Why traditional media editors will turn to bloggers for articles in the future. Social media = content PLUS audience.
Podcaster Leo Laporte explaining how much income and expenses he has for This Week in Technology podcasts: he makes $1.5 million per year, doubling every year and spends $350,000 on costs including 7 staff.
Social Network Games and Twitter: MediaHunter very cleverly points out how fake the “Gosh, I’m almost as big as CNN” video from Ashton Kutcher was. The blog post outlines the time line and the “spontaneous” (read:NOT) nature of engagement from all concerned, including the company that donated just so happened to be able to donate […]
Social network Twitter tool used in organising riots in Moldova. From CNN: Moldova: Romania to blame for Twitter riots Protests over Moldova’s election have gathered pace, fueled by Facebook and Twitter. Vladimir Voronin described riots in the Moldovan capital Chisinau against his ruling Communist party’s victory in Sunday elections as “very serious” and pledged to […]
… but not on Heritage Media.TweetGrid video (click HIGH DEFINITION on YouTube site if you want to read words clearly) First. The bombings in Mumbai are shocking. Loss of life, fear, a tragedy being played out live is not Entertainment. CNN seems to be covering the hotel damage more than the people lost but to […]
I wrote a few paragraphs recently for The Venture Group newsletter – the pdfs from that issue are gone, but what I wrote seems to be popular. Note the top right: in the next years the market for web 2.0 companies will get standardized. It seems to me that investment companies really do want to […]
From CrikeyMedia on YouTube In online communities, years ago, we used to use the politically incorrect term “Forum or Admin Nazi” to denote a forum moderator that deletes content due to either a) a rigid interpretation of the rules or b) makes up the rules as they go along. An example of a) would be […]
Every social network needs an etiquette statement *ignores the new-agey feel-goodies* Social networks are about trust and integrity and values. That would be shared values. Only we don’t share each others values. You might find a potty mouthed comedian funny: I just think he needs his mouth washed out. Differing ideas of right and wrong […]