The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #557: July 26, 2010

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Content summary: Contest continues for free FIR iPhone app; next FIR Live is August 14 with panellists that include Steve Rubel, Scott Monty and Jennifer Cohen; new FIR Interview with the Smithsonian’s Michael Edson posted, another one to come this week with Forrester’s Augie Ray; no report from Michael Netzley this week (get well soon, Michael!); listener comments discussion; 5 minutes on… BP’s carrier pigeons, the Social Media Club hits 100,000 members, why Facebook will never add a ‘dislike’ button, Coca-Cola porn Facebook and kids; News That Fits: The new world of crisis PR, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, social media doesn’t have a place in Metro Bank’s ‘revolution’, Dan York reports on high school reunions and more; music from New Bomb Turks; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for July 26, 2010: A 65-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday August 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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