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Sunday, March 13 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Linguistic Mythbusting: The Fake Language of the Web

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When the New York Times banned the word "Tweet" from it's pages, it marked the first time a major publication had formally rejected a Internet-born branded verb. As new behaviors are created online, our culture struggles with ways to define them and often settles on flawed nomenclature. In this hour we will take a look at some of the most misleading words from the digital lexicon and try to pick a few to banish forever.

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Peter Imbres

VP StrategyPlattionPeter Imbres has been a digital and emerging media strategist for more than 12 years, working with brands like Microsoft, Nike, HP, Yahoo!, Ford, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, AT&T and several others. His holistic approach to digital strategy puts an equal... Read More →

Spike Jones

Sr VP Customer ExperienceChevrolet
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Adam Ostrow

Chief Strategy OfficerMashableAdam Ostrow is Mashable’s Chief Strategy Officer, a role in which he is responsible for defining and implementing strategic initiatives across the organization.
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Augie Ray

Exec Dir of CommunityUSAAAugie is just joining USAA as the Executive Director of Community and Collaboration. He and his team are responsible for leading and coordinating social media efforts. Prior to that, Augie was a Sr. Analyst of Social Computing at Forrester where he researched... Read More →

Sunday March 13, 2011 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Hyatt, TX Ballroom 2-4

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