Groundswell- No Other but Time Warner

December 3, 2008

GroundswellWhat Is Groundswell?

It’s a book by two Forrester analysts with practical, data-based strategies for companies that want to harness the power of social technologies like blogs, social networks, and YouTube. Featuring 25 full case studies, a complete road map for social strategy, and data from around the world. Learn more about the book, download an excerpt, or see our reviews.

http://www.forrester.com/Groundswell

So that was just so that you know where I am coming from when I talk about the Groundswell, which is just a wave of Social Media that has hit and is not going to wash away. Time Warner is using the Groundswell in that it is a huge part of the Groundswell already. Time Warner works through websites for a vast amount of its company. Entertainment has jumped on the Groundswell wave with full force, with Time Warner right in the middle of it.

For example:

 I can read about my movies, television shows, and other entertainment on www.moviefone.com

I can read celebrity gossip and news on www.popeater.com

I can access the latest fashion on www.instyle.com

I can search directions for my next trip on www.mapquest.com

Everything that Time Warner does is online as well as in the traditional versions of TV, news, and magazine, etc. Also, Time Warner interacts with its audience through questions and comments features. They provide social networking sites online like www.bebo.com The Groundswell is popular with many Corporations and Companies these days, but when I think about the sites and aspects of the Groundswell; I think of who? No other but Time Warner!

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