Note from Sallie: Shel has been called away by a family emergency and asked me to post this for him. That means the show notes are going to be a bit irregular. Meantime, I’m sure he’d appreciate your good wishes, but he may not be able to respond to them.
- Media Intelligence Minute from Carma
- Twitter penalizes identical comment posted from multiple accounts. This is especially problematic for brands, and for scheduling tools like HootSuite and GaggleAmp. via the HootSuite Blog and the Twitter Developer Blog.
- Facebook: Still a terrible example of crisis communication
- Igloo Software spot
- Facebook, privacy, and scandal: stormy with a high chance of regulation. Nevill thinks nothing will change at Facebook unless advertisers desert them in droves.
- Jason Calacannis offers $100,000 seed money if your team can build a “Facebook-killer.”
- Social Chorus spot
- 28% of U.S. adults have stopped using a brand because of something negative they learned about in the news.
- Speaking of CSR, Coca-Cola partners with the Blockchain Trust Accelerator to fight forced labor with smart contracts. Shel is enthusiastic about blockchain’s potential to create an immutable record of truth.
- Dan York’s Tech Report: the 101st meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force, TLS 1.3, Messaging Layer Security, and more Facebook.
- Blockchain and voting
Special thanks to Jay Moonah for the opening and closing music.
You can find the stories from which FIR content is selected at Shel’s Link Blog.
Neville Hobson was co-host of The Hobson & Holtz Report for over 10 years. For over 15 years, Neville has been a voice of experience and influence when it comes to speaking about digital technologies, disruptive change in workplaces and marketplaces, relevant trends to pay close attention to, and what it all means for your business. His experiences embrace deep understanding and subject-matter expertise in contemporary business issues that include social, digital and cognitive technologies, connecting that with a career in traditional public relations, marketing communication, employee compensation and benefits communication, and investor relations. Based in the Thames Valley some 30 miles west of London, Neville works either from his home office or from a client’s location; or from wherever he has a good network connection.
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