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Monthly Archive for June, 2011

My kids are tripping nostalgically on Tamagotchis. And they’re not the only ones. The reason that my kids are tripping (nostalgically) is that they found out that lots of other kids like them are too (tripping) (nostalgically) (on Facebook). So, just like “we” used to trip nostalgically in the high school playground about the “silly” […]

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Disclosure : I used to work on the Coors Light account. So, whilst I’ve tried, I can’t promise that this post is entirely objective. I find myself liking, in a bordering on admiring kind of way, the new Coors Light ad with the frozen-panted Jean Claude Van Damme. The writing, the performance and the message […]

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Competitive agency X sent a bespoke new business mailer to Blonde client Y. The creative thrust of said mailer was that Agency X would give its right arm to work on Client Y’s business. And the mailer included a fake arm. Only it wasn’t a right arm. It was a left arm. Client Y invited […]

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Crowdlistr is a simple, smart idea that adds value to Twitter users who are interested in community. It allows you to open your Twitter lists such that, rather than self-curating, other users can add themselves. It facilitates a crowd-sourced approach to creating a Twitter list. You create a list in Twitter, then sign into Crowdlistr […]

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Process increasingly gets in the way of problem solving. Thus spake John Willshire, Chief Innovation Officer at PHD, at last night’s excellent Firestarters event. The event was generously hosted by Google and masterfully curated by Neil Perkin. John will no doubt post his slides in due course, and I’ll link to them from here when […]

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I received this notification on Facebook this morning. It does not compute. LinkedIn is for professional networking. Facebook is for friends. Ne’er the twain shall meet. Thanks but no thanks to BranchOut. And bloody typical that the only immediate response options are Like, Comment, Accept. No “Thanks But No Thanks” option to be seen. I’m […]

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A bold claim I know. But if this post on the All Facebook blog isn’t the most fatuous piece of Facebook statusness of 2011 then “I just had Shreddies for breakfast. LOL.” All Facebook, and it’s counterpart (competitor?) Inside Facebook, usually provide a valuable early warning and insight service for any developer or marketer that […]

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