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@tonia_ries Indeed you are and nothing wrong with that. You may take me to be a pessimist, but I consider myself a realist. :- )

2 years, 8 months ago on Ethics in the Age of Social Media: What Kind of a Future Are We Building?

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@tonia_ries That's rather optimistic. Sure things like anonymizer and "bug me not" can help protect privacy from many corporate sites. But Big Government has the big bucks. There's no one quite powerful enough to protect us from the NSA or similar military-government-industrial agencies.

2 years, 8 months ago on Ethics in the Age of Social Media: What Kind of a Future Are We Building?

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Your post comes from the point of view of the consumer and marketer, but what concerns - and worries - me far more is the issue of privacy and government. While people around the world hailed the use of social media in popular uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, the Wall Street Journal and other media have done a good job of showing the darker side. How social media and lack of privacy has led to arrests, torture and even death for dissidents. The lack of privacy makes it seem like it's a short step from today to the world of the novel "1984."

2 years, 8 months ago on Ethics in the Age of Social Media: What Kind of a Future Are We Building?

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@brhoten It seems to have been very successful Brandon. It will be interesting to see if you're able to move all those followers over into being followers of Wendy's on Twitter. Let us know how that works out!

2 years, 9 months ago on Wendy’s Uses Stealth Twitter Campaign To Introduce New Burger

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The creativity of the marketing effort reflects the creativity of the band.

3 years ago on Pearl Jam Social Media Scavenger Hunt Gets 6 Million Tweets in 12 Hours

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