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Great content in FIR 818 this week including two News That Fits discussion items:

1. Do we really have to take emoji seriously?

2. Do you need guidance on how to use Twitter such as that produced for members of Parliament?

We look forward to hearing your opinions!
 
The Hobson & Holtz Report episode 818 is up:

Intro: New FIR Podcast Network show: the Fellows Circle debuts live on July 30;

Quick News: Twitter deletes tweets on DCMA grounds; consolidation in the social media space; Residence Inns lures Millennials with booze, food trucks, and augmented reality; LinkedIn adds lead-generation tool to SlideShare; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop;

News That Fits: Do we really have to take emoji seriously?; Dan York’s Tech Report; Edward Snowden’s message to the IETF, Instagram brings search to the web, using Facebook author tags to grow your audience, and more; listener comments; do you need guidance on how to use Twitter such as that produced for members of Parliament?; Igloo Software promo; the past week on the FIR Podcast Network;

Music from Fly Golden Eagle; and more.
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Reports emerged late last week that Twitter is deleting tweets that copy another tweeter’s jokes. The Verge reports on a writer’s request to Twitter to remove a tweet she had created that used her content (a joke) without permission and thus infringed her…
Reports emerged late last week that Twitter is deleting tweets that copy another tweeter’s jokes. The Verge reports on a writer’s request to Twitter to remove a tweet she had created that used her content (a joke) without permission and thus infringed her intellectual property rights: I simply explained to Twitter that as a freelance …
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Books on politics and political issues rarely capture my attention or my imagination. During the past decade, I have read just three books about politics, all biographies – Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton and Tony Blair. Probably great fodder for…
Books on politics and political issues rarely capture my attention or my imagination. During the past decade, I have read just three books about politics, all biographies – Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton and Tony Blair. Probably great fodder for Freudians who’d like to pop me in a pigeon-hole. Good luck with that! My own self-analysis …
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My group of French, discussions groups, my classmates, work bosses, neighbors, football mates, fruit seller, gym teacher, they are my new communism! Modern society!ah! all of them and our dentist!
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There could be a slew of new three- and four-letter acronyms to get used to if changes in C-Suite functions and roles take hold as outlined in 10 C-Suite Jobs of The Future, a thought-provoking report in FastCompany magazine this week. For instance: Chief…
There could be a slew of new three- and four-letter acronyms to get used to if changes in C-Suite functions and roles take hold as outlined in 10 C-Suite Jobs of The Future, a thought-provoking report in FastCompany magazine this week. For instance: Chief Intellectual Property Officer The world of intellectual property law is only …
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Quick News: The Apple Watch and the rise of the personal cloud, chat apps continue to grow: New York Times delivers Papal visit news via WhatsApp; BBC considers move to make news channel online only, ALS plans to bring back the Ice Bucket Challenge; the…
Quick News: The Apple Watch and the rise of the personal cloud, chat apps continue to grow: New York Times delivers Papal visit news via WhatsApp; BBC considers move to make news channel online only, ALS plans to bring back the Ice Bucket Challenge; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: How Reddit …
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A guest post by Simon Bailey, CEO of Axonix, an advertising technology company backed by Telefonica and Blackstone. Any marketer worth their salt knows all customers were not made equal, and that’s particularly true of commuters, where getting the bus or…
A guest post by Simon Bailey, CEO of Axonix, an advertising technology company backed by Telefonica and Blackstone. Any marketer worth their salt knows all customers were not made equal, and that’s particularly true of commuters, where getting the bus or train into work is now a prime opportunity to check our smartphones and tablets …
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Intro: New FIR Podcast Network show: the Fellows Circle debuts live on July 30; Quick News: Twitter deletes tweets on DCMA grounds; consolidation in the social media space; Residence Inns lures Millennials with booze, food trucks, and augmented reality;…
Intro: New FIR Podcast Network show: the Fellows Circle debuts live on July 30; Quick News: Twitter deletes tweets on DCMA grounds; consolidation in the social media space; Residence Inns lures Millennials with booze, food trucks, and augmented reality; LinkedIn adds lead-generation tool to SlideShare; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Do …
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In just a few days, on July 29, Microsoft will begin the public rollout of Windows 10 in 190 countries. If you want to upgrade your desktop or laptop computer, it’s a free upgrade in specific circumstances. Lifehacker has a nifty flowchart that makes it…
In just a few days, on July 29, Microsoft will begin the public rollout of Windows 10 in 190 countries. If you want to upgrade your desktop or laptop computer, it’s a free upgrade in specific circumstances. Lifehacker has a nifty flowchart that makes it quite easy to see if you qualify. The only difference …
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Sarcasm poses a challenge for computer algorithms in sentiment analysis: is relying on humans to make the final call the only way forward?; social by design: how Ogilvy leveraged the Chinese obsession for naming with an integrated advertising campaign for…
Sarcasm poses a challenge for computer algorithms in sentiment analysis: is relying on humans to make the final call the only way forward?; social by design: how Ogilvy leveraged the Chinese obsession for naming with an integrated advertising campaign for Visit Britain.
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Revenues of $17.7 billion and revenue growth of 11% year over year; constant currency revenue growth of 18% year over year; Strong performance of core search business, particularly mobile, complemented by growth in YouTube and Programmatic Advertising; GAAP and non-GAAP operating income grew 13% ...
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On July 29 – in just over two weeks’ time – Microsoft will begin the formal roll-out of Windows 10, the new edition of the Windows operating system for PCs and tablets (and Windows phones). It’s been the subject of a comprehensive beta-testing programme…
On July 29 – in just over two weeks’ time – Microsoft will begin the formal roll-out of Windows 10, the new edition of the Windows operating system for PCs and tablets (and Windows phones). It’s been the subject of a comprehensive beta-testing programme by around five million people since the programme was launched at …
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The picture above is of a landmark that’s well known by fans of the Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament that is taking place in London right now. It’s Henman Hill, the grassy mound smack in the middle of the Wimbledon venue, nicknamed thus for the…
The picture above is of a landmark that’s well known by fans of the Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament that is taking place in London right now. It’s Henman Hill, the grassy mound smack in the middle of the Wimbledon venue, nicknamed thus for the now-retired British player Tim Henman. It’s packed with people – and …
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Communicator, blogger and podcaster. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects.
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I'm an entrepreneurial communications professional based in the UK, with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. An early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Blogger at NevilleHobson.com. Co-host of the weekly business podcast For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report.

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