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MySpace, Facebook Go Mobile

What do you get when you combine two of the biggest tech trends today – social networking and mobile?

Will Social Media Shatter the Glass Ceiling?

Despite our country’s great strides in working to give women equal rights in virtually every aspect of society, there is still a “glass ceiling” both in PR and in the broader Fortune 500.

Google Juice 101

Leslie Walker at the Washington Post explains how how to boost a web site’s rank by increasing its Google Juice.

A Social Network for Feed Fans

Feed Collectors is a site where users can collect and share their RSS feeds in a social network environment.

Study Puts Blog Readers in Buckets

A new survey of 36,000 blog readers conducted by BlogAds reveals there are different types of blog readers.

Palopia: the Next FaceBook or MySpace?

The Daily Trojan, the USC student newspaper, profiles Palopia founder Trent Bigelow (no relation to Deuce).

Blogging Causes Trash Problems in China

The Peoples Daily, the most influential and authoritative newspaper in China, tackles to blog or not to blog.

Accelerating the Conversation

When I joined Edelman earlier this year, Richard Edelman made it clear on his blog that digital is the future of the agency.

Put Digg on Your Google Home Page

Digg has an official module for the Google Personalized Home Page that’s pretty neat.

Del.icio.us Mobile
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Here’s a great tip I picked up from BlackBerry Hacks, a book by Dave Mabe.

Is Podcasting Evolutionary or Revolutionary?

Let me preface this post by saying I do love podcasting. I listen to and watch a lot of them.

Go Tag Yourself on Ziki

Ziki.com is a new entry into the social networking space. It connects people based on how they tag themselves.

Bloggers Impact Brands in Europe

According to a new report from Jupiter, the growth of consumer created content has already had a wide influence and may seriously impact on brand communications in Europe.

Males Are the Predominate RSS Users

The Media 2.0 blog breaks down a bunch of really interesting statistics from the latest AdAge Interactive Fact Pack (PDF):

The State of the Podosphere

Feedburner says there are more than 1.6 million aggregate subscribers to FeedBurner-managed podcasts, and this number has more than doubled in the past six months.

Local News, Google Maps Mashed Up

Riddle me this. What do you get when you combine Google News RSS feeds, your zip code and Google Maps?

Fear Not

Anil Dash describes how to address corporate fear of blogging:

From Zero to Google

Want to know how to jump start a new blog? Read Darren Rowse’s case study.

How to Track Your Group’s Attention Data

Here’s a neat idea I just discovered. If you’re willing to move all your blog/news RSS feeds into a single aggregate feed, you can track your or your group’s or even your company’s attention metadata.

Learning the Lingo

There’s a list of blogging terms on Wikipedia. It covers the more common phrases and words.

The Difference Between Firefox and IE

When you read this post on the Google Blog about their new Firefox toolbar it’s clear there’s a chasm between most Internet Explorer users and Firefox heads.