Dearest Signal readers, you know I don’t pimp my own stuff often, but when I do, I do it with pride. That’s why I’m featuring the lineup for the CM Summit in New York, the conference which opens Internet Week. Yesterday we announced four additional speakers, and they are all extraordinary. So come, already! To the links:
Additional reasons to attend Federated Media’s CM Summit: Will.i.am, Rachael Ray, Mich Matthews, Liz Boone and Richard Rosenblatt (FM) This is hands down the best lineup I’ve ever put together for the CM Summit. Come!
Teens Roll Their Eyes at Foursquare, Facebook Places (Clickz) More than half of teens surveyed say they have no use for location based services. Trust me, by the time they all use them like oxygen, they won’t even realize they’re using them.
Article: Can Brands Maintain Engagement on Facebook? (eMarketer) “Engagement went down as the number of people involved went up.” Not exactly rocket science, but there you have it.
Why Fortune’s Apple Story is AWOL from the Web-And Why You Can Buy It on Amazon (ATD) The real irony here is lost to nearly all – that Fortune is parroting Apple’s own closed approach to the world by putting a story about Apple behind a paywall.
American Express Tweet Stories: The Social Currency (Veneski) Congrats to Amex, which is well on its way to becoming a truly digital brand.
Facebook Publishes Guide to Social Marketing Best Practices (RWW) Basics you’ll need if you’re not already deep into it…
Turn-by-Turn directions, Voice to text, Bing Audio/Vision all coming to WP7 Mango (WPCentral) The mobile OS wars are massive, and crazy, and fast, and hard to stay on top of. But net net, it’s all good for the consumer, in the long run.
Bits: Google to Start a Cloud-Based Music Player (NYT) Welcome to the music biz, Google. Now try to make money.
FM’s program of the day is LifeScoop from Intel.
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