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Working The Dark Side Of The Internet

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday August 22, 2012 )

When a report of objectionable content is submitted to a provider, usually someone has to look at it. That’s one job I never want to have. (more…)


Shiny Object Syndrome

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Friday August 17, 2012 )

Sometimes I have problems articulating concepts in a few words, but a term I recently stumbled across, Shiny Object Syndrome, sums ups one of them nicely. (more…)


Firms Responsible For Facebook Comments

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday August 15, 2012 )

If you work for a large (or small) Australian company with a Facebook page, here’s some important information. (more…)


How Many Americans Still Not Online?

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday August 4, 2012 )

I was looking back at one of my old posts stating 27% of US adults weren’t online. How much has that number changed in the last 6 or so years? (more…)


Cease And Desist..Please?

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday July 25, 2012 )

Cease and desist letters are usually designed to scare the crap out of the target. Jack Daniels recently took a very different approach. (more…)


My First Assassination Threat

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday July 7, 2012 )

You come across all kinds in this crazy online world and some days it seems every psycho on the planet has my email address. I’ve been threatened in all sorts of ways, but this personal warning from a professional assassin is a first. (more…)


Most U.S. Seniors Now Online

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday June 9, 2012 )

If your online business isn’t addressing the wants and needs of senior surfers, you may be leaving a big chunk of change on the table. (more…)


Just What We Needed (Not) – .SUCKS

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Tuesday June 5, 2012 )

As if the venomous trolls of the Internet and other whackos of the online world needed a new avenue to post their bile. (more…)


Twitter Usage Survey Report

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday June 2, 2012 )

While the number of adult US users of Twitter hasn’t increased a great deal over the last 18 months, how much they are using the service has. (more…)


Al Gore – Internet Hall Of Fame

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Friday April 27, 2012 )

Al Gore was among the inaugural Internet Hall of Fame inductees announced recently at the Internet Society’s Global INET 2012 conference in Geneva, Switzerland. (more…)