The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #530: March 1, 2010

Content summary: Summarizing the Euprera conference in Belgium; upcoming FIR Interview with Todd Maffin; announcing the FIR app for iPhone and Android; vote for FIR at Podcast Alley; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Millennials’ use of technology, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; why we don’t have any news items about the Chile earthquake; News That Fits: a future alongside Facebook for social networks in Europe, boomers take to social networks to protest and praise, avatars can make us better people says Stanford study, Pentagon relaxes social network access; listener comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed Room round-up; music from Parlotones; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for March 1, 2010: A 64-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Thursday March 4…

(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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