Web 2.0 Summit Articles

Can Twitter Beat Facebook and Google+? Can Twitter Beat Facebook and Google+?
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As you might imagine, there’s been a lot of talk about social networks at the Web 2.0 Summit, and particularly the escalating three-way battle among Facebook, Google and Twitter. While Google and Facebook have had their fair share of announcements …

Is Twitter Smart to Ditch the Suggested User List?
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Twitter CEO Evan Willams made some comments at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco that have some Twitter enthusiasts in debate. He reportedly said that he wants to retire the Suggested User List (SUL) as the company prepares to launch its highly anticipated "Lists" feature.

Google to be More Transparent in 2009
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Matt Cutts of Google’s Search Quality Team made a post on the Google Webmaster Blog indicating that a goal of his this year is to make Google more transparent and to communicate more.

Facebook Trying To Acquire Twitter Is Setup For Failure

Kara Swisher has written a tremendous post on Facebook’s quiet attempt at acquiring Twitter. It inspired me to share my thoughts on the subject.

Web 2.0 Expo Preview

The expo is at the Moscone West in San Francisco from April 15 – 18. Whatever your definition of Web 2.0 is, looking at some of the high profile exhibitors from Adobe and AOL to Zoho and everyone else in between, It is worth taking note of. The expo is co-sponsored by O’Reilly Media and CMP Technololgy.

Things I Learned at the Web 2.0 Summit

After a weekend to reflect, I’ve come up with the Top 10 Things I Learned at the Web 2.0 Summit that was put on by O’Reilly and hosted by John Battelle.

Malik Decries Web 2.0 Fatigue, Pixie Dust

As the big Web 2.0 event changes from “Conference” to “Summit,” the whole Web 2.0 meme may be approaching “old and busted” status; so far the “new hotness” to replace it has yet to emerge.