“‘Businesses have to be very careful, because the line between a creative ad campaign and unethical manipulation can be very fine,’ he adds. Many companies have found this out – sometimes the hard way.”
Great daily web news update. It’s smart, and very interesting.
This argument has been around for nearly as long as Facebook has been even remotely successful, but I do think that Facebook’s lack of a real business model and their unwillingness to open up their platform is going to lead to serious problems.
“Hollywood studios were so excited to get their creative and inventive writers back that it promptly put many of them to work rehashing old movies.”
“But Wikipedia is rewriting the marketing script, because it’s far and away one of the Web’s most potent and powerful affirmation drivers. Once the primary domain of A-list bloggers and Web 2.0 elite, it’s now unmistakably penetrated the online masses. Even those who don’t use it are impacted by the conversation it shapes, online or off-.”
Mark Cuban takes on blogging and newspapers. Interesting read.