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In Return For Free Wifi? What Is And What Should Be Allowed In Terms of Value Exchange?

I did a social sign in the other night at the Cumberland Arms and did a double take before authorizing the "permissions" in exchange for free wifi. Of the four "opt ins" requested, which one gets your hair up most? Update your profile? Read your tweets? For me, it was definitely the fourth one: "Post Tweets for you."…

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How To Use Social Media For Event Marketing or How To Get People To An Event!

Having now produced around 50 events in four countries (US, Canada, France and England) to screen my new documentary film, The Last Ring Home, I took a step back to harvest some lessons learned in the realm of event marketing and wanted to share them with you. Underpinning this post is the desire/need to encourage more socialization…

Safe Search And Private Browsing – 15 Services For Your Internet Privacy

It is clear that the vast majority of people are using the Internet and their digital tools and devices without really knowing the full consequences. In a piece I wrote over the Summer entitled Internet Privacy, I categorized the different profiles with regard to their internet usage and concerns about privacy (see below).  Whichever profile…

Using Data To Drive The Editorial Calendar At Mashable With Haile Owusu (MDE158)

Minter Dialogue Episode #158 This interview is with Haile Owusu, Chief Data Scientist at Mashable. I met Haile after he gave a keynote at GEN2015 and wanted to dive into how data is being used at Mashable to drive the editorial agenda. In this interview, Haile and I discuss the way that Mashable approaches data,…