The Growing Impact of Social Media #Infographic

Morrison & Foerster's popular Socially Aware Blog is out this week with a thought-provoking infographic that delves into Americans' increasing obsession with social media, along with their increasingly fractured attention spans.

The amount of time the average person spent monthly on social networking more than doubled between 2006 and 2011 – from 2.7 hours to 6.9 hours

More than half of TV viewers are multi-tasking in front of the tube: 61% of viewers surf the Internet while watching TV; 29% use Facebook while in front of the TV

Social media now accounts for 18% of time spent [...]

Video Recap from The Wall Street Journal Office Hours With The Accelerators

Friday I joined fellow Wall Street Journal Accelerators to participate in the first online office hours. During the officer hours we would answer questions from the viewers about what it takes to launch a startup, finding a technical cofounder and more. We used spreecast to host the live video chat. If you missed it, you can watch the recap below.

In this  Spreecast video chat from Friday Nov., 16,  Alexa Hirschfeld, co-founder of Paperless Post, talks about where she finds inspiration; Ben Huh, CEO and founder of Cheezburger Inc., offers tips for finding a suitable co-founder; and  [...]

The Wall Street Journal Launches The Accelerators; Online Mentorship From Startup Gurus

The Wall Street Journal launches a new "online forum" to provide mentorship and advice to startups and entrepreneurs. The online forum is called "The Accelerators". The Accelerators will feature 20 individuals ranging from "successful entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, and technology and business thinkers". Among the list of thinkers, investors include, Kevin Colleran, Bill Gurley, Steve Blank, Alexa Hirschfeld, Brad Feld, Charles Hudson, Michael Lazerow, Naval Ravikant, and myself.

I have been selected to be one of the 20 contributors of The Accelerators and looking [...]