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If you ask the folks over at New Patlz State University of New York they might say, Mark Zuckerberg the founder of Facebook. According to this blog post about their social media ordeal ... On the evening of Wednesday, September 30, the SUNY New Paltz Facebook Fan Page mysteriously disappeared. But they were not alone, nor was what happened to them an isolated incident. There are pages of comments on Facebook talking about their Facebook page disappearing. Seems that on and around that day a lot of pages just disappeared and their owners all went through the same pain and agony trying to get back their pages. In some cases, they did but in many they did not. Think about... Continue »
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This weekend I was reading the Wall Street Journal and came across this Florida Tourism ad. No doubt, it's part of the effort that all Gulf Coast states are undertaking right now to fend off summer vacation cancellations due to the oil spill. On one hand I applaud the simplicity. There is no concept here...it's just straightforward - we're open for business folks. Come on down and enjoy our beaches. I like that. It's a straightforward call to action. It goes on to talk about Florida Live, where you'll find up to the minute beachcams, local updates, daily video, etc. Which I love - in fact, I wrote about using just those kind of tactics in my 5 Ideas For... Continue »