Tag: marketing

  • Local band struggles against Facebook algorithm

    A local friend of mine plays in a band that has depended on Facebook to connect with thier fans. Gregg asked if he could share his thoughts on the latest news feed changes and how it’s impacted his ability to reach his fans and question his dependence upon Facebook to get the word out. Read Gregg’s […]

  • Automatically Familiar

    Automatically Familiar

    More from the ever weirder frontier of automated humanity. The Atlantic has a fascinating piece on how the telemarketing industry has evolved to marry call scripts and recorded snippets of smooth-talking sales people to create what the author calls, “cyborg¬†telemarketing” The company that made the UI above is called Avatar Technologies. They turn the telemarketer’s […]