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Social Media Overload

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Problems with unlimited choice

On July, 31, 2011, Mashable published an article about social media overload opportunities for startups. The story by Nova Spivack was titled “Sharepocalypse Now: Why Social Media Overload Means New Opportunities for Startups”.

The article predicts that competition will increase as different social media outlets attempt differentiation. More choices create confusion among users.


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France Implements Social Networks Ban

Monday, June 20th, 2011

France bans Facebook and Twitter

On May 27, 2011, the French TV regulatory agency CSA decided that television stations can no longer advertise or reference their programs on social networking sites. A copy of the official decision is available at “Reference pages of social networks: analysis of the Council”.

The CSA claims that by use of the social networks in an advertising character contravenes Article 9 of the Decree of 27 March 1992 prohibiting surreptitious advertising.


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