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Social Shopping

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This is a fragment from In defense of Facebook That’s what Facebook’s ad strategy will work to deliver: social shopping. And I want that. Just as I’m interested in what apps friends install I’m interested in what products they buy, so long as they are willing to tell me, and also what they think of […]

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The Best of 2007 and Predictions/Trends 2008

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I think it is the time of the year when people come up with the Best of <Current Year-1> and the Trends/Predictions <Current Year>. I like reading those. I gather them for a few weeks (as they arrive in my email and blog readers) and keep updating this blog entry. Seventy Best Lifehacks of 2007 […]

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Web Innovation 2007: Keynotes

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Jaspreet Bindra, Country Manager India (Wow. I loved his talk.) India story is going to continue. Heavy growth in education, entertainment and communications (mobile) India is not emerging. It has already emerged in mobile space. It is a different kind of story. It is not Korea, not Japan and definitely not China. Global players will […]

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Open Social – The Next Big Leap Forward?

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Marc Andreessen certainly thinks so. How can you fight a name like that? It is an API for building social networking containers and applications. From Marc’s Open Social: a new universe of social applications all over the web In a nutshell, Open Social is an open web API that can be supported by two kinds […]

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Corporate Social Networks

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If you are a member of any type of social network, you probably understand the ease with which you can stay connected with friends and colleagues. In addition, you can discover new groups, communities and applications. This is exactly what is happening to me in Facebook. I see the applications they add, the communities they […]