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Can Twitter Make You Skinny?

Could having many connections on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook cause you to lose more weight than, say, running on a treadmill? The answer is... maybe. Research on mice showed that those individuals who socialized with other…

The Twitter Spot in Your Brain

These days, you can't go online without bumping into someone styling himself as a social media guru, a Facebook expert, or a power user of Twitter. And, if you check their online profiles, they actually do have thousands of friends and…

Starbucks, Your Digital Neighborhood?

Starbucks has changed a lot in the last six months, at least in the digital world. First, they finally ditched their paid-only Wifi and went to a free system that requires only one-click acceptance of their terms of use. Then, a few days…

It Takes A Village to Clean Up Twitter

Twitter is a mess. Maybe it's just me, but in the last few weeks the vast majority of my new Twitter followers were bots or people promoting something. Perhaps that's not unexpected. After all, I'm sure an even higher percentage of my…

Neuromarketing: From Soup to Nuts

I've been chronicling the nascent neuromarketing industry since 2006, and I don't think I've seen a story to date which captured social media attention to the degree that the recent Campbell Soup neuromarketing story did. The original…

Scent Marketing vs. Social Media

The other day, Ad Age's CMO Strategy Section ran a column by Harald Vogt on scent marketing. Vogt may not be entirely impartial on the topic - he is the founder and chief marketer of the Scent Marketing Institute - but he makes some good…