ONE SOCIAL MEDIA PREDICTION FOR 2011…YES, 2011

Nancy MyrlandAll Posts, Social Media 9 Comments

About a year ago, Twitterville author Shel Israel wrote a blog post titled “My Predictions for 2011” on his blog Global Neighbourhoods. One of his predictions that resonated with me at the time was Number 9. Shel wrote: “The Chinese government will accelerate its suppression of free speech on the Internet. Simultaneously, more Chinese people will bypass the government censors. It will …

HAS TWITTER GOTTEN TOO BIG?

Nancy MyrlandAll Posts, Social Media 11 Comments

new post from Shel Israel, the author of Twitterville and Naked Conversations.  The post is called Twitteropolis, implying a shift in Twitter culture from the more quaint Twitterville he wrote about in his book. Shel wrote that Twitterville is feeling much more like Twitteropolis these days. Shel shared: “I named it Twitterville because I wanted to connote a certain homey, small-town feel–a …

IT’S NO LONGER OUR DECISION

Nancy MyrlandAll Posts, Client Service and Retention, Social Media 17 Comments

The other day I read, and commented on, a post from Twitterville author Shel Israel, in which he was discussing his assertion that social media is now at the end of a period of great disruption, and is now entering a longer, quieter period of normalization. The thoughts I shared on his blog, along with a few new additions, are these: …