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Ad Nauseam: The MySpacification of Facebook (Continued)

April 20th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Case Studies

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC + Former Facebook Advertiser , I talked about the aesthetic MySpacification of Facebook: how the popular social network’s design went from clean to pure cornea gumbo. Now let’s talk advertising on Facebook. I used to buy Facebook ads because I was enamored by the targeting capabilities. […]

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MySpace, Part Deux (And Yes, I’m Talking About Facebook)

April 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Case Studies

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC + former AOL-user turned MySpace-user turned Facebook-user turned Next-Please!-user There’s a great term in the book Jargon Watch, a small dictionary published by Wired magazine back in the Pleistocene Era (circa 1997): Cornea Gumbo. It refers to “a visually noisy, overdesigned PhotoShopped mess,” as in, “Gawd, […]

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Game Over: MySpace Seeks Salvation in… Gaming?

July 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Media News

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder & Fusion Director, Atomic Tango LLC MySpace is losing it. And I’m not talking about its members defecting to Facebook. Last year, the once mighty, world dominating social network that had crushed its predecessor Friendster suddenly found itself splattered on Facebook’s windshield. At first, MySpace responded by copying Facebook features, […]

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Friend Me: 5 Rules for Advertising on Facebook

November 13th, 2008 · 8 Comments · Case Studies, How To Tips

In its early days, Facebook sucked for marketing, as its primarily collegiate users were more interested in socializing than in responding to corporate pitches. That’s not a criticism — after all, Facebook is officially a “social network,” so it was working as designed. But this endemic commercial disinterest meant that most marketers were wasting their […]

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