While face-to-face contact with friends was generally preferred, about one-third of users said they would rather communicate by social media than by telephone. A Survey by Emarketer
As we turn on search engines to answer our deepest questions, we’ll continue to learn more about ourselves. Bill Tancer — Click
Why are we trying to measure social media like a traditional channel anyway? Social media touches every facet of business and is more an extension of good business ethics. Erick Qualman — Socialnomics
You can’t buy attention anymore. Having a huge budget doesn’t mean anything in social media… The old media paradigm was PAY to PLAY. Now you get back what you authentically put it. You’ve got to be willing to PLAY to PAY. Alex Bogusky, Co-Chairman, CP&B. — quoted by Erick Qualman Socialnomics
When I am asked about the ROI of social media sometimes an appropriate response is What’ s the ROI of your phone? Erick Qualman — Socialnomics
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you,
then you win. Mahatma Gandhi
The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation. Bertrand Russel
The plight growing of Wikipedia is similar to problems of urban planning. Lih Andrew, The Wikipedia Revolution
Yale Law professor Yochai Benkler, 2 motivations to be a Wikipedian:
1) Socio-psychological reward of interacting with others
2) The hedonic personal gratification of the task
Yochai Benkler, Lih Andrew, The Wikipedia Revolution
Remember the Golden Rule: Treat others as you would have them treat you—even if they are new. We were all new once. Wikipedia
When you look at the emergence of these community cultures, it is fascinating to see how they came about. Lih Andrew, The Wikipedia Revolution
A different language is a different vision of life. Federico Fellini.
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but it is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its based broad and low, close to the ground. Noah Webster
The Italian Tv program “Vieni via con me” (“Come away with me”) on channel Rai 3 has unfortunately come to an end. Four installments were planned and four extremely successful installments have been then released.
The format of the program was made up of lists read by common or famous people, in any case significant for that list. For example the list of things that Piero Grasso… Continue reading
Italian television went through a dark time in the latest years: realities, school of dance, half or fully naked women, fake television news and so on. That coincided with my move abroad and it made me stop watching Italian television (made exception of an independent program called Report) and start watching a world of foreigner television programs. Even the Swiss television, which is a little boring to be honest, looked… Continue reading
The second social media apero is over and we are getting ready for the third social media apero. To get a better understanding about the format of the event you can have a look at the latest Social Media Apero video interviews gallery.
Worn out about sticking on your laptop? Don’t pass up the chance to meet the international social media crew in Basel.
The third international social