As you may suspect, I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about Facebook.  Not what Facebook is, but what it’s becoming. I think of Facebook as a set of tools that facilitate social interaction and with that in mind, there are several activities that I believe Facebook can essentially own in the near future …

Link to Ramona Pierson at TEDxDU

My wife and I were in awe of Ramona Pierson at the latest TEDxDU. First for her story and then for her contribution to personalizing education. These videos are definitely worth watching.

Link to onforty launches SocialBase (video)

Recently Twitter “encouraged” developers to stop developing new Twitter clients and instead focus on publisher tools, curation of content, realtime data signals for ranking and ad targeting such as Klout. This was apart of Dick Costolo’s, Twitter’s “newish” CEO, plan to turn Twitter into a profitable company. Up until now, Twitter was basically a huge platform …

I’ve always loved the travel industry because of the experience they afford. You get on the plane and get off somewhere else. This type of plane would add some delight to the process. Enjoy!

Not sure I’ve ever mentioned this before, but I’m a cyclist. As in I ride a road bike for as many miles as time and body affords. For those of you that ride, you understand the attraction to the sport and the calm that it can bring. I’ve been riding in Colorado since 1989 and …

Link to Real life Facebook & Twitter (video)

This is a funny video that highlights the differences between social life and the online social life. Interesting to think about . . .

For the past 4 years, I’ve branded my consulting services mobile/social as CRUCES and have consistently played with the idea of starting my own business with employees, an office, lunch breaks and overpriced chairs. I’ve also played with the idea of creating an advisory board and this is where the fun begins. Business today is …

Events are turning out to be the primary way that mobile & social & location work together. Hot spots on the timeline. Before I start, I think it’s safe to say that I’m not an event planner but I have played one on TV. I think of an event as having three phases. It’s going to …

This post was taken directly from MediaPost. I love it when people with big fancy PhDs agree with me and what I’ve been saying for the past two years! Two reports released Monday underscored the increasing importance of social media in the marketing scheme. As part of its wide-ranging study, “Competitive Strategy In the Age …

I’ve posted about the flavors of social commerce before and mentioned Diesel’s in-store connection to Facebook in Spain. It looks like the experiment is over and they’re going to promote this form of social commerce using QR codes. I love it!