I see a bad storm brewing here with this one! According to NBCWashington.com Montgomery County employees claim that they “need” Facebook to conduct county business. Of course, no personal interaction will happen during business hours, right…? So you think that your taxpayer money was being squandered before – now your county employees have Facebook on […]
Recently I’ve been interested in comparing Google Trends and Twitter Trends, and what I’ve found is there is really no comparison whatsoever! What I find is the following: Google Trends: A lagging indicator of what is popular on the web. As blogs, Twitter, and other content sites launch breaking news, the word spreads and then […]
I have to give credit to GM (General Motors) for considering using Ebay to increase new call sales. According to a CNBC article today, GM is now turning to eBay in an experimental effort to increase sales. And the starting point for the experiment is California.
The television sales guru who died suddenly on July 9th in Tampa, Florida apparently had cocaine in his blog – an autopsy found. From Fad.ly: The Discovery Channel aired an hour long tribute special. August 7th: It was revealed that cocaine use contributed to his sudden death on June 28th. And Twitter is currently trending […]
Here it is: The Google Voice app for the iPhone’s app store was denied by Apple. Eric Schmidt, probably one of the best board members that Apple could have, stepped down from the board completely. All of us – the iPhone community – are left without an iPhone app for Google Voice (even though you […]
Bits has an article out today talking about Carol Bartz, Yahoo’s chief executive, an interview they did with her, and discussing some comments she made about Yahoo. Ms. Bartz specifically stated that, “We have never been a search company,” and again, “It is, ‘I am on Yahoo. I am going to do a search.” There […]
If you ever want to question the relevance of Google in the world of search, then you need to look at the Microsoft – Yahoo deal. The agreement struck between Microsoft and Yahoo, and the lifespan of that deal, is solely determined by Google’s performance. An article at The Register states: The SEC update reveals that […]