Social media isn’t inexpensive, it’s just different expensive. To do it well requires a tremendous time commitment, and regardless of what your life and lifestyle entails, the time you spend on social comes with an opportunity cost price tag.
I’ll give Zynga this much: it’s got some serious stones for setting up Zynga.com as a place for its own games and those of third parties to live outside of Facebook. And you can’t really blame it for doing so.
You're not unpopular, it's just the nature of the news feed. Amongst all the business-related news at FMC, Facebook revealed that the average news feed story from a user profile reaches just 16% of their friends.
They are often our first responders in a chaotic, messed up world. They are chemists, sociologists and therapists. They are mixologists, cocktologists or better known as--our bartenders.” -Baratunde ...
Social media started with an ability to connect us in a era when we were all divided. The wrath of factory mindset had placed the individual behind everyone. Social media brought the balance back. It brought the human connection back.
Over the past few weeks, when I've visited several startup incubators from Stanford's Start X, to Los Angeles' Start Engine, to the NewMe Accelerator, I have noticed many cloud computing companies hoping to get these startups to choose them.
It's easy to take jabs at Apple for sometimes being too "closed." From restrictions on mobile apps to the limited customizability of the iPad, it's a reputation that the company has earned even as it sells millions upon millions of devices.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt's Mobile World Congress keynotes have always been interesting, but his keynote yesterday just about floored me as he put on his futurist hat with complete sincerity. It's not only a good watch, it's required viewing.