Edelman Articles

Plagiarism and Full Text Feeds

Unsurprisingly, The Boston Globe says that online plagiarism is rampant in the blog world.

BBC Opens an API

The BBC has launched an experimental API for software developers. An API is basically a data stream.

A Case Study in The Transient Web?

Remember when I wrote about the transient nature of the Web? It might be happening to YouTube.

RentAThing, Portable Reputation Management

Dave Chiu and Didier Hilhorst are proposing the rollout of a special personal reputation management system called RentAThing that would follow you wherever you go both online and off.

The Shift in Trust

The BBC and Reuters published Trust in The Media (PDF):

Marketers Experimenting with Emerging Channels

According to a new report from Forrester Research most marketers are relying less on new forms of interactive media than they are the tried and true.

MySpace, Facebook Go Mobile

What do you get when you combine two of the biggest tech trends today – social networking and mobile?

Google Juice 101

Leslie Walker at the Washington Post explains how how to boost a web site’s rank by increasing its Google Juice.

A Social Network for Feed Fans

Feed Collectors is a site where users can collect and share their RSS feeds in a social network environment.

Palopia: the Next FaceBook or MySpace?

The Daily Trojan, the USC student newspaper, profiles Palopia founder Trent Bigelow (no relation to Deuce).

Blogging Causes Trash Problems in China

The Peoples Daily, the most influential and authoritative newspaper in China, tackles to blog or not to blog.

Accelerating the Conversation

When I joined Edelman earlier this year, Richard Edelman made it clear on his blog that digital is the future of the agency.

Put Digg on Your Google Home Page

Digg has an official module for the Google Personalized Home Page that’s pretty neat.

Del.icio.us Mobile
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Here’s a great tip I picked up from BlackBerry Hacks, a book by Dave Mabe.

The Transient Web

I have been on the Web for 12 years now and the Internet for many more, going all the way back to BBSs, CompuServe and Genie.

Go Tag Yourself on Ziki

Ziki.com is a new entry into the social networking space. It connects people based on how they tag themselves.

Bloggers Impact Brands in Europe

According to a new report from Jupiter, the growth of consumer created content has already had a wide influence and may seriously impact on brand communications in Europe.

Males Are the Predominate RSS Users

The Media 2.0 blog breaks down a bunch of really interesting statistics from the latest AdAge Interactive Fact Pack (PDF):

The State of the Podosphere

Feedburner says there are more than 1.6 million aggregate subscribers to FeedBurner-managed podcasts, and this number has more than doubled in the past six months.

Local News, Google Maps Mashed Up

Riddle me this. What do you get when you combine Google News RSS feeds, your zip code and Google Maps?

Fear Not

Anil Dash describes how to address corporate fear of blogging: