In preparation for attending the Privacy Identify Innovation conference here in Seattle with peers, my recent conversations have been around the kind of data that Edward Snowden and related NSA leaks stirred up. These conversations live in another dimension almost as spooky as the Twilight Zone. While the NSA is in the center of this […]
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Barry Hurd is President, author, speaker, and voice of 123 Social Media. As a professional in the online marketing space, Barry has spent over fifteen years working on projects of all shapes and sizes. As an author and prolific blogger, he has reached audiences around the world. Since the mid nineties, Barry has been involved in numerous efforts to bring forth technical innovation through online business models: past projects have included NIKE, REI, TMP Worldwide, Monster.com, Verizon Superpages, Intuit, and RIS Media.
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The current state of the world is that we almost every action and fact we take are tracked and recorded; ranging from mobile phone usage, driving behaviors, social networks, and our shopping transactions. Due to the nature of data and the fact that it exist in an invisible layer that most of us don’t comprehend, […]
This is one of those stories about WordPress you should read, because it affects you even if you don’t use (or even know about) WordPress. Why? On April 15th, the United States Department of Homeland Security, Computer Emergency Readiness Team issued a warning of an “ongoing campaign targeting the content management software WordPress…” On the […]
As someone who has been involved in social media before it was social media, I’ve been doing a lot of learning. Roughly one-third of my day is learning. I read blogs, listen to audio casts, and play videos on my secondary monitors while I work. It’s hard to cut through all the noise, but if […]
If you read part I of Seattle News and Social Media, you are probably beginning to ask some of the right questions about how news drives traffic and attention. As we dive deeper on how Seattle News is consumed, we need to understand how keywords are related to it. This section will cover some strategies […]