The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #548: May 24, 2010

Content summary: Manish Mehta’s NCF10 keynote posted as an FIR Speakers & Speeches podcast; FIR’s at the Dell B2B Social Media Huddle in London on May 25; What’s up?: Google Wave revamped and available to everyone, Microsoft is the most social company, Nestle capitulates to social pressure, online UK election campaigns did influence voters; FriendFeed FIR Room roundup; News that Fits: BP’s oil spill crisis brings SMS alerts from Deepwater Horizon Response, Greenpeace’s BP logo contest, when @BPGlobalPR is not actually BP global PR, Michael Netzley’s report, P&G taps social media to fight social media opposition to Pampers, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, Bloomberg says reporters’ tweets are inaccurate if they include opinion, Dan York’s report; music by Spicehouse; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for May 24, 2010: A 61-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday May 31…

(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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