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By Thomas Baekdal - February 2011

What You Need To Know Today (Feb/18)

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Tweet war: Twitter Suspends UberMedia Clients For Privacy And Monetization Violations, Trademark Infringement: http://j.mp/eH46gN

UberMedia CEO Bill Gross: Twitter Turn-Off "Took Us By Surprise," But "We Will Change"

Facebook Posts Are 3 Times More Powerful Than Tweets. The group buying startup ChompOn has calculated the value of a Facebook posting in driving social shopping - at $14, it's nearly three times what a Tweet is worth. And likes are worth $8.

Note: Need to take a closer look at this study. One problem is that "None of their analysis captures long-term value of customers acquired through these social channels"

President Barack Obama joins a toast with Technology Business Leaders at a dinner in Woodside. All the big shots where there, except Microsoft.

(Of course, The Oatmeal has an opinion about that #funny)

Interesting article about social "A Better Social Web Exists".

Why Twitter Must Expand Beyond 140 Characters. Yep!

Justice Department and FTC looking into Whether Apple's Digital-Subscription Rules Stifle Competition: http://j.mp/hQtGch

Last.fm's CEO is not pleased with Apple pricing monopoly. Apple Just F****d Over Online Music Subsriptions.

Speaking of unfair competition: Netflix may get slapped with fees to broadcast in Canada - to protect the old ways: http://j.mp/gYdOlP#fail

Top 50 brands in social media: http://j.mp/hqCV9Q - also: Product, Purpose, Consistency, and Social: http://bit.ly/dViEjV

This below graph says it all. From Mediehusanalyser 2010: http://j.mp/fOcbnh (PDF in Norwegian). What do you think will happen in the next five years?

Note: Study from Norway.

Publishers State Their Demands To Tablet Platforms: http://j.mp/eLXJRS

Do The Math: Here's The Percentage Cut Apple And Google Should Be Taking: http://j.mp/eBbpX5

The true cost of publishing on the Amazon Kindle: http://j.mp/dJvamu

Inside Twitter's Sales Machine: A Secret Guide for Advertisers (Video):http://j.mp/h1z25N

The 15 Most Brilliant New Ideas We've Seen This Winter: http://read.bi/ejZyUk

Seth Godin on "Two paths for successful group events".

Study: 83 percent watched Web video in January: http://j.mp/gxY8c4

Great example of an honest mistake - When good tweets go bad:http://cot.ag/gjUc3w. How Red Cross saved a stray Tweet.

Seven Questions That Will Decide Mobile's Future - Part One.

And finally, something for a casual friday: Your BRAIN makes the decisions you THINK you make six seconds before you make them.

 

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