On Fake News…

On Fake News…

Since the recent election here in ‘Merica there’s been this constant meme. At first I thought it would go away but lo and behold it’s as resilient as the Kadarsian’s… Laugh now but if nuclear war ever comes rising from ashes will be cockroaches and the Kardasians– and I think the Kards will win. Now… Read more »

Are You a Platform or Publisher?

Are You a Platform or Publisher?

You have a platform and you are a publisher. This is a topic we don’t talk much about on this site but we’ve covered in detail on our main site at YouBrandInc.com. There is a really good post from MoviePilot.com Platform or Publisher? Call it whatever you want. But its the future of media that is introspective and covers some… Read more »

Why Automated Curation Never Works

Why Automated Curation Never Works

This is a big topic around here. I’ve seen many automated content curation tools popup now and then. Most of these are targeted to the IM crowd and promise big things. You also have other tools like Paper.li that claim content curation but are just veiled attempts at aggregation. Our philosophy is different than many… Read more »

Is Content Curation and Context Really Driving Consumers to Social Media?

Is Content Curation and Context Really Driving Consumers to Social Media?

I recently saw thought provoking post by Chad Pollitt regarding how content curation really is delivering context to the consumer, here’s some relevant elements from that piece: One compelling force driving consumers to social media platforms — whether they know it or not — is that there’s too much content on the Internet. This is why… Read more »