I received yesterday an email for Xing, the openBC (open Business Club). Xing.com is a business networking service like LinkedIn. I wrote during the last 6 months or so two pieces about the two services and compared the offers and features. The email I got from Xing was an invitation to become part of the […]
MySpace is now rotating presidential candidate profiles in their “Cool New People” section located in different places throughout the site including the homepage. They seem to be featuring candidate profiles that are also featured in their new political section, Impact. Kudos to MySpace for not only giving exposure to high profile candidates like Barack Obama […]
Riding on the coatails of their recently launched Political Vlog, YouTube has gone one step further by allowing you to have a two-way dialog with the future Presidents of the United States. In the YouChoose section of their website, videos from Presidential hopefuls like Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will be displayed and YouTube users […]
The CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother has scored big wins on MySpace and YouTube by weaving storylines from the show online. Their first success is with a MySpace “fan” page for Robin Sparkles, a fake 1980’s Canadian pop star, which is the embarrassing secret alter-ego for one of the main characters.
An article in the eMarketer newsletter today predicts that the “four big portals” (Google, Yahoo!, AOL, MSN) are grabbing an increasing share of online ad spending: Add to that a fifth contestant, MySpace, which is rapidly moving from “social networking” site to a portal play. The mainstreaming of MySpace is all-but-complete complete with the launch […]
MySpace enjoys an overwhelming 80.74% share of the ever-expanding social web (in the US) according to a report released by Hitwise this week. The share of total Internet visits to the Top 20 Social Networking sites grew 11.5% from January to February 2007, leaving social networking with a total Internet marketshare of 6.5%. MySpace and […]
and who is MBL, DIGG and what-not anyway? The MyBlogLog hype is pretty much over by now it is also not everything as peachy with them as it used to be. The issues with the security holes that were uncovered and the banning of the user from the Network that uncovered them, privacy issues about data […]
Dave Naffziger posted a list of 183 Sites and Blogs of the Alexa’s Top 10,000 that are banned from Digg.com. Now it seems that the ban at least for ReveNews.com was lifted. I found out during the work on an article that made a case against the Digg bans. I used some content of my […]
Do you believe that? I was working on a longer article about the Digg.com bans, because ReveNews.com, a blogger News site with over 20 Bloggers was banned from digg.com because of one authors action. Multiple attempts were made to get the site unbanned without success. I needed a screen shot that shows the message that […]
Jeremy posted a bit over a week ago at his ShoeMoney.com blog his answer to the question: “Are you a SEO or not? You say you are not yet sometimes you say you are? SEO FLIPFLOPER!” The answer might be confusing for some, but made me chuckle.