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Social Media in China: The Same, but Different
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FCC Charity Ball: Why we do it.

Oct 19, 2011

On Saturday October 8 we held the 10th annual FCC-PLK Charity Ball. It is an amazing event that has raised millions to help Hong Kong’s neediest children. This year we sold out once again. This year’s group, the Doobie Brothers, has been popular enough to fill the convention center’s largest hall. Amid the rush to

iPad overtakes the iPhone sales

Oct 18, 2011

iPad overtakes the iPhone sales

Amazing as the iPhone growth was, the iPad is growing even faster. This chart compares the first quarters of sales growth. As someone who purchased an iPad, but uses it sporadically, I’d be interested to see how much usage is taking place. Stats and graph from Silicon Valley Insider.

Meeting Steve Jobs: Freedom vs. Simplicity

Oct 6, 2011

Meeting Steve Jobs: Freedom vs. Simplicity

I only met Steve Jobs once, and not for very long. In reporting an article about music copy protection for The New York Times, I attended a press conference in London at EMI. Steve Jobs, the CEO of EMI and members of band Blur attended. As the press conference wound down, I had an interesting

Social Media’s Impact on News Organizations

Sep 21, 2011

Following a panel discussion at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong on social media and journalism, Marketing Interactive did a quick video interview. They summed up my comments as: “Social media is a bigger threat than opportunity.”

Global Editors Network seeks great China speakers!

Sep 9, 2011

Global Editors Network seeks great China speakers!

This November the Global Editor’s Network will bring together a great lineup of news editors and speakers from around the world. (Disclosure: I am speaking at the conference, but I am not an organizer.) Among them are friends like Joi Ito, who now heads of the MIT Media Lab and who launched my blogging career

Facebook Now Asia’s 4th Biggest Nation

Sep 8, 2011

Facebook Now Asia’s 4th Biggest Nation

An infographic produced by our social media team to show how Facebook now dominates Asia. Enjoy!

First Facebook case study of agency work in Asia

Sep 4, 2011

First Facebook case study of agency work in Asia

A great campaign for Huggies diapers by our team was recently featured as the first-ever case study done by Facebook of work by an agency in the Asia-Pacific region. Really pleased! This image, taken from the video, shows me asking the gods of creativity to bring on more great ideas from our team. Facebook also

Recruiting via Sina Weibo

Sep 2, 2011

Recruiting via Sina Weibo

One of the biggest challenges facing our fast-growing social media team is finding the best talent out there. We have rarely resorted to recruiters, instead preferring to use social media. My colleague in Beijing, Jeremy Webb, created this flowchart to help in his search for talent. Posted on Sina Weibo, China’s largest Twitter-like platform, he

Ogilvy on Facebook Commerce: The slides

Jul 28, 2011

Ogilvy on Facebook Commerce: The slides

Following the discussions on this blog, we recently held our latest Wall Street Journal social media training on Facebook Commerce. Below find a slideshare of the full deck, plus our latest version of the popular slide on F-Commerce providers. If you are a provider of F-Commerce platforms, feel free to leave your website below in

E-Commerce to F-Commerce: The Webinar

Jul 5, 2011

E-Commerce to F-Commerce: The Webinar

Over the last few weeks, I have been diving into the topic of F-Commerce, or Facebook Commerce. Much of this is in preparation for a training that our team will be doing with The Wall Street Journal in a few weeks. Space is limited: wsj-asia.com/webinar Here are the details, please join! With 139 million users

Google+, a reset button for Facebook

Jun 30, 2011

Google+, a reset button for Facebook

A snap reaction to Google+ after using it for a day. I like (or +1, I should say): Google+ has felt like a refreshing reset from Facebook. (h/t to Jennifer 8. Lee for the reset concept) My Facebook friend’s list is filled with many people whom I barely know. The people popping up on Google+

Jobs: Social Media for Amazon in Beijing

Jun 28, 2011

Jobs: Social Media for Amazon in Beijing

A note from a friend and former colleague who just joined Amazon in Seattle: In Social we are hiring 5 new developers. Positions for these technically minded individuals are open at levels – ranging from managing developers to software development engineers. These positions are based in Beijing. The Social Media team and the Deals team

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