The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #560: August 16, 2010

Content summary: FIR Live #18 posted; David Parmet joins Converseon; listener comments; 5 minutes on… Twitter’s official tweet button has arrived, a few mobile web stats and facts, HP has lost its way, GAP offering FourSquare discount; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: TweetChats for business, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on the tragic, the unusual and an accomplishment, a UK survey suggests that social networks rival newspaper sites for breaking news, social media in a disaster, Dan York’s report, UK PR agencies defend work for foreign governments following critical reporting in The Guardian; music from Reggae Far East; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 16, 2010: A 72-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday August 23…

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


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