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The Year SEO Lost Importance…

Scoops Here.

My colleague stumbled upon this post that I thought would be worthy of breaking news in Scoops world, even when taken with a grain of salt. Robert Scoble posted yesterday about shift away from SEO in regards to small business marketing. His reason–Because Google and Bing keep changing the rules

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Just Say No – To Sexting

The media’s new favorite word? Sexting. Over the weekend, I saw 5 news stories that had something to do with the general message ‘Sexting is Bad.’

Whether you do or you don’t agree; this “Give it a Ponder” video is worth checking out.

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Who loves James Lipton?

I do!

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Facebook Taps Yahoo

Scoops Here.

With Facebook reaching 350 million users, their Connect platform has now been competing in potable identity moving beyond the best of them i.e.  Google, Twitter and MySpace.

Facebook  is getting a massive new partner for its Connect platform: Yahoo. Being the #2 search engine, this is not a bad gig. Yahoo announced today that it will be

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FTC Imposes New Guidelines for Review-Bloggers

The Federal Trade Commission has implemented new guidelines that require full disclosure from bloggers in regard to any product they review that was received for free. These guidelines are a web 2.0 enhancement of their 30 year old rules for the use of testimonials in advertising. The guidelines address an issue some

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Facebook updates privacy settings

If you logged into your Facebook account today, you saw a letter from Mark Zuckerberg. Most of you probably clicked “close,” went on with your Farmville-ing and missed the 3 major announcements. So I will update you.

1. Facebook has surpassed 350 million users

2. Facebook with be doing away with regional

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Are you on that phone, again?

Those of you who regularly read my posts (are there any of you?) would know that I am an NPR junkie. This morning I heard a great piece on the prevalence of young blacks and latinos using mobile devices. When I went online to hear it again (I said junkie), I

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Um, sir, you’ll have to pay for that.

Last week brought the “announcements” that the Providence Journal thinking about possibly monetizing it’s content and that Twitter is probably going to offer a paid business account soonish that would offer analytics. A sign of the economic times or a factor of inevitability…

In an interview Jonathan Fildes for BBC News,

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