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Monthly Archives: September 2010

How Much Does BlogHer Think Your Trust Capital Is Worth? Five Bucks.

The BlogHer Publishing Network has just launched a new sponsored campaign to target their network members who use Twitter and Facebook. 100 bloggers from the 2,500-blogger strong network have been invited to participate in the “ninja team” running this campaign, and in return they will receive the lofty sum of $5 per tweet/Facebook message they […]

In Spite Of My Well-Documented Issues With The Book of Faces, I’m Braving The People’s Republic Of Facebook

The thing about social media is that you don’t get to decide what the next thing is, or where people are going to go. Even if it’s to something you suspect might be the suckiest thing ever. Perhaps I’ve mentioned my thoughts on Facebook? Suffice to say I’m not much of a fan of the […]

How Suggested Users On Twitter Are Changing The Face Of The Mommyblogosphere

The Suggested Users Function (Find People –> Browse Interests –> Choose Topic) on Twitter is interesting: for various different topics of interest, Twitter generates a list of people that are thought of as leaders in that niche and, therefore, good people to follow. All of the people who are on the list — regardless of […]

It Just Starts So Damn Early, Far Earlier Than We Ever Could Have Anticipated

“Knock knock.”“Who’s there?”“Goldfish.”“Goldfish who?”“Goldfish in your buttocks!” “Knock knock.”“Who’s there?”“Light bulb.”“Light bulb who?”“Light bulb inside your buttocks! “Knock knock.”“Who’s there?”“Car!”“Car who?”“Car . . . inside your poopy buttocks toilet!”“Mini, I’m not sure that you are . . .”“NO! NO! MAMA DON’T SAY THOSE WORDS!“I just wanted to suggest that perhaps the concept of the knock-knock […]