Jeffrey Mann

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It Might Be Creepy, but Is It Evil?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 26, 2010  |  10 Comments

I’ve been thinking about “creepiness” over the last couple weeks. I’ve been finding the concept come up more and more as I speak with end users and vendors about social software, because it is becoming a real barrier to adoption as end users react with sometimes unexpected revulsion at what seems normal or trivial to […]

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Have a Happy Safer Internet Day

by Jeffrey Mann  |  February 9, 2010  |  1 Comment

You may not have realized it, but today is the third annual Safer Internet Day, a day to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially for children and young people around the world. The awkward name, doofy logo and stiff language quickly identify this as a government initiative (with […]

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How do you decide which social networking sites to trust?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 26, 2008  |  Submit a Comment

I just got an invitation to a social networking site called Bluenity, sponsored by KLM/Air France. The idea is that they provide a platform for travelers to share experiences and maybe hook up somewhere to share a cab or whatever if their paths cross. It is similar to Hyatt’s yatt’it social networking project for its […]

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