Your Guide to Entire Countries Banning Social Media

Lately it seems like more and more national governments and giving a lot of power to once-benign social media tools like Foursquare and Google Buzz. Applications created to connect people who shared common interests or lived near one another are now becoming unlikely tools of political protests–and consequently, objects of… Read more“Your Guide to Entire Countries Banning Social Media”

Who’s Actually Attending All These Internet Week Events?

One look at Internet Week New York‘s schedule for the week and you could feel one of two things: (1) You could be overwhelmed by the number of panels and mixers being offered; or (2) You could be confused by wondering who has so much spare time that they can… Read more“Who’s Actually Attending All These Internet Week Events?”

Banned In China: The Best Publicity Foursquare Could Ask For

Not too long ago, we learned about Pakistan’s lockdown on social media outlets like Facebook and Flickr. And even after that country lightened up, we learned that social media isn’t impervious to sweeping government regulations. The latest victim of a national shut-out? Foursquare. [ free sample pack of viagra |… Read more“Banned In China: The Best Publicity Foursquare Could Ask For”

AM Affiliate: All Your Social Networks Sold You Out & More

As always, too many breaking news stories, too little time. So here’s a shuffle of what’s worth reading in this end-of-week installment of AM Affiliate. – It turns out that apart from Facebook, every social networking you use or have ever used is probably selling your personal information. [TNW] –… Read more“AM Affiliate: All Your Social Networks Sold You Out & More”

Hey Affiliate Marketers! It’s Time To Get Social

Facebook has given up on the concept of user privacy; a Twitter crash earlier this week brought the internet’s social life to its knees; and Foursquare has no idea what to do with itself. It’s a critical time for social media. It’s also a critical time for affiliate marketing to… Read more“Hey Affiliate Marketers! It’s Time To Get Social”