Facebook is not the singularity – darn!

Last week I briefly chatted with Social Media Week founder Toby Daniels about the technological singularity , which he sees as being inevitable. Simply said, the singularity will be the upcoming phase of evolution where we humans will join forces with artificial...

This week’s social media news

Google adds local, mobile reach with Zagat The big social media news on Thursday this week was that Google is gobbling up Zagat, the successful guidebook publisher, to further reinforce the search engine’s services for local businesses. In Dealbook, The New York...

Marketing and social media books piling up

The social media books are piling up on my end table and I am considering buying either a Kindle or an iPad so I can keep up with my reading AND save book shelf space.  One of the great things about the Kindle is that it can hold dozens of a books at a time as well as...

How Google+ might affect Google search results

For some, the question lurking in the background is this: Will Google’s switch to the “+1” system change the way Google ranks and if it does, how? Google’s direct response, according to Google spokesperson Rob Shilkin, is this: Google will study the clicks on +1...