Google+’s Fate Shows Consequences Only Happen When You’re Not Successful

This past weekend Google revealed 1) That a massive data breach had occurred on Google+, the social networking site it’s managed for several years, and…

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One More Thing About That Facebook Hack…

There has been a lot of good reporting and analysis in the last week or so following Facebook’s announcement that about 50 million accounts had…

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Facebook Offers a Distinction Without Difference

Last week Facebook offered up the latest variation on its rationale for not removing sources like Infowars and others from its site, despite the history…

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Facebook Is Stifling Media Growth

There continue to be conversations around whether Facebook has grown too large and now commands too much of the attention economy, as well as the…

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Facebook Hasn’t, Doesn’t, and Won’t Care About News or Those Who Create It

One of the many declarations, updates and statements made by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s recent F8 developer conference included him saying he…

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Facebook Keeps Missing The Point

It’s kind of remarkable that this post got published. Facebook was reacting to reports from over the weekend of people finding their entire phone and…

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Quick Takes – Marketing and Media News for 3/22/18

More on the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal: At a time when the EPA and other governmental agencies are following conservative directions to strip power from regulatory…

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Quick Takes – Marketing and Media News for 3/20/18

It’s hard to top a story like that involving Cambridge Analytics and Facebook. There are all sorts of things going on here, but these seem…

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Truth As Someone Else’s Problem

Over the last few weeks YouTube has become the new favorite target of media and technology industry commentators and watchdogs due to its tendency to…

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Quick Takes – Marketing and Media News for 2/13/18

I don’t have much to add to it but if you haven’t read this piece at Buzzfeed about the very real dangers we face from…

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