Scott Monty

 

Should Bitcoin be regulated?

The Bitcoin hiccup, plenty of post-WhatsApp acquisition chatter, Facebook getting up in LinkedIn's business, Twitter tweaks its product for growth, a surprising data analyst hire at the New York Times, a software vendor guide for employee advocacy, looking at the intersection of journalism and content marketing, conversational advice from 1866 that's still relevant today and more, it's This Week in Digital.

A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry.

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, digital communications and marketing in order to keep leaders up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

If you have additional links, sources or ideas that might be helpful, I'd encourage you to add some via a comment below. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links by subscribing to the This Week in Digital Magazine.

Industry

Email marketing priorities in 2014


The Platforms


Measurement / Metrics / Big Data


Legal / HR

  • Terms of Service are a powerful thing. Even with the "anonymish" apps like Secret and Whisper, users still risk exposure. In short: if it's on the Internet, it's not private. (Mashable)
  • As more is asked of employees to be brand advocates, inevitably it needs to be managed. This guide to social employee advocacy software looks at the two dozen or so vendors and what they offer. (Social Media Governance)
  • Paramount Pictures, citing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), requested the suspension of a Twitter account that was sharing the movie Top Gun, frame by frame. 

Top Gun Twitter account DMCA


Content




Bookmark / Read / Watch Later



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