Archive for April, 2011

Embrace User Empowerment or Fail

An interview with Gerd Leonhard by CI, prior to his participation in Consumers International CI World Congress in Hong Kong next week. ” Gerd Leonhard, the well-known media futurist and CEO of The Futures Agency, took the time to talk to CI just before heading

Entrepreneurs, innovation and the future of the European economy View more presentations from Alan Moore Entrepreneurs, innovation and the future of the European economy TFA Partner Alan Moore’s presentation during an event hosted in Athens (YES Execom) mid April, which brought entrepreneurs together from around

armchairstudio: Daily Creative: Snapshot of Twitter content generation – very few minds making ideas known…

Future Talks: Beyond Web 2.0Glen Hiemstra (futurist.com) and Gerd Leonard (mediafuturist.com) speak with host Ralph Simon about what’s beyond Web 2.0 in this episode of the Future Talks series on the Media Conversations channel of The Conversations Network.

Social Commerce: $50 Billion in 2020

Jack Myers of MediaBiyBloggers and TFA Partner writes: “Facebook, Groupon and Living Social are just the beginning of a very important new social commerce business for marketers and media companies. Social Commerce. It’s the hottest new marketing opportunity for marketers, media companies and agencies. Group

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Futurist.com Blog: The Truth About Climate Change

By Catherine Otten | April 20th, 2011 In a perfect world, people would rely on facts to uncover the truth. I don’t want climate change to be real, but I’m not going to ignore all of the statistics that tell me that it is. However,

You Must Use Twitter – But You Don’t Have to Tweet

By MediaBizBlogger’s Steve Rosenbaum: “Have you ever declared: “I Don’t Tweet”, or “I Don’t Text”, or “I don’t use Facebook”? We’ve all had friends and family say those words to us. Today I want to perform an intervention. You simply can’t say “I Don’t” to

Futurist.com Blog: To Tweet or Not to Tweet

By Catherine Otten | April 18th, 2011 This is a great question addressed by Time magazine last week. Although I personally try not to devote too much time to social media, they make a great comparison with the internet and it’s beginnings – “Were Netscape and

The Future of Facebook[teaser] With over 600 million users and a valuation of over $70 billion, Facebook is the world’s dominant social networking platform. What are the challenges a social media company of this size will face? What are the strategic moves it should make?