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10:30 AM, August 17th, 2011

“Mom – I love you. But you just gotta stop talking to me via TechCrunch comments…,” Jeremy said in response one final time, ending the rift.

The need to stanch public humiliation has always been the most effective way to get your kids to call you back.

5:41 PM, August 16th, 2011
12:02 PM, July 27th, 2011


Google+ drew its first 10 million users in just 16 days. Twitter and Facebook took more than two years to reach that milestone.


Before we get carried away, we should take a deep breath and remember that Twitter has 200 million users, 10 times what Google+ has. For that matter, Facebook has 750 million users. It would take years for Google+ to grow that large.


But this is how disruption happens. Things start out small, sometimes as almost a joke. But they keep getting better, and more people start using them, and pretty soon they’ve conquered the world.

Agree or disagree?

Google+ drew its first 10 million users in just 16 days. Twitter and Facebook took more than two years to reach that milestone.

Before we get carried away, we should take a deep breath and remember that Twitter has 200 million users, 10 times what Google+ has. For that matter, Facebook has 750 million users. It would take years for Google+ to grow that large.

But this is how disruption happens. Things start out small, sometimes as almost a joke. But they keep getting better, and more people start using them, and pretty soon they’ve conquered the world.

Agree or disagree?

3:01 PM, July 25th, 2011

Also, Facebook is the new Yahoo.

11:05 AM, June 24th, 2011

This is the problem with the Facebook “like” button.

12:53 PM, May 13th, 2011
PR agency Burson-Marsteller, caught up in a scandal for running a covert anti-Google smear campaign on behalf of Facebook, says it will not fire the two PR guys who ran the operation. Instead, Burson says it will give them extra training.
10:13 AM, May 13th, 2011
One thing I’ve learned in 25 years of doing PR is, When you’re explaining, you’re losing.
10:15 AM, May 12th, 2011
Reblogged from Soup
11:45 AM, February 25th, 2011
There’s a bit of schizophrenia in trying to think that you’re operating a neutral platform. People at Facebook definitely have pro-freedom views. And there’s also a desire to not get shut off.
a former Facebook official to The Daily Beast in explaining the company’s role in assisting revolutionary Egypt page admins.
8:18 AM, February 18th, 2011
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