Ah, Paris, the city of lights, love and Internet innovation. Yes, folks, it’s that time of the year again for us to gear up and see what’s up with LeWeb Paris on Dec. 4-6, organized by the couple that never ceases to amaze me with their energy, Geraldine and Loic Le Meur. This year’s LeWeb Paris is about the Internet of things.
Whether posting something public what you meant to DM (hello Anthony Weiner) or letting drunken photos of you get posted to Facebook, we’ve all done stupid things in social media. Check out our 2-minute roundup of some embarrassing tales. Continue reading
October brings us a stimulating month packed with events ranging from social media and marketing to technology. In October I’ll be speaking at the Pioneers Festival. I look forward to the Startup Challenge, where 50 top startups pitch to a panel of judges. It’s always exciting to meet entrepreneurs, hear their stories, and especially to see their successes! This event … Continue reading
Socialmedia.biz readers get 20% discount for tech conferences By Shannon Falzon Socialmedia.biz staff October is on the horizon and so it’s time to welcome a slew of conferences and events to help amp up your business. The conferences will allow you to collaborate with business people and thought leaders to explore the new market opportunities made available by technology. You’ll … Continue reading
Formerly known as Start-up Week, Pioneers Festival is a gathering that celebrates entrepreneurship and start-ups. Check out this event in Vienna at the end of October. Continue reading
]Ijust arrived in Washington, D.C., for a conference with the goal of protecting freedom of expression on the Internet. Organized by Google, Internet at Liberty (they could have done better on the name) will “explore the most pressing dilemmas and exciting opportunities around free expression in the digital age.”
As the conference site says, “Today, more than any time in history, technological and political forces are colliding to draw lines about how the Internet functions. Continue reading