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Street Graffiti - Another Reason to Visit Rio de Janeiro

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remix culture and fair use: a new study

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)
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B2B Public Relations & Blogs: Policy, Resources, Process & Promotion

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 strategic

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adults' views on privacy (new PEW report)

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 available

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Future Marketing Summit 2007

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The Purpose Driven Blog

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Three Traits of Successful Blogs - Focus, Passion, and Originality

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.

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Beyond Viral: 3 ideas for Co-Creative Marketing

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.

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True or false? Innovation is elitist

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Crowdsourcing Harry Potter?

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.

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