The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #715: August 5, 2013

FIRIntro: FIR Interview with Corey Connors is up, interviews coming with airPR founder Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer and with Critical Mass;

Quick News: The legality of hashtag marketing, LinkedIn and Amazon eliminate PowerPoint presentations at meetings, mobile tops desktop for social sharing, even world leaders care about their Klout score; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: There is no such thing as off-the-record; Dan York responds to Norbert Mayer-Witmann’s critiques in FIR 714 on domain names, WordPress 3.6 released; is Instagram the new channel for propaganda?; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; the dangers of AVE in social media; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore with three stories discussing isms of the internet – nationalism, militarism and ageism – and the difficulty of crossing boundaries; does engagement have to be limited to likes, comments and shares?;

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for August 5, 2013: A 94-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday August 12…

(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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