Come April 15 Twitter will only display tweets of verified users on its For You page. This is definitely news for artists, musicians, and…
The birth of a meme
It is common knowledge that Twitter has become a vital source of breaking news and a generator of memes that spread throughout the internet….
A cellphone & the power of the blogosphere
I’m a gadget freak. Need the latest with most buttons. Gotta have Gotta have… you know how it is. It’s an expensive little vice…
Linklove: what big media can learn from bloggers
The fundamental art of linking is something online media could learn from the blogosphere….
Without linking there wouldn’t be an internet. It’s the web of links that leads a user from website-to-website that essentially creates the thing we know as the world wide web. Many commercial online media publishers hate linking from their websites to the “outside”, especially when there’s a competitor involved. It’s a protective, “walled garden” mentality, prevalent in many traditional media businesses, which doesn’t translate particularly well on the wild world wide web. It’s pretty silly, because linking is the whole point of the web.
This where the blogosphere could teach online publishers a thing or two…. read on
Imagine a world where you could actively sell advertising on archived content. Well, it’s here. Content on a website should never die. Never, ever. To delete content on a website is a waste. Online articles and their links should be permanent. In the world of the dead tree, articles have limited lifespans. You read your paper, then it’s used to wrap fish and chips, is thrown in the rubbish bin, or lives a lonely life of obscurity in some dusty library archive….