Consumers and Journalists Are Rattled Lately there’s been a lot of chatter around what constitutes editorial and what is advertising, not only from the perspective of the consumer, but journalists, too, are annoyed. Some suggest that if content is paid for, it is inevitably unreliable and worthless. Plus, as brands learn to more politely engage […]
Social media marketing trends and observations in the San Francisco Bay Area
How Marketers Store and Protect Big Data
Here’s a strange coincidence: marketers have a lot in common with big data. Big data is used to target customers for business, services, and products, and that’s essentially the job of a marketer. Big data is not a tangible thing (a marketer is a person, of course, huge difference there), but rather a way to store […]
What Makes Social Networking Sites So Popular?
By Chassie Lee Is it narcissism, or is it our need for self-validation that’s making social networking sites so popular? Are we really that addicted to social media? Experts are looking into the reasons for the rise of social networking. Staggering use of social networking sites carries on through 2015 As of July 2015, Facebook […]