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Economics of Social Media

Brian Wiese of Magna Global believes that just because 110 million people use Facebook, it doesn’t mean they can’t be reached elsewhere. Let’s keep in mind hat we can find 110 million people in other places. It’s not a given that just because consumers are somewhere that they necessarily want paid advertising thrown at them.…

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Facebook Privacy Issues

Story here. I don’t think Facebook will ever get away from questions about how they use the personal data of their users.  I actually (and honestly) like the tool, but I grew weary quickly of the implications of adding too much information about my likes, habits, etc.  I felt like I was on ‘candid camera’…

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De-Facebook: Not A Chance

From the NYT: While the Web site offers users the option to deactivate their accounts, Facebook servers keep copies of the information in those accounts indefinitely. Indeed, many users who have contacted Facebook to request that their accounts be deleted have not succeeded in erasing their records from the network. People are discovering that the…

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CMA Post on Facebook

I’m curious about this post by the CMA because I’m pretty sure there are hundreds of other sites or services out there that can generate similar demographic profiles: CMA Article on Facebook I’ll wait a bit to see what the comments are, but this post seems very odd.