The main challenge I see here is that in Francine’s post and Mike’s response — like so many in the industry — they are using a single term to actually describe different attributes of a person. They describe a Creator, an Entertainer, and an Influencer.
… John, seems to me Facebook’s @CrowdTangle is a possible solution that is already in place to detect trending content and track influence across various platforms. As they state they already cover:
It also undermines and limits traditional means of wealth accumulation and the ability to pass that wealth along to the next generation of our families. No longer will we have the option to buy physical items (e.g., books, albums, cars, art, etc.), like generations before us, which may increase in value over time.
… Michael Skolnik, thank you for sharing this story and for starting the hashtag. Please see a story I shared on my FB profile about an experience I had that captures #ObamaAndKids perfectly.
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… I truly enjoyed this hashtag. And I wanted to share my own#ObamaAndKids story. While at…
Andrew Golis thank you for sharing such a thoughtful piece. I’ve been on the publisher side, I led National Geographic’s social media efforts growing their footprint from 500,000 to over 90 million by the time I departed.
We were one of the first publishers to begin sharing multiple updates throughout the day on Facebook. We…
Ben, what I like most about this piece is that the underlying subtext acknowledges that our identities are socially constructed—both by us and by others. As our world flattens, current aspects of our identities will become increasingly contested. This includes the role of the nation state. Thus, I would argue passports will fade into the past and be…
Yes, some sites like #Medium and #Slate are leading the way by appending estimated read times within their experiences. They served as inspiration for the MinuteRead experiment. What we want to do is apply it more widely to other publishers and create new experiences around the idea.