Brian McLane

Media and Social Commentary

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Entries Tagged as 'mobile broadband'

TIRED OF SEEING TWITTER OVER CAPACITY? CELEBRITY TWEETERS WATCH OUT.

June 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Social Commentary, Technology

Hey, Britney Spears, Ashton kutcher, Ellen DeGeneres, Barack Obama, Kim Kardashian, Oprah Winfrey, Taylor Swift, John Mayer, Ryan Seacrest, Ashley Tisdale, CNN Breaking News, Shaquille O’Neal, Mariah Carey, Coldplay, Demi Moore, 50cent, P. Diddy, Jimmy Fallon, Lance Armstrong, The New York Times, Justin Timberlake, Google, The Onion, Chelsea Handler, Ashlee SimpsonTwitter is Over Capacity. Ugh! […]

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A SPECIAL KIND OF STUPID

June 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Social Commentary

You’re stressing out because no one wants your stodgy old brand. You can’t keeping faking people out with advertising packaged as news. No matter how many times you used to get away with it in the broadcast PR world, the kids ain’t going for it anymore. WTF to do? I’ve gotten a lot of heat […]

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NO REST FOR THE BIG MOUTHS

March 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Technology

On linkedin.com (my favorite site as I have previously mentioned), I am a member of several groups. Mostly having to do with video, or PR or digital this or that. In an age of youtube, social media, etc., things often can be misinterpreted. You know how an email is antiseptic in its tone UNLESS YOU […]

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FAST FOOD TV FOR FAST FOOD LOVERS

March 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Mobile Marketing, Social Commentary

What happened to good acting and a good script? Is every show about the short take, big cast, lots of meaningless blab that goes according to formula and leaves everyone temporarily satisfied until they get their next fix of fast food entertainment and more. And why not? Americans are eating their way to their hearts […]

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THE MOBILE BROADBAND INITIATIVE – THE NEED FOR SPEED.

March 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Mobile Marketing, Social Commentary, Technology

We’re way behind. 93 million rural Americans, kids, low income Americans – it’s a new form of slavery – called digital exclusion. Broadband Service Providers will lie and lobby and divert, delay, deny, whatever to keep people stupid. Try to stop bills that include consumer service protections and maintain their unfair levels of competition. Why […]

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