Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

A National Association of Realtors job posting for a "social media manager" has touched off a maelstrom of online commentary at several real estate blog sites. Depending on whose comment you read, the new position should either be applauded as a move to bring the association up to speed in engaging in online industry conversations; raise questions about whether the motives are to squelch Realtors' digital dialog rather than promote it; or be condemned for arriving at the Web 2.0 party too late. Among the job duties, according to the post at Monster.com: "Monitor real estate industry and related social media, facilitate NAR's participation in external blogs and social media," and "maintain, evolve and enforce NAR's social media policies and guidelines.&quo...