Crikey! The Ads!

Crikey.com.au makes $100,000 from their crappy site! From Tom Worthington’s blog Net Traveller: Crikey.com founder, Stephen Mayne, gave a talk on Online journalism and its impact on traditional media, 29 August 2007 at the National Library of Australia in Canberra. He discussed how online journalism is changing traditional media and politics and if user-generated Web…

Shared Knowledge: Social Branding in Wikipedia

I spy with my little eye: CalTech graduate student Virgil Griffith built a search tool that traces IP addresses of those who make Wikipedia changes. Photo: Jake Appelbaum Awesome: On November 17th, 2005, an anonymous Wikipedia user deleted 15 paragraphs from an article on e-voting machine-vendor Diebold, excising an entire section critical of the company’s…

Australia: voiceanddata.com.au interview: – Whirlpool.net.au

I did an interview with Andrew Collins for voiceanddata.com.au a while ago. Just found it today. I really need to set that Yahoo pipes thing up properly for my name – Google Alerts sucks. In the interview, I talked about the impact of anti-marketing by customers on companies.: Social networks strategist Laurel Papworth also agrees,…

Australia AdNews: Online communities and The Parent’s Jury customer advocacy

Remember when I was talking about consumer advocacy groups online and how organised they are? Here’s another example – from the same group, The Parent’s Jury: Parents condemn Shrek marketing SYDNEY: Kellogg, Arnott’s and SPC are among several junk food marketers accused of saturating the country’s supermarket shelves with Shrek the Third marketing paraphernalia this…

Australia: Social Networks impacting traditional Advertising

Hint: The poledancing bit is at the end, last paragraph.When I spoke about the ‘fourth’ sector impacting Not For Profits, I was mostly talking about people coming together in an informal yet organised way. Informal because they may not take the time to register an Organisation or have a Memorandum of Intent or whatever those…

TV: Joost and the Advertisers

The picture has nothing to do with anything, I just thought it was funny. 😛Latest Joost press release in all it’s glory: Advertising innovators embrace Joost™ Thirty-two blue-chip advertisers on board for launch New York – April 26, 2007 – Joost™, the world’s first broadcast-quality Internet television service, today announced that it has signed 32…

A little bit of sedition

The New York Times tried to block British subscribers from reading online articles about the airline terror suspects due to British court laws. It won’t work because there’s waaaaay too many aggregators blogging on about this stuff. Plus, of course, The Cloak can hide your identity and therefore give you anonymous access – they have…

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