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The Rise Of The Profersonal In Social Media

In the past year, social media was the vehicle that drove several high-profile careers off a cliff. The common thread in all of these social media meltdowns is that the “person” took the wheel and the “professional” took the back seat.

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January 10, 2012 Author Guest Author In The Social Web
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It Is No Longer OK To Proclaim Social Media As New

Must we go through this every year? Social media is still not new. It wasn’t new last year. Or the year before. In fact, it hasn’t been new for well over a decade. The web was social from day one, even if the term was popularized later on.

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January 4, 2012 Author Adam Singer In The Social Web
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Facebook’s Flawed Logic: We’re Safe, The Rest Of The Web Is Dangerous

Anil Dash has an unmissable post titled: Facebook is gaslighting the web. We can fix it. Indeed, if this description of Facebook’s latest actions is accurate, it should be cause for concern among all web content producers.

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November 22, 2011 Author Adam Singer In The Social Web
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Don’t Be A Social Media Beggar

It’s a simple fact of working in social media that relationships can form out of reciprocal behavior. This is expressed in many ways. Perhaps the most famous (or at least simplest) of these is in the practice of “voting up” peoples’ stories on a social bookmarking site, because it insures that your story will get votes as well.

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October 10, 2011 Author John Boitnott In The Social Web
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50 Creative, Compelling And Clever Viral Images Shared In 2011

We’ve been documenting images that get passed on throughout the social web since 2008. More than 1 million of you have viewed the series, making it the most popular of our ongoing threads at The Future Buzz.

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August 9, 2011 Author Adam Singer In The Social Web
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Social And Your Team: Don’t Burn Bridges

Today I wanted wanted to start a discussion about your team members participation in social media on behalf of your brand. Specifically, I want to chat about basic philosophy of how you handle putting people forward.

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August 2, 2011 Author Adam Singer In The Social Web