What’s Wrong with Young Guys?

Written by Mike Ellsworth

Tuesday, 28 July 2009 16:55

Not to get into a youth vs. age rut here, but I was recently featured on the cover of New Business Minnesota magazine, a monthly periodical targeted to startups and growing businesses and shared the cover with three other social media experts, two of whom were of a certain age. And by that I mean under 24.

The four of us took part in a round table discussion about social media featured in the cover story, and in general had a great time exchanging ideas and expressing our enthusiasm for our favorite sites, like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and on, and on.

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Twitter is for Old Fogies, Teen Says

Written by Mike Ellsworth
Tuesday, 14 July 2009 11:04

A 15-year-old London teenager is shaking up the staid business world with a report he wrote as an intern, called How Teenagers Consume Media .

In the report, Matthew Robson describes a bizarro teenage world that, according to the London Times , is “a confusing place where the PC is a radio, the games console is a telephone, the mobile telephone is a stereo and text-message machine, the DVDs are pirate copies and no one uses Twitter.”

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