Today in Connected Consumer

I’m at the paidContent 2012: At The Crossroads conference in New York today so posting will be light. You can follow the discussion at #pc2012. Here are a few early highlights: Forrester Research VP and principal analyst James McQuivey makes the salient point that, while content may still be king in the digital world, “the platform is the new throne” and can “make or unmake the king at any time.” And, while Facebook investors may be up in arms over the company’s botched IPO, publishers continue to experiment with the social network as a media platform.