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Memo to journos: why you can’t trust Wikipedia #569

Memo to journos: why you can’t trust Wikipedia #569

May 8, 2009 1

A 22-year-old Irish sociology student managed to trap a good slice of the worldʼs media, including Australian outlets, by messing with a Wikipedia entry. Yes, the oldest trick online trick in the book.

Sunrise, Cisco and the “Internet is full” astroturfing campaign

May 5, 2009 7

The Internet is full. Or so Channel Seven's Sunrise informed their viewers. And in doing so, Sunrise has been badly duped.

Hate sites attack hated brands. Shock.

May 1, 2009

Hate sites. Hates sites everywhere! Attacking idolised Aussie brands like ... McDonalds ... and ... Amex. Well done Daily Tele.

MySpace accepts the fish Facebook rejects

April 24, 2009

Former Facebook COO is poised to become the new CEO of rival MySpace, a controvertial iPhone app shakes a stir, and the Pirate Bay trial could sail again.

Amazon fails the Twitter test

April 17, 2009

Amazon suffered PR carnage when they failed to adequately respond to the mysterious disappearance of gay and lesbian books from their sales lists. Why weren't they following Twitter?

Google powered laptops, Crackberry fans rejoice

April 3, 2009

Google powered laptops ... Crackberry fans rejoice ... Crowdsourcing search fails

China blocks YouTube … Google lay off staff … Skype on the iPhone?

March 27, 2009 2

Our weekly column from the world of the Web.

Everyone hates the new Facebook … Will ACMA ban Google?

March 20, 2009 3

Our weekly column from the world of the Web.

Underbelly shoots pirates … What is Apple planning next?

March 13, 2009

Our weekly column from the world of the Web.

Facebook’s new look … Are Filter plans over? … News.com.au fails at the Internet

March 6, 2009

Our new weekly column from the world of the Web.