oppressing,…… Continue reading Mad as Hell: Who’re Ya Gonna Tell?