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Piracy Good: Message To Content Producers

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 for them. Gavin McGarry, Jumpwire Media President told an afternoon panel, “We’re really coming to a place right now where …

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AdamEve.com Argues Over America’s Adult Content Viewing Habits

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 known for not shying away from asking questions about sexual behavior, so it shouldn’t come to anyone’s surprise that in …

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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 a previous letter from Starboard in December, when the shareholder blasted the company’s content strategy. Here’s the new StarBoard letter …

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The One Thing You Absolutely Need To Know About Writing For The Web

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 Times story, which Forbes also covered with a different title, only to see more shares and traffic than the original …

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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 Post, Mashable, MSNBC.com, MTV News, Pixable, Sporting News (which will actually launch next month) and the Today Show. “Since we …

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Narrative Science, The Robotic Content Farm, Generates Articles From Tweets

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 what Narrative Science does, is produce stories from computers. “We tell the story behind the data,” its description said. “Our …

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Yahoo C.O.R.E. Aims To Personalize The Reader Experience In Pandora Fashion

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). “More than 13 million personalized story combinations are delivered every single day on the Yahoo.com Today module, and it happens …

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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 Motor Trend. Here’s what the Motor Trend Channel will offer users: Get your automotive adrenaline charge right here on the …

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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 of Twitter and Facebook, the fact is, they are still great sources of information, even if a lot of them …

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Modern Warfare 3 DLC Hits For Call Of Duty Elite Premium Subscribers

Modern Warfare 3’s “content season” is now officially upon us, as the first DLC is now available. The only catch is that it is only available to Call of Duty Elite PREMIUM members. Call of Duty Elite, of course, is the gaming network built around Modern Warfare 3’s release. It allows players to access detailed statistics, as well as various …

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