The Great Debate

from MediaFile:

Should you trust Facebook with your email?

By Michael Fertik
November 19, 2010

INTERNET-SOCIALMEDIA/PRIVACY- Michael Fertik is the CEO and Founder of ReputationDefender, the online privacy and reputation company. The views expressed are his own. -

Is social media losing its lure … and return on investment?

By Guest Contributor
September 8, 2010

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How do you know that social media is folded into the narrative of American life? Perhaps when people are being encouraged to give it up for a religious holiday.

from The Great Debate UK:

Facebook group defends “harassed” BP

June 18, 2010

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BP’s chief executive Tony Hayward branded “the most hated man in America” may be surprised to find himself cast in the role of victim by a growing clan of web-based supporters on Facebook.

Are social media platforms the Jurassic Park of computing?

By Kevin Prince
March 5, 2010

Kevin Prince is chief technology officer of Perimeter E-Security.

– Kevin Prince is chief technology officer of Perimeter E-Security. The views expressed are his own. –

from The Great Debate UK:

The meeting of young minds

February 10, 2010

IMG01410-20100209-1350A sedate group of more than 1,000 young people brought together in London to discuss socio-political issues makes a sharp contrast to those who challenge the status quo via demonstrations, rallies and picket lines.

from The Great Debate UK:

One Young World: let’s hear it from the under-25s

February 4, 2010

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Amid the ongoing global conversation about the economy, and projections about when -- and in which markets -- the world might emerge from financial crisis, the collective voice of the 25-and-under age group is hard to hear.

from The Great Debate UK:

Are publication bans outdated in the Internet era?

January 25, 2010

IMG01299-20100115-2004The debate over freedom of expression and the impact of social networking on democratic rights in the courts is in focus in Canada after a Facebook group became the centre of controversy when it may have violated a publication ban.

Newspaper brands that manage the transition to digital models can thrive

By David Moss
November 28, 2009

davidmossiv– David Moss is a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta. The views expressed are his own. –

from The Great Debate UK:

Remembering how to forget in the Web 2.0 era

November 20, 2009

Amid ongoing debates over the hazards of excessive digital exposure through such Web 2.0 social networking platforms as Facebook and Twitter, a new book by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger extols the virtues of forgetfulness.

Can sleeping giant Skype reinvent itself?

By Eric Auchard
September 1, 2009

eric_auchard_thumbnail2.jpg – Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –