The year 2017 saw both social media and hackers much in the spotlight. Fake news posts on Facebook, Twitter, etc, fake user accounts on all platforms, fake news websites, real news reporting on fake news, and multi-billion dollar companies such as Google and Facebook often the inter-medium through which fake advertisers advertised fake content. The […]
In the last month I’ve received a couple calls, to my cell phone, from a robocaller. When I answer a message starts: Our records show that you have not optimized your Google listing. It is critical that you optimize your Google listing… Press 9 to be connected to an Google Listing Agent right away. My […]
Two years ago I was at an Internet marketing conference. At the time it was estimated by Google that almost a quarter of searches were from mobile devices – phones and tablets. Fast forward a mere 18 months to another Internet marketing conference that I attended. Matt Cutts from Google said that mobile traffic was […]
I liked Instagram – until I didn’t. For over a year I used Instagram with a few friends and family members. I think at the peak I had 8 connections total. Each person, including myself, posted a picture a couple times a week on average. So on average I would see something new each day […]
Yahoo want’s to be Apple’s default search engine. If Apple goes for this, I have some AAPL stock to sell you.
Today Yahoo announced it had better than expected profits. This is of interest to me only because of a coincidental experience I had today with Yahoo, which now has me thinking that I might just buy some Yahoo stock. I manage client advertising on Yahoo and today I was trying to log onto the Yahoo Stream Ad […]
April Fools! Yesterday’s post was less a joke and more a sociology experiment of sorts, an informal survey of opinions regarding online privacy and identity ownership. These two relatively new issues are both intertwined and evolving at the speed of the Internet. Surprise Surprise prompted many well thought out opinions, but also illuminated that many people haven’t […]