“2011 will go down in history as the year when Twitter was officially promoted from a micro blogging network to a full fledged interest network, with each of its denizens expressing their likes and dislikes Tweet after Tweet.” —Brian Solis has been promoting the idea that Twitter’s new features are morphing it into a network of ideas where people find each other based on common interests. Nice move for a service that has been called banal and boring.
“In marketing today, it’s less about what we say about us and more about what people hear, feel, and in turn, say about us.” —@BrianSolis Making Sense of Social Media
“Overnight, the World Wide Web weaves tightly around you. A novelty at first, then invaluable, then life support, then heroin.” —Reading: To the Measures Fall by Richard Powers in The New Yorker, October 18, 2010. A lifelong story that many book lovers may recognize. http://nyr.kr/bud4nN
“Nielsen Ratings are under attack. Most of the networks find major discrepancies with Nielsen and the input from their fans. Nielsen will either adapt or go away. via@awaldstein” —http://awaldstein.tumblr.com/post/1551946889/thoughts-on-social-media-and-tv-networks-from-digital
“Even if you’re disgusted, vote. Vote for your least unfavorite choice. But go vote.” —via @thisissethsblog #endorsement http://bit.ly/aN4BLy