The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #746: March 10, 2014

FIRIntro: Dan and Neville got together in London on Friday night for a chat, recorded and posted as an FIR Interview;

Quick News: Omnicom buys into Instagram paid ad program for $100 million, Greenpeace accuses P&G of organgutan-habitat destruction, the Church of England follows Sweden Twitter example, why Digg and not Reddit is a must-read for PR pros; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Getty Images opens up library of 35 million images for free sharing; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: social media and the missing Malaysian airliner, Tencent’s WeChat makes a bold move into e-commerce, and more; social visual tools are headed to the enterprise; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments from the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; O2 aims to transform customer service in real time with #TweetServe; Dan York’s Tech Report: thoughts on a week in London, teleprompter apps for the iPad; last week on the FIR Podcast Network; volunteer communicators form ad hoc agency to help Ukraine government messaging;

Music from Drive-By Truckers; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for March 10, 2014: An 88-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday March 17…

(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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