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Twitter audience is exploding, but no-one's sticking around

CrikeyApr 29, 2009

A study has found that over 60% of people who sign up to Twitter have stopped using the service a month later.

Swine flu hysteria pulls 10,000 tweets per hour

CrikeyApr 29, 2009

Twitter is recording about 10,000 tweets about "swine flu" per hour.

Web services drained by unprofitable third world countries

CrikeyApr 29, 2009

Sites like YouTube and Facebook are seeing unprecendent growth in the developing world, but these countries drain their servers and generate little ad revenue. What is the socially minded Web2.0 to do?

Facebook's missing fingers

CrikeyApr 28, 2009

Facebook is totally awesome except for the whole work/friends/family thing. Here are five things that the social networking site is missing.

Facebook opens site to developers

CrikeyApr 28, 2009

Facebook are opening up streams of content such as user status updates to third-party developers so they can build new services on top of it -- and presumably become even more like Twitter.

Facebook fame-mongering blogger breaks the law

CrikeyApr 27, 2009

Fame-mongering bloggeratti Julia Allison got her mates at Facebook to do her some favours... and it looks like they might have broken the social networking site's laws.

Swine flu: Twitter's power to misinform

CrikeyApr 27, 2009

There are quite a few reasons to be concerned about Twitter's role in facilitating an unnecessary global panic about swine flu.

What Times readers really care about

What Times readers really care about

Jane NethercoteApr 27, 2009

Everyone loves a wordle -- and everyone loves to see what readers actually read (as opposed to what they purport to read).

Subscriber only: how to make paywalls work

CrikeyApr 24, 2009

The Wall Street Journal was a pioneer of subscriber-only content and they did it really, really well... what happened?

Sacked journos get new (albeit poorer) life online

CrikeyApr 24, 2009

Are you a recently laid off journalist? Are you seeking a future? Salvation is here on the internets! Start your own news site and begin your fabulous new and much poorer life online...

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