FileMaker – Powerful Database That’s Evolved For Today’s Growing Businesses

What seems like many years ago, a consultant at the United Nations, where I used to work, introduced me to FileMaker. Up until a few weeks ago, I thought FileMaker was an “old database” as that was my only recollection of FileMaker. However, over an hours discussion with  Andrew LeCates, Director of Platform Evangelism at FileMaker I was pleasantly surprised[…]

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Twitter’s Dated Data Dump Doesn’t Tell Us About Future Meddling

Twitter dropped an almost unfathomably large archive of tweets connected to two alleged influence campaigns on Wednesday. The trove included over 9 million tweets associated with 3,841 accounts connected to Russia’s notorious Internet Research Agency, or IRA, as well as more than a million tweets attributed to a network of 770 Iranian propaganda-pushing accounts. Twitter has never before released an[…]

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A New Facebook Suit Makes ‘Pivot to Video’ Even More Myopic

Facebook acknowledged in 2016 that it had been overstating to advertisers the average time users spent watching videos on the platform. But when exactly Facebook found out about that error—and how long the company kept it under wraps—is now the subject of a federal district court lawsuit in California. The suit, filed earlier this week, was brought by Facebook advertisers[…]

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Focus on Existing Assets to Generate Better Marketing Results [Podcast]

Marketing Podcast with Louis GudemaPodcast Transcript My guest this week on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Louis Gudema. He is the founder and president of Revenue & Associates and the author of the book Bullseye Marketing: How to Grow Your Business Faster. A serial entrepreneur, Gudema’s previous venture was the internet marketing company Magic Hour Communications, which he grew[…]

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Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Role in Free Speech and Filter Bubbles

On Monday, at Wired’s 25th anniversary summit, I spoke with Jack Dorsey about some of the biggest questions he confronts running Twitter and Square. How has his position on free speech evolved? Was it inevitable that Twitter would become a tool of international diplomacy? Can the company counter filter bubbles? Should individuals have complete control of their data? And does[…]

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