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A tale of two internets: French v US online culture

Crikey April 21, 2009

What's the European blogger mindset?

The Oprah Effect: 1.2 million new tweeters

Jane Nethercote April 21, 2009

Former <em>Engadget</em> editor-in-chief Ryan Block has done some research to attempt to quantify the “Oprah Effect” — that is, the number of users who signed up for Twitter after Oprah featured the service on her show on Friday.

Turd Blossom’s tweets aren’t even that interesting

Crikey April 21, 2009

We need to take Twitter back from the creepy people. Like Karl Rove, writes <strong>Meghan McCain</strong>.

Why file sharing will save music and movies

Crikey April 20, 2009

Pirate Bay may have lost, but P2P is still the future of distributing movies and music.

Media industry defeats Pirate Bay (for now)

Crikey April 20, 2009

Pirate Bay is the latest in a long list of illegal file-sharing services that have sunk under the assault of the media giants. However, history shows that the popularity of illegal file-sharing is unlikely to wane.

Telstra sets Twitter guidelines

Crikey April 20, 2009

Telstra have written six pages of rules on the use of social media by employees after the Fake Stephen Conry saga.

Download pirates sunk by convictions

Crikey April 20, 2009

After a colourful high-profile trial, file-sharing website Pirate Bay have been found guilty of copyright infringement in a Swedish Court.

American newsroom employment lowest since 1978

Crikey April 17, 2009

Jobs for journalists in the USA have fallen in a serious downward spiral in the last year, but on the plus side online journalism employment rates are up more than 20%.

Oprah tweets amongst us

Crikey April 17, 2009

She hasn't yet tweeted, but Oprah's got a Twitter account now and is not afraid to use it. She already has 52,000 followers.

Second Life starts to grow again

Crikey April 17, 2009

Just when you thought virtual world Second Life was sooo 2007, user numbers have been on the rise again.