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Archive for September 2011


Bookmarks for 30 Sep 2011

‘Vegetarian’ dating site pulled off the menu | Media | guardian.co.uk"Veggiedates.co.uk admitted that its database of users was shared by several dating sites, and acknowledged that the majority of its members were non-vegetarian and non-vegan. But it claimed not to be misleading because nowhere on the site did it use the word "only"." (dating advertising [...]

Bookmarks for 29 Sep 2011

Tumblr Lands $85 Million in Funding – NYTimes.com"Mr. Karp said that Tumblr’s growth has exploded in the past year. It’s attracted popular musicians such as Lady Gaga and traffic leapt to 13 billion page views per month from 2 billion page views per month. Since the site was first introduced, 30 million blogs have been [...]

Bookmarks for 27 Sep 2011

Uh-Oh: Groupon Loses New COO, Who’s Going Back to Google – Kara Swisher – News – AllThingsDGroupon loses its COO…and restates it IPO filing: "In a blog it just posted, Groupon said its recently hired COO, Margo Georgiadis, “has decided to return to Google (her former employer) in a new role as President, Americas.” She [...]

Bookmarks for 27 Sep 2011

A Tool too far: A Systems Perspective of Targets"Wherever there are targets, there are a series of unintended consequences, many of which hit our headlines on a daily basis. From a systems thinking perspective, targets are actually tools and have long been in the frame for damaging improvement, preventing learning and sowing disorder. Here’s why." [...]

Bookmarks for 25 Sep 2011

Social Media ‘Professional’ Fires Twitter Ghostwriter, Forgets To Change Password, Hilarity Ensues – AllTwitter"You see, it appears that Davidson – who bills himself as an ‘Internet sales & marketing professional’ on Twitter and a ‘Social Marketing & Communications Strategist’ on LinkedIn – is just so consumed by the realities of life that he had to [...]

Bookmarks for 25 Sep 2011

A New Job | Joanna GearyGreat stuff for Joanna and the Guardian. "As you may have heard, I will be leaving The Times at the beginning of October to start a new role at The Guardian as their Digital Development Editor." (jobs guardian the_times ) Social Media ‘Professional’ Fires Twitter Ghostwriter, Forgets To Change Password, [...]

Bookmarks for 25 Sep 2011

Social Media ‘Professional’ Fires Twitter Ghostwriter, Forgets To Change Password, Hilarity Ensues – AllTwitter"You see, it appears that Davidson – who bills himself as an ‘Internet sales & marketing professional’ on Twitter and a ‘Social Marketing & Communications Strategist’ on LinkedIn – is just so consumed by the realities of life that he had to [...]

Bookmarks for 25 Sep 2011

Social Media ‘Professional’ Fires Twitter Ghostwriter, Forgets To Change Password, Hilarity Ensues – AllTwitter"You see, it appears that Davidson – who bills himself as an ‘Internet sales & marketing professional’ on Twitter and a ‘Social Marketing & Communications Strategist’ on LinkedIn – is just so consumed by the realities of life that he had to [...]

Bookmarks for 25 Sep 2011

Social Media ‘Professional’ Fires Twitter Ghostwriter, Forgets To Change Password, Hilarity Ensues – AllTwitter"You see, it appears that Davidson – who bills himself as an ‘Internet sales & marketing professional’ on Twitter and a ‘Social Marketing & Communications Strategist’ on LinkedIn – is just so consumed by the realities of life that he had to [...]

Bookmarks for 25 Sep 2011

Social Media ‘Professional’ Fires Twitter Ghostwriter, Forgets To Change Password, Hilarity Ensues – AllTwitter"You see, it appears that Davidson – who bills himself as an ‘Internet sales & marketing professional’ on Twitter and a ‘Social Marketing & Communications Strategist’ on LinkedIn – is just so consumed by the realities of life that he had to [...]