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Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks
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Let’s face it: infographics are a dime a dozen these days. In a typical day of internet scouring, you’re likely to see various infographics covering a plethora of topics – from Facebook to football, from sex to sedentary lifestyles. You …

Would You Watch an Original Series Inside Twitter? Would You Watch an Original Series Inside Twitter?

No, we’re not talking about a reality show based on the people that make Twitter run (although there’s an idea) – we’re talking about a show that is debuted, streamed, and shared all within the walls of the service. Yep, …

Facebook Delves Deep Into The Reporting Process Facebook Delves Deep Into The Reporting Process

With 900+ million people on the site, it’s inevitable that someone is going to post something that offends your sensibilities. And although Facebook has systems in place to weed out content that violates their terms of service, the company has …

Facebook: Despite Alarmist Statuses, We Still Don’t Own Your Content Facebook: Despite Alarmist Statuses, We Still Don’t Own Your Content
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Facebook has taken it upon themselves to comment on a recent viral status update that you may or may not have seen floating around your parts in the past couple of days. The status varies a bit, but usually takes …

Automated Insights: Computers May Not Replace Human Writers, As Long As Perspectives Exist Automated Insights: Computers May Not Replace Human Writers, As Long As Perspectives Exist
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There are companies currently providing machine-generated content to various sites and businesses – articles created by machines rather than humans. Some wonder if the future of journalism is auto-generated content, and if journalists will be out of jobs because of …

Post – Google Penguin Update Content Tips Endorsed By Matt Cutts Post – Google Penguin Update Content Tips Endorsed By Matt Cutts
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Marc Ensign published a good blog post about staying on good terms with Google, in the post-Penguin world. There are plenty of posts out there on this topic. I’ve seen a fair amount of pretty good ones, but this one …

Do You Want Your News Written And Personalized By Robots? Do You Want Your News Written And Personalized By Robots?

I find Narrative Science to be a fascinating company for a variety of reasons, and the more I read about them, the more fascinated I am. I really don’t know if what they’re doing is going to change the future …

Will The “Next Web” Belong To Yahoo? Will The “Next Web” Belong To Yahoo?

Yahoo Chief Product Officer, Blake Irving, spoke about “the next web” (not the technology blog) at the Adobe Digital Marketing Summit last week. Yahoo has posted a “concise version” of his opening remarks from he event, in which he talks …

Curator’s Code: Can Content Curation Really Be Standardized? Curator’s Code: Can Content Curation Really Be Standardized?
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Let me preface this by saying that I am all for giving credit where credit is due on the web. However, people are trying to develop standards for online content curation and attribution on the web, and I just don’t …

Content More Memorable When Shared By Close Friends Content More Memorable When Shared By Close Friends

Data suggests that content and ideas online spread most effectively through large numbers of people sharing with small groups. There is little supporting data to prove that influencers are the best way to go viral and share information online. The …

Content Experience In Cars Could Drive Apple Content Experience In Cars Could Drive Apple
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No, Apple isn’t getting into the car business. Yet. But it is believed that the Cupertino-based company may be working on the development of an in-dash system for the automotive industry. A Chinese headhunting firm was recently hired by Apple …

Yahoo Small Business Advisor Launches Yahoo Small Business Advisor Launches
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Yahoo has launched a new site called Yahoo Small Business Advisor with tools and information for entrepreneurs. It includes tips from celebrity entrepreneurs, such as chef Ming Tsai. The site was launched in beta late last year, but it’s apparently …

Piracy Good: Message To Content Producers Piracy Good: Message To Content Producers
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Content producers at a conference in Ottawa recently received a surprising message. Piracy is good. Canadian Indie producers were told at a media conference on Thursday that illegal downloading of content actually secures more business and reveals new emerging markets …

AdamEve.com Argues Over America’s Adult Content Viewing Habits AdamEve.com Argues Over America’s Adult Content Viewing Habits
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We do a lot of articles about a certain company with an Apple as their logo. This is not the one we usually report about. AdamEve.com claims to be America’s most trusted source for adults products. The company is well …

Big AOL Shareholder Starboard Wants New AOL Board, AOL Not So Much Big AOL Shareholder Starboard Wants New AOL Board, AOL Not So Much

Starboard, one of AOL’s biggest shareholders (5.2%) is apparently unhappy with AOL’s current board, and wrote a letter to the company nominating five new board members. AOL disagrees with Starboard’s assessment that these changes are needed. The whole thing follows …

The One Thing You Absolutely Need To Know About Writing For The Web The One Thing You Absolutely Need To Know About Writing For The Web
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Titles are incredibly important when you’re writing for the web. Startup Stats CEO Nick O’Neill wrote an interesting blog post discussing the importance of titling articles on the Internet in which he looks at an example of a New York …

Facebook Open Graph Apps: A Bunch Of New Ones Facebook Open Graph Apps: A Bunch Of New Ones

Facebook announced a new round of Open Graph apps that will help users populate their timelines by sharing the content they’re consuming. The new round includes apps from Buzzfeed, CBS Local (LA and NY), CMT, The Daily Show, GetGlue, Huffington …

Narrative Science, The Robotic Content Farm, Generates Articles From Tweets Narrative Science, The Robotic Content Farm, Generates Articles From Tweets
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We first reported on Narrative Science at the height of the big content farm discussion, prior to Google’s release of the Panda Update about a year ago. We asked if the next wave of content farms would eliminate humans, as …

Yahoo C.O.R.E. Aims To Personalize The Reader Experience In Pandora Fashion Yahoo C.O.R.E. Aims To Personalize The Reader Experience In Pandora Fashion
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Yahoo has a new page you can go to and see how many people are on the Yahoo homepage at any given time, as well as the most viewed stories by gender, age group, interest and city (for select cities). …

YouTube Adds New Automotive Channels, Ups Original Content Offerings YouTube Adds New Automotive Channels, Ups Original Content Offerings

YouTube has always been a good place for automotive fanatics, and today YouTube is announcing the addition of a couple new car channels, one of which sports a brand you may recognize. The first new channel comes to you from …

Does Your Favorite Blog Make a Statement About You? Does Your Favorite Blog Make a Statement About You?

If you’re a regular, or even semi-regular web user, there are undoubtedly a number of favorite sites you have, including those that would be considered blogs. Even though there have been questions about the sustainability of blogs in a world …