Rapid Fire – Saturday, June 28

Daily Online Examiner » Blog Archive » NBC Reminded That In Web 2.0, News Won’t Keep

I have to say, I’m on the side of canning the guy who posted this. Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. Especially if you’re trying to notify next of kin for crying outloud.

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Facebook faux pas: The geek’s guide to netiquette – Features, Gadgets & Tech – The Independent

Fun list of how to behave on the networks.

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Fight the Smears | Fight the Smears Home

Great campaign site extension from the Obama campaign. They have the ability to combat the foolish, crazy, and flat wrong things that are being said about him without having to do it through the mass media, thus bringing more attention to the foolishness. Nice move.

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Clever Hot Wheels Ads « THE FIRE WIRE

Wow, these are fantastic Hot Wheels ads!! Very good work.

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I Can’t Stop Thinking! #3 – August 2000

This is a really old web page, circa 2000 but the comic style and the use of the full vertical page is absolutely fantastic.

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Done the Impossible – The Fans’ Tale of Firefly and Serenity

I missed this when it came out. I love these fan culture documentaries, no matter what the subject, but all the better when it’s something as cool as Firefly.

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List of Social Computing Strategists and Community Managers for Enterprise Corporations 2008

Fantastic list of social/community practitioner. Still don’t believe your industry is doing something in this space?….

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MediaPost Publications – Protecting Against Pranksters When Running User-Generated Contests – 06/19/2008

If you’re running “UGC contests”, this is a must read article.

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Learning from Flickr’s Co-founders on Their Way Out of Yahoo – ReadWriteWeb

Good stuff, goodbye to Fake and Butterfield. You’ve two have done wonderful work!

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Demand Satisfaction! » The Ban Hammer

Get Satisfaction tells the story of banning their first user. The fact that they’re telling this story says a lot about how much they get it.

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An Open Challenge to Silicon Valley – Umair Haque

“What’s really going on here? I think the malaise is deep and systemic. Many of you may disagree – but I’m vastly disappointed in the moral and strategic bankruptcy of today’s crop of venture investors and so-called revolutionaries.”

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