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Google Changes Things Too!

By Kathryn Booth Trainor

Continued from Part 1 & Part 2 – Why Does Facebook Change Things So Often? 3. Changes in layout, file sharing and privacy settings force interactions and defacto endorsements from logged in facebook user that visit websites when rearranged options or new options are switched “enabled” by default. This creates privacy concerns and some debate […]

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Why Does Facebook Change Things So Often? Part 2

By Kathryn Booth Trainor

Continued from Part 1 – Thousands of developers… It seems like every few weeks facebook, Google, and other search engine and online Socially Networked sites make changes in layout, rankings, file handling and in the case of facebook especially changes to privacy settings that “reconnect” users as a default value in at least some of […]

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Why Does Facebook Change Things So Often?

By Kathryn Booth Trainor

It seems like every few weeks facebook, Google, and other search engine and online Socially Networked sites make changes in layout, rankings, file handling and in the case of facebook especially changes to privacy settings that “reconnect” users as a default value in at least some of the network. Here are a couple explanations just […]

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Celebrating Saint Urho – 3 Social Media Lessons

By Kathryn Booth Trainor

The legend of St Urho states that St. Urho drove away grasshoppers from Finland using the incantation “Heinäsirkka, heinäsirkka, mene täältä hiiteen!” (“Grasshopper, grasshopper, go from hence to Hell!”), thus saving the Finnish grape crops. This miracle is celebrated March 16th, right before St. Patrick’s Day. There are statues, pubs, odes, books and large amounts […]

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Social TV and Media Engagement

By Kathryn Booth Trainor

I just finished listening to @Mitch Joel’s podcast on Social TV with Mike Proulx and Stacey Shepatin. Six Pixels Podcast – Social TV Where is the connecting line right now between Social Media engagement and television programming and which directions are shifting the fastest? Segmentation of TV and Movie content is splintering into TV short […]

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Facebook Fan Page Best Practices

By Kathryn Booth Trainor

What can you do with a Facebook Fan Page? More and more! Facebook has an objective of drawing and engaging users into the actual facebook site as often as possible and keeping them there as long as possible. Some companies like Starbucks are getting so much activity and engagement from facebook that they are downshifting […]

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Facebook and Personal Boundaries

By Kathryn Booth Trainor

Today’s big profile story on facebook is about a New Jersey pastor that is asking his staff to delete their facebook accounts because it encourages adultery. According to the story, some 20 couples in the church have broken up marriages due to rekindling previous relationships via facebook connections. Other ministries are taking a counter approach, […]