Social Media Random Pitfalls

I have written in the past about porn spam on Facebook similar to what Myspace had but instead of showing up in your email, they post to Major Brand Fan Pages (examples are Doritos, Dunkin Donuts).

For years one of the issues holding back monetization of Social Media is the randomness of user uploaded content that could be good or bad to associate with. It goes beyond advertising. This is a really funny example via good intentions. This company used a Facebook Widget to showcase it’s Fans, but of course we can’t Choose our Fan’s on Facebook!

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About chiefalien

Howie Goldfarb with 20 years of Sales and Marketing experience founded Blue Star Strategic Marketing in central Vermont to serve as the objective and strategic adviser of brands to help them grow and thrive. His Degree in Finance and 14 years of B2B sales to Fortune 500 companies gives him a CFO’s view of marketing. Thus bringing a dose of reality to the confusing world of jargon, spin, and hype. Also playfully known as the Chief Alien of Blue Star Strategic, Howie relishes his role as an industry outsider. A native New Yorker and former Angelino, he currently lives in the Green Mountains of Vermont and is still seeking his first moose sighting. His passions are living life, art, music, the outdoors, he tries to cook and loves the Vermont Fresh Network – local sustainability initiatives like farm to table and buying local.
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