Monday, August 05, 2013

The Hobson and Holtz Report - Podcast #715: August 5, 2013

Intro: FIR Interview with Corey Connors is up, interviews coming with airPR founder Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer and with Critical Mass;

Quick News: The legality of hashtag marketing, LinkedIn and Amazon eliminate PowerPoint presentations at meetings, mobile tops desktop for social sharing, even world leaders care about their Klout score; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: There is no such thing as off-the-record; Dan York responds to Norbert Mayer-Witmann’s critiques in FIR 714 on domain names, WordPress 3.6 released; is Instagram the new channel for propaganda?; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; the dangers of AVE in social media; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore with three stories discussing isms of the internet - nationalism, militarism and ageism - and the difficulty of crossing boundaries; does engagement have to be limited to likes, comments and shares?;

Music by CTA; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for August 5, 2013: A 94-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday August 12…

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