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4chan's Chris Poole: Facebook & Google Are Doing It Wrong Chris Poole delivered the most powerful 10 minutes of Web philosophy of the afternoon at Web 2.0. The man formerly known as moot - founder of anonymous image sharing den 4chan and its new, better-lit cousin, Canvas, gave us a rousing and principled picture of what the big players get wrong about online identity. "Google and Facebook would have you believe that you're a mirror," he said, "but in fact, we're more like diamonds." - multi-faceted. It was an appeal reminiscent of the one he gave at SXSW earlier this year, but it hit harder. Google Plus has since arrived, and Poole says it's even worse than Facebook for the future of online identity. Identity Is Prismatic
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It’s hard not to know a social media strategist or planer these days. Whether a new found planning love or a transitioning strategist, social has brought a lot of people into the limelight in a budding industry. So what exactly does a social media strategist do, what qualifications should they possess, and what actually makes them successful overall and day to day? Well, this interesting infographic from Mashable dives in to look at the personality traits, education, career paths and responsibilities of today’s successful social media strategists, plus, what they use to measure the success of their own campaigns… Infographic: The Social Media Strategist
With a completely new User Experience and UI, the new, New York Times website, elegantly brings you the world’s best news, in a whole new way. At first glance, you’ll not see a drastic change, but as you use the site, you’ll uncover elements that feel natural, like the way images enlarge, or the comments open from the side. Perhaps even the new hamburger menu feels more tangible than before when everything was exposed, sporting sections are refreshed and simplified, while the intelligent recommendations that stick to the top as you scroll just make you want to click them. Oh, and you don’t really notice the ads… Is that a bad thing for media buyers?!