Politico: Are hashtags a political #wasteoftime? – More thought was probably put into the article than was needed for all of the hashtags it covers. Let hashtags happen. They’re attempts at political bumperstickers in a short attention span medium. For every twenty that flop one starts to trend.
Gigaom: Can evil data scientists fool us with the world’s best spam? – Big data isn’t just for marketers and the Obama campaign. With all that information out there, spammers could get personal.
TechCrunch: If You’re Worried About Likes, Avoid Posting To Facebook From Twitter – Automatically feeding your Twitter or Facebook accounts from one another or straight from your blog doesn’t help get your word across. In fact, Facebook is assumed to work against it. Tailor your content to your medium to increase engagement.
Free Republic: Rachel Maddow Busted Using Multiple Fake Twitter Accounts To Boost Mentions Of Her Show – Dozens upon dozens of fake Twitter accounts can’t be wrong…
Simply Zesty: 9 Ways To Stop Your Inbox From Driving You Insane – Great tips on tackling the sometimes overwhelming inbox.
Mailbox for iPhone – Related to above, Mailbox for the iPhone has completely changed how I do email. Worth getting on the waiting list for if you use a GMail email account.
Creative Good: The Google Glass feature no one is talking about – The key experiential question of Google Glass isn’t what it’s like to wear them, it’s what it’s like to be around someone else who’s wearing them. Cue Rockwell.