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Watching Waves of New Technology

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 1, 2009

Tonight I finally took time to watch the entire demo of Google Wave from the recent IO conference. I had already read a lot about it, but had not yet...

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If U.S. Soldiers Can Access Facebook, Who Can’t?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 14, 2009

A U.S. Army order issued on May 18th permits access to five social media sites (Facebook, Flickr, Delicious, Twitter and Vimeo) within the continental U.S. Further, links to those pages...

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Take That YouTube: Disney Goes With Hulu

by Allen Weiner  |  April 30, 2009

The long-anticipated deal in which Hulu adds ABC's prime time shows to its lineup, as well as its daytime soaps and programming from ABC Family, Disney Channel and SOAPnet is...

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Twitter's Low Retention Rates Teach Governments A Lesson

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 30, 2009

A recent research by Nielsenshows that Twitter's retention rates are around 40 percent, which is on the low end for social media. While Twitter still is a relatively new phenomenon...

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Pick 5 for the environment: the EPA makes a splash on social media

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 23, 2009

On Earth day (April 22nd), the Environmental Protection Agencies has launched its “Pick 5 for the Environment” campaign. People can pick 5 actions out of a list of 10 actions...

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US Federal Government and Facebook Agree: To Do What, Exactly?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 14, 2009

After the recent agreement with Youtube, Flickr and others (Gartner clients can read the relevant research note), the US General Services Administration has closed a deal with Facebook that should provide...

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Wells Chair Richard Kovacevich's Clear Communication on the Financial Crisis

by Kristin Moyer  |  March 30, 2009

Stessa Cohen here. Since the financial crisis broke into the mainstream press, I've been following how banks are communicating with their customers about the crisis. The bottom line so far:...

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Coverage from SXSW

by Allen Weiner  |  March 11, 2009

Sunday, March 15 marks my introduction to the multimedia wonders that await me at SXSW in Austin. Until Tuesday, the focus is on “interactive” followed by music from Wednesday on...

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Hulu: Evil Plot or Misguided Marketing?

by Allen Weiner  |  February 2, 2009

I have watched Hulu’s coming- out party ad (see here) several times, both live during the heartbreaking SB 43 (yes, I live in Arizona) and then online where it will...

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YouTube grows up! Using social media in a serious context

by Steve Prentice  |  January 9, 2009

Alongside the steady growth of social networking has been the rise of User Generated Content (UGC). Today we can all create content, both audio and video to extremely high technical...

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