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Choices, Choices – Sorting Out Social Media

by Randall on January 17, 2009 · 0 comments

Posted in: New Media,Randall Howard,Social Media,Startups,Web

Source: socialmedia.biz

Source: socialmedia.biz

“Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.” – Elbert Hubbard

Being an inveterate early adopter, and loving the fusion of new research and web reach coming from the innovation in social media (see Science Fairs, Social Media & Fads – The New Science for the 21st Century), I decided to seek help of the blogosphere to sort out the social media wheat from the chaff.

Mark Evans recent tweet about Tumblr, made me try out yet another social media property. It could be interesting, but only time will tell.

And yet, with so many out there, I never know which are going to have personal value to me and, even more important, have staying power in a very crowded market. One thing is clear, especially in these lean times for tech financing, and that is that there will be long term consolidation. Therefore, I’d like to seek your help in predicting the ultimate winners and losers, and so . . .


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Randall Howard is a serial entrepreneur and long term technologist with a passion for social innovation.

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