Archive | February, 2010

Twitter Feeding Frenzy Coming?

February 24, 2010

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Twitter reasserted itself this week with the publication of two pieces of data designed to blow people’s minds and a rumor that should send a little quiver of excitement up your leg (if you like that sort of thing).

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YouTube Celebrates With a Top Five

February 23, 2010

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YouTube celebrated its fifth birthday on Valentine’s Day. The youtube.com domain name was first registered on 2/15/2005 and the site was bought by Google 20 months later for $1.65 billion.

After the jump check out the top five YouTube videos of all time, including a terrorist, a baby and a history lesson. Have you seen them all?

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Shock! Google Isn’t Infallible!

February 17, 2010

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It has become crystal clear over the last week that Google rushed the introduction of Google Buzz, did little or no external user-testing, and as a result is scrambling to mitigate a massive PR failure.

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Google Kills Twitter

February 10, 2010

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Google killed Twitter today. With the launch of Google Buzz they ruthlessly attacked Twitter’s weaknesses and quietly set the scene for subsequent creeping infiltration into Microsoft’s stronghold in the enterprise market. Buzz is a big deal.

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ValueClick Exits Lead-Gen?

February 3, 2010

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ValueClick this week announced the divestiture of their lead-gen business unit, Web Clients. The stated reason is that ValueClick wants to stay focused on their online marketing services and technology businesses. That’s fair enough, but a look at the history of ValueClick and Web Clients raises questions in the minds of the curious.

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