All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘friending’

Unfriending On Facebook Leads To Murder

Billy Clay Payne, Jr. and Billie Jean Hayworth were murdered last month after deleting Jenelle Potter from their Facebook profile. Marvin Enoch Potter Jr. and Jamie Lynn Curd have been charged with the crimes. Mike Reece, a Johnson County Sheriff comments on the incident: “It’s the worst thing I’ve ever seen,” “Once you’ve crossed her, you’ve crossed her father (Enoch …

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Friending: The New Advertising?

Liz Gannes at GigaOm points to an interesting study done by MySpace about the value of “friending” as a marketing vehicle. It’s obvious that the survey of 3,000 Internet users was done primarily to justify the use of MySpace as an advertising and marketing tool, although the press release takes pains to point out (as they always do) that it was done by an independent firm, etc., etc. 

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