Social Media Call To Action: Bullied on a Bus

When Karen Huff (senior citizen) was bullied on a bus, the guy Max Sidorov that found the video on Facebook, reposted it to Indiegogo (a social fundraising site) and named and shamed the school involved. He wanted to raise money for Karen to have a vacation – well, $600,000 dollars later (and still a month to go), Karen will get a vacation of a lifetime!

Bank Transfer Day

One woman, Kristen, got miffed with banks and created Bank Transfer Day, November 5th 2011 which led to 600,000 people changing their bank to a credit union, 16% of business loans shifting to Mutuals/Credit Unions. Ariana Huffington has started MoveYourMoney and others are following suit. Any bets as to when the banks start fighting back a la Fox News and Media?


Australia Social Finance: List of Peer to Peer loans and p2p banks

After the radio interview with Tony Delroy a few days ago, I’ve had an inordinate number of requests for information on social lending and microfinancing sites. Particularly Australian p2p banks. Remember a bank holds money that the community members have each – for example, salaries, or savings. Then the bank manager takes the community money…

Apple hijacks eBay site

I’m assuming it’s hackers at Apple, because if it’ s a co-branding thing, it’s just bloody rude and disrespectful to the customer. STEPS: Go to ebay.com.au Type in iPhone – like this  hit return. You’ll be HIJACKED to a page called http://www.ebayasiapromo.com/sgwidget/apple/dlp?site=15&kw=apple+mac (once I got ipod classic instead). looks like this There are no –…

Blog to be heard

From Sunday Star Times on Stuff.co.nz – and I’m gonna say up front: there is no point being a prophet if you do not use every means available to be heard, and understood. Wayne Lachore… … emerged from the Coromandel to warn the world of a looming catastrophic collapse of western economies, and the US…

Economy, Finance and social media

It’s intriguing that Slideshare (YouTube for Powerpoint presentations) has collected on it’s main ‘spotlight’ page the powerpoint presentations you probably want to see if you are interested in the economy/fiasco. Google Q3 2008 Earnings Slides View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: 2008 q3) I recommend to clients to get together social media assets…

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