Twitter, Facebook and Social Media discussion in a PR context by Robert Scoble

The Brian Solis’s PR 2.0 blog has an interesting interview with Robert Scoble titled “PR is about relationships” I’m not a Sycophantic Scoble fan though I really enjoyed reading the transcript. The following quote sets the scene: “As much as we talk about how to participate in Social Media, it doesn’t mean a thing if…

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Here’s how to solve the Facebook messaging problem

* Don’t take the post as an endorsement of “Email Me Instead” or of it being fit for purpose – it seems to work for me but could have untold effects on your system, your privacy and the security of your personal information *  I love blogging. Helpful people (like you) provide answers to questions I post…

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Facebook email client for Windows Mobile – where can I find one?

Some of you may be getting bored of me talking about Facebook – apologies if that’s the case. I’ll be posting about other topics today too! I’m finding that as I use Facebook more many of my friends are using the built in email feature to contact me in preference to their traditional system. I’m used…

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Facebook security: I like the "add application" interface

I like the “add application” interface in Facebook as it asks meaningful questions in everyday English that a non-security professional would have a chance of making sense of – I suspect that most people still hit “OK just do it” though. I suspect that there isn’t a feature to require applications to be digitally signed but…


Facebook: Will you be my friend?

This is a question many of you will be asked if you know people who use Facebook. For some requests it’s really straight forward as they are someone you socialise with and regard as a friend. What about if a work colleague asks to be your friend? What’s the downside of just adding them anyway?…

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Facebook, myspace and other social networking sites – whatever happened to Privacy?

I’ve been slow to adopt Facebook. Perhaps I’m a luddite. Perhaps I’m too paraniod. There’s an article titled Facebook users open to cyber attacks, ID theft? on News.com which discusses many of my concerns. Rick Howard (Director of intelligence at VeriSign’s iDefense Labs) was quoted as saying “They seem to have no sense of privacy”…

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How can you tell who’s real on Facebook?

Am I just being dumb here or is it pure guess work who’s really who on Facebook? I’m new to Facebook as I’ve had privacy concerns though finding out about “Limited User” has eased those a little. As far as I can see it’s trivial for me to set myself up as any celebrity I…

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