Intro: Dan and Neville got together in London on Friday night for a chat, recorded and posted as an FIR Interview;
Quick News: Omnicom buys into Instagram paid ad program for $100 million, Greenpeace accuses P&G of organgutan-habitat destruction, the Church of England follows Sweden Twitter example, why Digg and not Reddit is a must-read for PR pros; Ragan promo;
News That Fits: Getty Images opens up library of 35 million images for free sharing; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: social media and the missing Malaysian airliner, Tencent’s WeChat makes a bold move into e-commerce, and more; social visual tools are headed to the Read More »
FIR correspondent Dan York spent the past week in London at IETF 89, the conference of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), in his capacity as senior content strategist at the Internet Society.
The IETF is a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of internet architecture and the smooth operation of the internet.
You didn’t offer a whisper of protest to the new format for the summary of stories and posts from around the Web, so I’m sticking with it. By the way, I’m writing from a hotel room in Los Angeles—my hometown—where I’m speaking at the Global Intranet Forum. You’re welcome to follow my link blog, where I collect the items from which I draw material for the Wrap, as well as for my podcast, For Immediate Release.
Apple, notoriously absent from social media when it comes to hardware, has launched into social media in an unlikely place. The Tumblr blog at isee5c.tumblr.com is dedicated to the lower-cost, multi-color iPhone. Read More »