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Finally, Facebook at Work

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 14, 2015

Over the last several years, I have done many inquiries which are some variation of "How do we get Facebook for use internally?" or "When will Facebook issue a version...

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Describing the Engagement Initiative

by Jeffrey Mann  |  February 17, 2014

Last month, I had the chance to describe the Engagement Initiative in a series of one on one meetings. After doing it about 30 times, I kind of got good at...

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Is There a Dropbox Effect?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 12, 2012

A columnist at VentureBeat recently wrote about the supposed Dropbox Effect and whether it is real or not. I think it is, but not the way most people seem to...

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The Internet’s Eccentric French Uncle Passes from the Scene

by Jeffrey Mann  |  June 29, 2012

Ah Minitel.I always had a soft spot for this strange, pre-HTTP online service. It was kind of like the Internet, except for most of the things that make the Internet...

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Keeping up With the Pace of Change

by David Cappuccio  |  March 23, 2011

What follows is an article written 12 years ago, when the Internet was still seen as the new kid on the block. Douglas Adams of "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy"...

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Cannes Symposium 2010

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 19, 2010

Symposium is usually an intense experience, and this year was no different. This year 3300 attended the event, a 21% increase over last year. It was the biggest EMEA Symposium...

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Hyves Sells Out to Telegraaf Newspaper: Is There a Future for Local Social Media?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 1, 2010

Today's announcement that the Telegraaf Media Groep has acquired the company behind the Hyves social networking site is another troubling sign for locally-oriented media sites. Hyves has achieved quite good...

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Talking Social at United Nations Agencies

by Jeffrey Mann  |  June 20, 2010

I haven't been blogging or tweeting much in the last couple weeks. I've had my head down while getting the magic quadrant for externally-facing social software ready for review and...

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Have a Happy Safer Internet Day

by Jeffrey Mann  |  February 9, 2010

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,...

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Twitter growth leveling off? Really? And if so, does it matter?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 21, 2010

The Internets are agog with speculation on numbers showing that the previously meteoric growth in Twitter users is beginning to sputter and slow down. Is this the end of the...

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