Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 22, 2010

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Seventeen magazine has released a new study about the impact of Facebook on relationships of 16 to 21 year olds. The study revealed almost 80 percent of people ‘friend’ a love interest within one week, and 60 percent check the profile of their crush at least once a day. In other news, Amazon’s Kindle is one of the most popular gifts this holiday season, and now you can give the gift of Amazon e-books. To give a friend an e-book you only need their email address and then you can choose a title from the 725,000 e-books available from the Kindle Store. And finally, Gawker Media published unauthorized excerpts of Sarah Palin’s new book on its popular blog, until a federal court ordered that Gawker remove the material. Palin personally responded to the leak on Twitter by tweeting, ‘The publishing world is leaking out-of-context excerpts of my book w/out my permission? Isn’t that illegal?’

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.

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