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Another fine mess that we’ve gotten ourselves into. This is the new episode of Media Hacks and features some great conversation and some coloured language (so, it’s not work safe). We discuss everything from buying ads on viral videos before they break big and how things spread (and how fast they go away). Do brands still need to worry about what people are saying about them online? Enjoy the conversation…

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  • Buying ads when YouTube videos are just about to break big.
  • What is the length of a major customer service issue?
  • Twitter is many things: tool, technology, platform, communication and more.
  • Will we soon be outsourcing our Twitter communications?
  • Gigantic organizations and intimate conversations.
  • Hugh pretends (once again) that he doesn’t know who Ashton Kutcher is.
  • Technology and how it transforms us.
  • Businesses using Twitter to listen, innovate and fix things.
  • Brand name dropping in Twitter.
  • Market norms and social norms (courtesy of Dan Ariely – author of Predictably Irrational).
  • Welcome to inside baseball.
  • Hugh wants to discuss the AmazonZappos deal.
  • Amazon Acquisitions and Investments.
  • Is Amazon becoming Wal-Mart.
  • It all ends with a very confusing game of audio linkbait chicken.
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