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Google Might End Censorship in China

January 13th, 2010 | 1 Comment »

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The BBC released an article today titled “Google ‘may pull out of China after Gmail cyber attack’.”

With 350 million internet users in China (more than the entire population of the US), Google has had to face a big question of morality vs success. All media outlets in China are government run and an absurd amount of money is spent censoring anything deemed inappropriate for their population. I don’t mean to portray myself as an activist, but these include historical events such as the Invasion of Tibet and the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre. These Google search results are very different inside Chinese controlled territory. (more…)

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Is Social Media a Fad?

January 6th, 2010 | 1 Comment »

Are you are in doubt of what is currently occurring in the world of social media? For those stat lovers out there, you should have a little taste of this video from @equalman and Socialnomics. It is a wake up call and it simulates how quickly the future of marketing is changing. There is no doubt that social media networks are changing the world we live in. Given that it may only be more popular in wealthier countries at the moment, the internet can be accessed from almost any city on the planet and every day thousands of people are introduced to it.

There are many benefits you can take when riding this tidal wave of data. In terms of running a business, there has never been a better time to branch out and leap into these new technologies. (more…)

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