Facebook blog

Summary In a recent paper Princeton University researchers presented the idea that Facebook will lose 80% of its users within three years time. This blog looks at Facebook’s global growth and provides an analysis of its position, threats and opportunities from various aspects: cultural, technological, demographical and competition. In paragraphs below we will be taking […]

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Culture – Context for Media, Marketing and Globalization

Culture – Context for Media, Marketing and Globalization People are loyal to culture not strategy! Culture provides an important context for our communication, media usage, marketing and global strategies. People travel, migrate or connect online always carrying their culture with them. Therefore recognizing cultural diversity is a very important asset for any organization. Recently I […]

Facebook’s Challenges, A Global Perspective

Will Facebook Turn 15? On the 19th of February 2014 Facebook announced it is buying WhatsApp for $12 billion in stock and $4 billion in cash. There have been numerous speculations about the motivations of Facebook to do this.  WhatsApp, with its 450 million active users, was becoming a serious threat to Facebook. Besides the fact […]

Interview With Digital Hungary About Open And Free Internet

Last month I was invited to speak at Internet Hungary Conference 2013. Below is my interview with the website Digital Hungary about the importance of a free and open internet and our opportunities and responsibilities towards it. The original interview is in Hungarian and can be found here. Below is a Google translation of the […]

Internet, Ctrl + Alt + Delete. Time To Reboot!

This presentation was given at Internet Hungary on the 15th of October 2013. “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” – Albert Einstein As you may agree, internet has increasingly become a destination for us rather than a useful tool. We refer to internet through commercial brands (Facebook, […]

Cultural Awareness Workshop – Belgium/The Netherlands

Cultural Awareness keynote followed by facilitating a discussion in a group of 60 employees and senior managers at a market leading client about cultural differences between Belgium and The Netherlands and how these influence our communication, organization and management. If you would like to find out more about the presentation please get in touch.