The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #227: March 29, 2007

Content summary: On conference experiences in Newcastle, Montreal and San Diego; surveys show Web 2.0 making its way into the enterprise; PR briefings about journalists: Microsoft example shows be careful when you click to send that email; growth of advertising in computer games; MySpace cock-up for US presidential hopeful John McCain; Dan York reports on Twitter and spam; discussion: the death threats against Kathy Sierra and calls for blogger codes; listeners’ comments discussion; the music; and more.

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Show notes for March 29, 2007

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So, until Monday April 2…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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