Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty

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Ello, the warm and fuzzy Facebook alternative network turned nasty this week when co-founder Paul Budnitz launched an attack on its rival and its real-name policy. It was a bold and provocative post that served as the launch pad for this week’s Marketing Companion radio show. Tom Webster and I discuss:

  • Is Facebook hurting fringe groups with its real-name policy?
  • Is Facebook a right?
  • Is Facebook exploiting disadvantaged people for economic gain?
  • How is Facebook and Wal-Mart similar in how they reflect American values?
  • Is an anonymous forum an enabler for safety or for hate?

I’m sure you’ll agree that these are vital discussions and I think you will enjoy the discussion.

And oh … by the way Marketing Companion fans … Google stole our Google pants idea. We are starting a grassroots campaign of support for our innovation called “Get out of our pants Google!!”

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Are you ready to do this thing? Let’s GO! If you can’t access the podcast above, click on this link to listen to Episode 51

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