Stephen Bolen (@sbolen) is a St. Louis-based social media professional specializing in B2B marketing and web content management. He also owns and operates Gamma Ray Media, specializing in small business internet marketing.

5 articles posted

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    Ping: Apple's Newest Cash Cow

    Apple recently unveiled Ping, the computer giant’s first official foray into the world of social music networking. Unlike other social networks, Ping plays within the iTunes ecosystem, allowing users to “follow” artists for updates, exclusive content,...

  • Conan O'Brien Hearts Social Media

    When Conan O’Brien left NBC, the split was well-publicized: Jay Leno suddenly wanted his spot back on The Tonight Show, and Gen-X hero O’Brien was shown the door by NBC brass. Almost immediately, the Social...

  • Eye of Sauron: Remember, Big Brother is watching you check in to Starbucks

    Privacy and Location-based Services

    Privacy, as Mark Zuckerberg famously quipped, “is dead.” Social Fresh blogger Matt Ridings wrote a great piece here – In Defense of Facebook? A Response – that details some of the concerns with the world’s...

  • Curveball: MLB's tight control over social media

    The New York Yankees are banning iPads from the house that Ruth A-Rod built. At first glance, it looks like this was a knee-jerk reaction to ban a laptop-like device from the stands. But when you...