Barack Obama says blogs have no serious fact checking, no context – also noted is that an undercover Huffington Post blogger got damaging information by sneaking into a “no-Press” event.
Australian developer, Dean Collins (and friend of mine) is being sued by Twitter.
Establishing revenue and monetization from free social media sites – Craigslist is hitting $100 million this year. Online Communities and Social Networks may yet show Rupert Murdoch a thing or two. Including the new rivers of gold?
After the radio interview with Tony Delroy a few days ago, I’ve had an inordinate number of requests for information on social lending and microfinancing sites. Particularly Australian p2p banks. Remember a bank holds money that the community members have each – for example, salaries, or savings. Then the bank manager takes the community money […]
Virtual World Terrorists in World Of Warcraft – Homeland security are linking to a report that quotes articles from Australian High Tech Crimes about terrorists using WoW for training.
Just a quick note on a prediction regarding Advertising revenue and online communities: An old article via Marketing Vox but worth watching to see how close they get next year: Ad Spend on Social Networks to Reach $2B in 2010 Ad spending on U.S. social-networking sites in 2007 is expected to reach $865 million, up […]
From Scobleizer TV Lots of interesting content in here. I’m particularly taken with their – admittedly a bit fluffy – overview of social currency and the value of a large following vs reach vs velocity to PR and influence measurers. But the part I keep thinking about, is the first bit. The discussion on why […]
AUSTRALIA: I’m not sure if I’ll have time to do exact end-of-year statistics for Facebook so here they are a bit early. 3 million 9 hundred and 55 thousand, 960 Australians on Facebook. I guess we’ll be exactly at 4 million early in the New Year? No wonder Facebook are opening an office in Australia. […]