Intro: FIR Interview with Edelman’s Steve Rubel coming soon, FIR Book Review by Bob LeDrew of Civility in the Digital Age by Andrea Weckerle posted, 10 percent ticket discount for FIR listeners for Social Media Measurement and Monitoring 2013 in London;
Quick News: The technologies that matter from SXSW 2013 according to Altimeter, study reveals growing comfort with social use of smartphones worldwide, build a personal language phrasebook with Phrasebook for Google Translate, Facebook likes can reveal your deepest secrets; Ragan promo;
News That Fits: A critical look at the whole real-time thing; Dan York reports with brief commentary about Google Reader and a cautionary tale from Jeff Jarvis, Matt Cutts on SEO and authorship, new Flickr app for iOS, video and reports from IETF; The demise of Google Reader and FeedDemon RSS readers marks the passing of an era – discussion; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments from the Google+ FIR Community; a look at some trends in design; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on the Jollibee brand hijacking, and more; at least 10 mobile apps that help you maximize your content curation, sharing and networking at conferences;
Music from Akaisky; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for March 18, 2013: An 86-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Monday March 25…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)