Links of the day

Arab World: Current State Of The Internet & Future Growth – StartUpArabia

Create an Effective LinkedIn Group For Your Business – WebWorkerDaily – nice to see an article about using LinkedIn, I think the social network is very underrated for social media campaigns if the context is right.

Management Secrets of the Grateful Dead – The Atlantic (March 2010)

Brand Mapping As A Consumer Insights Tool – PSFK

Communities Dominate Brands: The 25 Biggest Companies in Mobile – by their revenues in mobile only – an “Ahonen 25” Index?

» Influence and Virality: A Primer | twopointouch

Switch: Don’t Solve Problems–Copy Success | Fast Company

Google Integrates MySpace to Search, But Not Proud of it | Search Engine Journal

Facebook’s Mobile Strategy Condensed Into 16 Minutes (Video)

Facebook Drives 44 Percent Of Social Sharing On The Web

Nearly 75 Million People Visited Twitter’s Site In January (comScore)

BoingBoing bizaar – cool stuff

Some questions about the “blocking” of HTML5

Samsung may be seedily seeding spam in forums from Korea as well….. | Adland.tv

My Boring Ass Life » Running out of gas on this subject – Kevin Smith on the Southwest Air fiasco

Why fast food calorie counts might not make people eat better. – By Sarah Elizabeth Richards – Slate Magazine

Bing Leads Customers To Competitors With Their Best Match Information

Promethean heads for top of hardware list – Times Online

Email Marketing and Email List Manager | MailChimp

Pedlars – stuff we love that you’ll love too

Chanel to sell goods online – Brand Republic News – Brand Republic

Clive Thompson in Praise of Online Obscurity | Magazine – online communities like offline communities have a critical mass

Why can’t Nokia sell phones to Americans? | VentureBeat – ‘I want to have what is in other people’s hands, I want to grab it’ – product design as PR.

Thoughts on the Mobile World Congress – Forrester

Nokia and Intel’s Meego has to run as well as talk

27 mobile companies line up against Apple | VentureBeat – is it just me, or does this look like a cartel being formed.

Orange to push mobile HD voice services in Europe – Computer Business Review : News

Rupert Murdoch ‘out to lunch’ on internet strategy, says Michael Wolff | Technology | guardian.co.uk

China’s patents push : Nature News

Huawei makes the U8100, U8110, U8800 and U8300 with Android official

O’Brien: Lessons from Hewlett-Packard’s massive job cuts – San Jose Mercury News