Charlie Osmond

Jeremiah Owyang’s Corporate Social Strategist

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

Jeremiah Owyang is one of our favourite social media strategists. Now working at Altimeter he’s well worth following for cutting edge social media thinking. In a world of chatter and hype, he cuts through. I think it’s because rather than hand-waving generalisations his thinking tends to be based in original research.

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UK Internet Statistics

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

I am a sucker for uplifting videos about UK internet statistics. Particularly if accompanied by a happy jingle and sprinkled with start-up success stories. It’s warming for us little-islanders to occasionally  feel important “we’re on the map!” And here’s a video that delivers just that.

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The Economist on Social Networking

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

What joy. This week, The Economist, every Capitalist’s favourite magazine, has published a special report on on social networking.

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Facebook Takes Rage Against the Machine to Christmas No.1

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

Rage Against the Machine (RATM) have just had their first UK Number 1. They got it thanks to an extraordinary underground Facebook campaign, beating X-Factor winner Joe McElderry.

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Social Media Drives Global Product Recall

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

Maclaren has become the latest victim of social media activism. They have joined a growing list of companies to have suffered at the hands of bloggers and Tweeters [Twitterers?].

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Dannii, Danyl and Instant X-Factor Feedback

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

Dannii Minogue, an X-Factor judge, lost her mind for a minute. Twitter and the social web went wild. Could the speed of this feedback help Simon Cowell and his team define the appropriate response?

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Storytelling and Social Media

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

Social Media is all about conversations. It’s people connecting, interacting and sharing content. And whether it’s online or in the real world, the most engaging conversations involve other people’s stories.

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Gordon Brown's YouTube Trauma

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

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Why Twitter Is a Ponzi Scheme

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

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