Dialogue Classic: The internet’s biggest challenge is how to handle the hate

  The global village is turning nasty, writes Vivek Wadhwa [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2017_full_book/45″]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The whole point of villages is that they are nice. The word conjures up thatched cottages in picture-postcard English hamlets where everybody knows each other. The ‘global village’ – the shorthand used to advertise the internet when … Read more

Twitter lengthens character limit

In a bold move, Twitter allows users to Tweet messages up to twice the length they could previously You might not think it, but Twitter was initially set up to facilitate the communication of “short bursts of inconsequential information”. With the flexibility to buy twitter followers cheap, monthly active user numbers are down to 328 … Read more

Why Microsoft found LinkedIn so attractive

  Microsoft recently embarked on a journey towards making a more full-service product suite, encompassing (nearly) everything businesses need to function. The company did so by purchasing LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network. A close second on bidding for the LinkedIn purchase was Salesforce. It recently announced its intention to outbid Microsoft had LinkedIn continued … Read more

Big Digital might regret its goodwill hunting

  Investors question whether digital companies such as Facebook, with large investments in intangible assets, will gain adequate returns [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”http://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/pdf_book_q2_2016_mid_res/53″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] In my previous column, I talked about the venerable DuPont model (Q1 2016, page 53), developed many years ago when digital companies were the preserve of … Read more

Even LinkedIn is gossipy now. Make the best of it

  So LinkedIn is becoming more like Facebook. Get over it – and embrace the opportunities [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”http://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/pdf_book_q2_2016_mid_res/61″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] I’ve been on LinkedIn since July 2007. It doesn’t make me a veteran, but it’s a reasonable length of time to notice change. One change is pretty recent. In … Read more