Those summer nights – July 16, 2009 Week in Review

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  • Search Engine Strategies San Jose is coming up for August 10 – 14, 2009. We interviewed one of the speakers, Barbara Coll of WebMama Inc, this week and are looking forward to a couple more next week, including Yahoo!'s Director of Technical Marketing.  Remember – OneDegree readers get 15% off registration when you use the code SJ15OD
  • eTail East 2009 is being held August 3-6, 2009 in Baltimore.

This week's WIR curator is Leona Hobbs. She tumbles at tumbleona and tweets as flackadelic.

In the News:
Yesterday, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada called Facebook on the carpet for its privacy policies.

Seen around the blog-o-sphere:

TechCrunch: Twitter's Internal Strategy Laid Bare: To be "The Pulse of The Planet". Over 300 confidential internal documents from Twitter were leaked by a hacker to TechCrunch this week.  

Spiff up your PowerPoint decks with notable social media stats from Mashable. According to Neilson, "Twitter grew a massive 1,928 percent in the US from June ’08 to June ’09, now reaching a total of 21 million monthly unique visitors. Facebook, which Nielsen recently reported sucks up more time than any other website, leads all social networking sites with 87.3 million unique visitors in June."

From Canadian Marketing Blogs:

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One thought on “Those summer nights – July 16, 2009 Week in Review

  1. Connie Crosby

    Thank you for the past week’s roundup, Leona, and for the link to my post on Slaw.ca. It will be very interesting to see how this plays out with Facebook in the next month or so. Whatever happens, I notice a lot of people more aware of Facebook privacy policies now–it seems to be the topic of conversation with all the 20-somethings, for example, whose conversations I have overheard this weekend.
    Cheers,
    Connie

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