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by: danah boyd
Folks over at the Center for Social Media have just released a new study on copyright and creativity. They identify nine common types of re-appropriation practices that use copyrighted material:Parody and satire: Copyrighted material used in spoofing of popular mass media, celebrities or politicians (Baby Got Book) copyright consumer generated social media remixing mashups design danah boyd Centre for Social Media
by: Josh Hawkins
A recent survey of business reporters shows that over 80 percent say they use, or would use, blogs as a primary or secondary source of information for news stories. This is a pretty serious wakeup call for anyone doing B2B PR. If you don't already have a social media program in place, it's time to get started. But while the mechanics of launching a blog are straightforward, there are a number of questions to ask and strategicword of mouth social media online consumer generated blogging Josh Hawkins B2B
by: danah boyd
PEW has a new report out on adults and privacy: Digital Footprints. It's a solid report on the state of adults' perception of privacy wrt the internet. Of course, what humors me is that adults are saying one thing and doing another.
Adults are more likely than teens to have public profiles on SNSs. 60% of adults are not worried about how much information is availablesocial media privacy people identity digital living danah boyd consumer generated Pew Research
by: Karl Long
Someone on LinkedIn just posed this question “How can one make Blogs more enjoyable or What is that you do to maintain the popularity/readership of your blog?“. Here are my thoughts on this, this may not be all that leads to a successful blog, but these are for me pretty essential ingredients: Focus, Passion, and Originality.social media blogging online consumer generated Karl Long differentiation
by: Karl Long
So this is some early experimental thinking here so feel free to poke holes, call bullshit, or add your own take in the comments.mobile mashable hackable shareable social equity role of marketing social media co-creative marketing consumer generated Karl Long online
by: Alain Thys
Spoiler alert: This post gives away a key plot point of the final Harry Potter book. So if you've haven't finished the book, do not read on.
Last week Monday (at 1:30 AM) I finished part 7 of the Harry Potter series and after sat through the young man's wizardry adventures for thousands and thousands of pages, the end of the series felt like losing a friend.Alain Thys books co-creation consumer generated crowdsourcing customer experiences customer insights entrepreneurship franchise movie