7 Tips for Staying on Top of the Social Wave

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Think of Wal Mart or Astroturfing. 2) There will be a continued increase in the value of communities but you will also see more splintering of those communities into niches. Often times you have to step in it to realize you are in it.

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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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Many enterprises are launching blogs on TypePad or WordPress and building social networks and communities on third-party software or developing it from the ground up using Ruby-on-Rails. 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.

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She didn’t last long, as the community questioned her extreme statements and Jeremiah Owyang (a Forrester Analyst) contacted Exxon directly for comment. (I See “Astroturfing&# above for more.