5 Attributes of a Healthy, Real-Time Culture

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Sadly, Astroturf didn’t.). Tweet The future of business is not in measured, scrutinized answers or carefully planned initiatives.

7 Tips for Staying on Top of the Social Wave

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Think of Wal Mart or Astroturfing. Often times you have to step in it to realize you are in it. With social media, you would have to have lived in a cave on an island in the Pacific to not know how ubiquitous it is. It’s permeating every part of our daily lives.

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Ethics in Social Media: A Glossary | Bare Feet Blog

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Adventures in Social Networking with Mom and Dad | Almost Savvy

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ORM and the Dark Side: Astroturfing, Flogging and the Viral Marketing Campaign that never was Reply Irene Koehler says: September 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm You’re absolutely right.

Five Social Media Predictions for 2010

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The EU Unfair Business Practices Directive technically banned astroturfing (the practice of company or paid third-party representatives posing as consumers and leaving positive comments on a blog or forum) some time ago. Here are my five social media predictions for 2010. Augmented Reality Applications Will Start to Go Mainstream.