I was inspired by the following comment from @adcontrarian in his latest blog post: Because I am a lazy bastard and the thought of writing five posts a week is a constant source of terror, I have decided to introduce a new policy around here. From now on, on Fridays, I’m going to recycle old… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Facebook
As per my earlier post, Robert Scoble has blogged about the same issue. "The problem is that so much is coming at us that we’re just not doing a good job of understanding it and dealing with it all."
As we get bombarded by Facebook alerts, e-mails and RSS feeds, I thought this quote from 1978 Nobel Prize winning scientist Herbert Simon was rather appropriate: "What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that… Read more »
Apparently, Facebook employees refer to users with over 1000 friends as whales. After 2 months, I’m approaching the 200 mark, which presumably makes me a small porpoise. It’s worth considering that it took me nearly 3 years to get that number of contacts on LinkedIn. Of course, we aren’t comparing apples with apples here. My… Read more »