Kevin Rose has resigned from Digg. The founder and former CEO who helped put in place the debacle of Digg V4 is founding a new startup with a $1mil+ round of funding according to Techcrunch.
Despite age restrictions on most social media sites, children below the TOS age are finding ways to get on social media sites such as Facebook. The age restrictions are normally under the adult age, so even “legal” use of social media puts young people on
Times have most certainly changed. Gone are the days of searching a phone book or yellow pages to find a local restaurant or business, technology has replaced the need for paper location searches with search engines that have upped their ante through adding local searches.
One of the biggest challenges facing businesses today is adjusting to the use of the Internet as a community and conversational tool rather than simply a broadcasting medium. It’s human nature to want to “belong” with other like-minded people. As a result, groups have been
When AOL bought Techcrunch back in September, 2010, they announced it with a story titled, “We Got Techcrunch!” The first thing that came to mind was, “Yes, but do you really know what you’re getting?”
ReadWriteWeb has over 30,000. Techcrunch has over 170,000. Mashable has over 450,000. None of them are leet.
If you’d come up to me just a couple days ago and asked if Digg were going to survive for the long haul, I’d have sadly opined, “No.” After lobbing a few hand grenades in the form of questions at (relatively) new CEO Matt Williams
It happened. I got hooked. Despite all of the discipline that I put into making sure I don’t click on unfamiliar links on Twitter or Facebook, I ended up clicking on a headline that was so outrageous, so OMG, that my right index finger was
Twitter is a realm of news, sharing, and communication. It can also be an excellent venue for marketing and promoting a brand message. As Bing learned, attempting to sneak marketing into news of a tragedy under the guise of good intentions is an insult to
If you hadn’t heard, Twitter is a pretty big site. It may not be Facebook in either the number of users or the average time that users spend on it, but those who are passionate about Twitter are ever-attached, always Tweeting, and watching everything that