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The 10 commandments of social media

June 12, 2009

Written by @moses on a tablet somewhere in cyberspace

… and that’s the good news

June 12, 2009

Has reading about the GFC, flu pandemics, war in the Middle East and Gordon Ramsay in the news every day got you down? AOL and Sears have teamed up to create Good News Now, a news site that only reports good news. Kill us now.

What makes a successful cultural blog?

What makes a successful cultural blog?

June 12, 2009

No longer the new kids on the online media block, how do bloggers keep innovating? Angela Meyer lists six ingredients for a successful cultural blog (must bring own passion).

Massive lay-offs at MySpace

Massive lay-offs at MySpace

June 12, 2009

Inside sources say MySpace may be preparing to lay-off at least 25% of their staff.

Adelaide newspaper launches online

June 11, 2009

Adelaide's weekly email newspaper, the Independent Weekly has launched a daily online edition, In Daily.

Germany’s online cop on the beat

June 11, 2009

German authorities are planning a system of "online emergency telephones" for those that stumble across egregious content online.

Facebook set to add vanity URLs

June 11, 2009

The social media world is all abuzz with the news that Facebook will soon allow users to personalise their URLs ( eg facebook.com/yourname). But it's just another case of digital narcissism, says Robert Cringely.

Craigslist‘s revenue: $100m? More like $300m

June 11, 2009

The press are all excited over a report that online classified site Craigslist will defy market trends to make $100m this year -- but Wired crunch the numbers and come up with a much higher figure.

<em>HuffPo</em>: liberal but sexist?

HuffPo: liberal but sexist?

June 11, 2009

Exactly what do nipple slips and boob jobs have to do with liberal politics? asks the Washington City Paper.

How the NBA is using social media

How the NBA is using social media

June 10, 2009

The sporting world, like everyone else, is jumping on the social media bandwagon. But in the NBA, there are a handful of teams doing a better job of reaching out to fans than others.