LeWeb09 Day One: Two Canadians Blog Their Opinions

The first day of LeWeb09 met with conflicting reactions from two Canadian participants, one an official conference blogger, the other a participant. With “Real-Time Web” the theme of the soldout December 9-10 conference, the two aptly leveraged social media channels to share their real-time impressions of the speakers and panelists. The impressive roster of LeWeb09 […]

“Twitter” Top Word of 2009

The Global Language Monitor (GLM) named Twitter the top word of the year. The GLM also announced 2009 top 10 phrases and top 10 names. According to GLM’s Nov. 29  press release, the list results from a “proprietary algorithm that tracks words and phrases in the media and on the Internet, now including blogs and […]

Give the Gift of Social Media: 10 Creative, No-Cost Ideas

Give the gift of Social Media. Here are 10 creative, no-cost ideas that require only time, patience and a little imagination. [Continue reading]

Facebook’s “Unfriend” Named Oxford Dictionary’s 2009 Word of the Year

With Facebook unfriend, breaking up isn’t hard to do. Facebook does all the work and eliminates the messiness of relationships. In fact, “unfriending” someone has become so popular and its use so common that Oxford Dictionary named unfriend the 2009 Word of the Year. But what does that say about us? [Continue reading]