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Faceook may just have forced Google’s hand. PeopleRank, anyone?

They say we are judged by the quality of our enemies. Maybe so. But given the gauntlet thrown down by Facebook at their F8 conference yesterday, if Google pick up where they left off, we’ll be judged by the quality of everyone else in our social graph…

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Microsoft looks for cool clue while Zune sings last song

Microsoft’s ill-fated Zune, that self-proclaimed “iPod killer” is inching closer to EoL (End of Life) hell. Will anyone notice, or even care? Not really. And will Microsoft lose their cool? You have to question whether they ever had any cool to lose in the first place…

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Big brands from small players, while Microsoft, Disney, Ford trail

Brand perception is probably the most volatile facet of any business. Controlling brand perception amongst your customers / clients and prospects is key to so many things. And in the age of the social web, being the biggest business in the world doesn’t always mean you’re the best known…

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Twitter embraces SEO, bolsters brands

Twitter has undergone some apparently minor changes. Subtle changes, but very important changes, none the less. The kind of changes that could have far-reaching implications for search engine marketing and brand names…

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SocialWhois, like Whois but for social media people

SocialWhois is a proof of concept social media experiment into personal relevancy, based around interests rather than relative popularity. I think they’re onto something — but only if it they become a standard…