Marketing wonk Seth Godin, author of Purple Cow and Small is the New Big among others, published an amusing post today citing WebMetricsGuru's tweak of Andy Warhol's often quoted quip about 15 minutes of fame. WebMetricsGuru figures that rather than giving everyone 15 minutes, we should be alotted 15 Megabytes of fame. Godin jokes that Mb might be off too - how about 15Gigabytes? [Read More...]
Sure, why not? But I think they've all got it wrong. In a world obsessed with reality TV, where user generated content is the water cooler topic du jour, and where anyone can blog or post their most intimate details to their MySpace profile, I suspect that in the future (in the now???) everyone will get their shot at 15 minutes of privacy.