The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #550: June 7, 2010

Content summary: Shel’s in Toronto for the IABC 2010 World Conference; more FIR Speakers & Speeches podcasts posted, and more to come; 5 minutes on… is Digg dying?, FT iPad app proves more popular than its iPhone app (should that be a surprise?), Lufthansa mixes flight updates with social media, blogs vs Twitter: some metrics, is the US descending into a nation of bloggers?; listener comment; News That Fits: satire and wisdom from @BPGlobalPR, B2B increasing its social spend, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore, the Media Monitoring Minute from CustomScoop, video will be over 90% of internet traffic by 2014 says Cisco, Dan York reports; news about next week’s show; music from Ghosts On The Radio; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 7, 2010: A 66-minute podcast recorded live from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday June 14…

(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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