When Does Social Media Marketing Become Spam?

Is it spam when you submit your own content to a social news site? Is it spam if you have your friend submit the content? Is it spam if your friend submits content when you didn’t specifically ask them to? Where’s the line between marketing and spam?
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Can You Trust The Wikipedia?

Trust – reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence.

How confident are you that a particular Wikipedia page has reliable information? How sure are you in the ability of all the people who may have edited that page? Thanks to Luca de Alfaro and colleagues at the University of California, Santa Cruz you may soon be able to know which parts of a given Wikipedia page you can and can’t trust.
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Should SEO Be Regulated?

In a word no.

Adam tagged me in the name of memekind with his post Who Should Regulate SEO? My answer is no one should regulate it, though in truth there already is regulation in place called the free market.
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U.S. Workers Can Celebrate Labor Day As Most Productive Workers In The World

The first Monday in September is Labor Day here in the U.S. as I’m sure most of you know. Unlike most holidays Labor Day honors the average worker and this year the average American worker gets to celebrate a little more after the International Labor Organization declared us the most productive workers in the world for 2006.
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This Week In SEO – 8/31/07

It’s the Labor Day weekend edition of This Week In SEO. We’ll be celebrating with a barbecue on Monday as is the tradition. Oddly I’ve worked most Labor Days in my life even though the day is meant to celebrate employment by giving everyone a day off. I have a hunch this year will be no different and Monday will find me at work. Maybe I’ll make it a light day. Everyone was back to their usual posting routine after returning from SES, which meant more links for me to collect, more time to finish this post (my apologies for posting a little later than usual), and more links, nearly two pages worth, that didn’t make it here, but ended up at my del.icio.us profile. Now on with the show that is SEO.
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