ComMetrics weekly review: Facebook to Morgan Stanley

by Urs E. Gattiker on 2009/07/19 · 8 comments 9,688 views

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Short link blogging coming your way this week – interesting material to gain insight instead of hindsight.

In case you missed the last five weeks’ best links:

Very useful links: Insight versus hindsight for week 24.
Very useful links: George Soros to US Homeland Security for week 25.
Very useful links: OECD to Twitter, Google via Coca-Cola for week 26.
Very useful links: Wiki to YouTube for week 27.
Very useful links: Qwerty to WEF for week 28.

Social Media TOOLS and GUIDES, Best practice
#trends2watch => Canada privacy watchdog warns Facebook ===> 1st  its explanations of privacy are confusing and incomplete, 2nd giving application developers access to private info where it is not necessary AND 3rd when one de-activates one’s account Facebook still retains personal information #bettergovernance

Social Media MARKETING BUZZ
#trends2watch => Microsoft vs. Google neither one will offer you KISS for your computing needs because…

Economic CRISIS AND POLICY
–  US Dep. of Energy expects wind to reach 4% by 2030, from 1.3% now #trends2watch #metrics2watch (see chart to the right)

TrendwatchWHITE PAPERS
Canada privacy watchdog warns Facebook –  privacy policy is in contravention of Canada’s privacy law PIPEDA #bettergovernance

How teenagers use social media and why they hate Twitter – download the 3page report by a 15-yr Morgan Stanley intern that shook the City for nothing #trends2watch

InfoSec
#metrics2watch Microsoft Faces Zero-Day Vulnerability – #threats2watch

Videos
–  2nd My.ComMetrics.com instructional video uploaded on our ComMetricsLive channel on YouTube – how to claim your blog made easy – tracking your performance#things2view

Actionable Metrics and Standards – Best Practice
To see how well your blog measures up using actionable metrics register your blog with My.ComMetrics.com

What corporate bloggers should watch out for:
1) Lessons 1 – 4: Starting your blogging off on the right foot (2009-06-03)
2) Lessons 5 – 7: Setting the stage – ready – go (2009-06-03)
3) Lessons 8 – 11: Whatever domain, home you choose – beware
4) Lessons 12 – 13: Getting the basic SEO issues right

Okay, now it’s your turn. What important links to insights discussed in a blog post this week did we miss? Please add it below. Thanks much.


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    • http://info.cytrap.eu Urs E. Gattiker

      Dear James

      Thanks for your input. I am a bit surprised that your comment does not seem to address the privacy challenges users face with Facebook directly – as outlined in this post.

      In fact, another trick to better protect your privacy when using Facebook is to change your setting concerning ads, such as:

      Opt out Facebook ads=sign-in -> Settings-> Privacy ->News Feed & Wall ->FB Ads ->Appear FB Ads => click no one #threats2watch

      Thanks for your input and I hope that you will comment again soon.

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