I’m spending the balance of today working on a longer piece, so here’s some short links from yesterday, which I spent mainly on a plane without wifi (how odd is it to be bummed that my plane did not have wifi?).
Congress Adds Location-Based Mobile to List of Privacy Concerns (ClickZ) We’re not even close to the end of the conversation our culture needs to have about the impact that MOLRS (MObile Local Realtime Social) technologies will have on our social contract.
Google real-time search adds status updates from Facebook Pages (VentureBeat) A big deal in that Google was not playing nice with Facebook on a number of fronts. This is a start, I’m still waiting for Facebook Connect integration with Buzz.
US Ad Spend Falls Nine Percent in 2009 (Neilsen) Not that we didn’t know last year blew.
Jean-Philippe Maheu Named Worldwide CEO at Publicis Modem (ClickZ) Congrats to JP!
Meredith Builds Up a Sideline in Marketing (WSJ) This is not news, but Meredith got a lot of attention for their agency biz at the IAB earlier this week. Another sign that the lines between agency and media company are blurred.
Teaching Your Business to Market Itself (OpenForum)
I Prefer a Multiplex Relationship (MarketingProfs) As marketers become publishers, expect them to form relationships with each other to co-promote. Happens a lot already, but will happen a lot more online.
Search and Display Advertising Synergies (eMarketer) Always happy to pass along a link that reminds us the two are very linked disciplines.