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Google Recruits Advertisers To Google+, Promises Greater Returns

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 Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Google Recruits Advertisers To Google+, Promises Greater Returns (Independent)Google is promising...
Google Recruits Advertisers To Google+, Promises Greater Returns

Commutist podcast: War tweets, Google TV 3 and Nexus 4

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On this week’s episode of our weekly podcast, we bring in Mathew Ingram to examine the fascinating and bizarre concept of Israel live tweeting its military actions. And then on a less serious note, we get all Google-y with Janko Roettgers about what the new Google TV 3.0 means for...
Commutist podcast: War tweets, Google TV 3 and Nexus 4

Dropbox Adds Key Feature That Supposedly Made Megaupload Illegal: Link To Download

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Popular cloud service provider Dropbox has announced the ability to share stuff in your Dropbox with a link. This is not a revolutionary offering. It's actually pretty common and can be quite useful for simple sharing of files. But, as Mathew Ingram noted, this is exactly part of the reason...
Dropbox Adds Key Feature That Supposedly Made Megaupload Illegal: Link To Download

Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter

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NOTE: This week’s episode of the GigaOM Weekly News Wrap-Up was recorded on the morning of Thursday, April 18, prior to the heavy police activity that followed later that night. On this week’s show, we look at the media landscape in the aftermath of the Boston terror attack. How does...
Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter

Boot up: Street View at speed, iPhone rumours, email client breakdown, and more

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Plus Mendeley users grumble, tablets fragment, China complains about Surface warranty (already?) and moreA burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamGoogle Street View Hyperlapse >> Teehan+Lax LabsA Teehan+Lax Labs experiment for creating interactive Google Street View hyper-lapse animations. Learn more about this...
Boot up: Street View at speed, iPhone rumours, email client breakdown, and more

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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This week we got emotional over the news: Google elicited cries of protest when it announced the shutdown of its much-beloved Google Reader. But don’t worry — our own Mathew Ingram has already moved on, and he’ll tell you how you can too. In the meantime check out our latest batch...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

All Journalism Is Tech Journalism Now

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I am about to commit an act of meta-journalism. I’m sorry. I hate meta-journalism. I unfollowed GigaOm’s Mathew Ingram (a fine writer) on Twitter some time ago because I could not muster any more interest in articles about articles and blog posts about blogging. I believe that journalists (like people...
All Journalism Is Tech Journalism Now

E-Book Smackdown: Who Should Control Pricing—Publishers Or Amazon?

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A couple of years ago, with Amazon steadily pushing down the prices of e-books, the fortunes of the big book publishers were sinking fast. Then Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) came along and helped enable publishers to set their own prices for their e-books across platforms. That model, known as agency...
E-Book Smackdown: Who Should Control Pricing—Publishers Or Amazon?

It's Not About Whether Amateur Internet Journalism Is Good Or Bad, But That It Happens And Will Continue To Happen

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There's been a lot of hand-wringing among the types of people who hand-wring about these things, that there was a flurry of activity on Reddit and Twitter late last night / early this morning believing that one of the suspects in the Boston Bombings was Sunil Tripathi, a Brown student...
It's Not About Whether Amateur Internet Journalism Is Good Or Bad, But That It Happens And Will Continue To Happen

Does Setting Up A Paywall Suddenly Make Your Readers Erudite & Intellectual vs. Crass & Tacky?

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We've seen all sorts of bizarre defenses of paywalls for newspapers, but I think this latest one might be the strangest. Melanie Coulson, a senior editor at the Ottawa Citizen, which recently added a paywall, makes the argument that paywalls are needed to get newspapers to stop competing for pageviews...
Does Setting Up A Paywall Suddenly Make Your Readers Erudite & Intellectual vs. Crass & Tacky?

Facebook, Waze acquisition talks break down: which big tech company will step in?

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Everyone wants to know: which major tech company is going to acquire Waze, the crowdsourced mapping data company? Well, new reports indicate that it likely won’t be Facebook, with AllThingsD reporting that talks between the two companies broke down over whether the Israel-based startup would relocate to Menlo Park, Calif....
Facebook, Waze acquisition talks break down: which big tech company will step in?

More Video From paidContent 2012

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I'm not feeling well today so instead of fun friday or feature friday, I'm going to post another video from the paidContent 2012 conference. When Mathew Ingram and I got off the stage, the paidContent folks asked us to continue our conversation for a bit longer for the camera back...
More Video From paidContent 2012

An attack on WikiLeaks is an implicit attack on media

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You don’t have to embrace Julian Assange as a kindred spirit to believe that what he did in publishing those cables falls under the protection of the First Amendment. –Former NYT executive editor Bill Keller, in an email to GigaOm’s Mathew Ingram in response to a post by Ingram entitled...
An attack on WikiLeaks is an implicit attack on media

Can We Build a Distributed Trust Network?

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Mathew Ingram posted an interview with Craig Newmark (the Craig of craigslist fame) in which the latter argued that what the web needs is a “distributed trust network” to manage our online reputations. As it happens, this is an idea that has occupied me for several years. So I figured it was about...
Can We Build a Distributed Trust Network?
Buying Tumblr might make Yahoo cool -- but buying Pinterest might have made more sense

Fake Sandy Tweets Spark Widespread Debate About The Limits Of Free Speech

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Yesterday we had a post about Shashank Tripathi, the "internet jackass" who, posting under the name @comfortablysmug on Twitter, shared some bogus reports during Hurricane Sandy, such as claiming that the NY Stock Exchange floor was flooded and that the local power company was preemptively turning off power. The story...
Fake Sandy Tweets Spark Widespread Debate About The Limits Of Free Speech

Print is not magical - online papers can exercise a watchdog role

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The decision to turn one of America's most famous daily newspapers, the New Orleans Times-Picayune, into a three-times-a-week publication has stimulated a fascinating debate: Does a paper sacrifice its watchdog role and/or its political clout if it moves online? Plenty of critics believe it does. They include Warren Buffett, the...
Print is not magical - online papers can exercise a watchdog role

News and the new amplification reality

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A few days ago, in wake of the lively war of words between Elon Musk’s Tesla & The New York Times,  my colleague Mathew Ingram pointed out that thanks to the Internet and the social web, everyone from companies to governments are acting like media entities and spreading their messages, bypassing...
News and the new amplification reality

Cuil CEO Rips Users, Asks Them To Please Shut Up

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Something tells me the wheels may be coming off the car at Cuil, the once promising search startup that had one of the most miserable launch debuts in Silicon Valley history. On April 8 the company launched a new service, cpedia, which creates automated articles about queries instead of simply...
Cuil CEO Rips Users, Asks Them To Please Shut Up

5 startups changing the way the news business delivers content

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It’s fair to say that the future of news consumption and media won’t look like a bunch of traditional newspapers copied onto the desktop web, and when five different entrepreneurs addressed paidContent Live Wednesday about the ways they’re bringing content online, the approaches were as diverse as the startups themselves....
5 startups changing the way the news business delivers content
The social network where we're all just a number

The Math Behind Time Warner's Bleacher Report Deal

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Turner paid some $180 million for Bleacher Report yesterday, a move that gives the cable programmer a bunch of online sports inventory to sell to advertisers. Reminder: Turner used to have a bunch of online sports inventory to sell to advertisers. But it recently had to give much of that...
The Math Behind Time Warner's Bleacher Report Deal

From Harry Potter to hoodies: Here’s the week’s media news in review

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There was a lot of news to chew over from this past week in the media, so we’ve taken a broad view of events and packaged them up here in an easy-to-digest bite. Where else would Harry Potter find himself up against Al Jazeera? Reading rights The wait is finally...
From Harry Potter to hoodies: Here’s the week’s media news in review

Irish Charity Told It Needs To Pay A License Fee To Link To A Newspaper Article

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Via Mathew Ingram we learn of a ridiculous situation in Ireland, where the organization "Newspaper Licensing Ireland" has sent an email to the Women's Aid charity, telling it that linking to newspaper websites without a license is copyright infringement: "a licence is required to link directly to an online article...
Irish Charity Told It Needs To Pay A License Fee To Link To A Newspaper Article
Would you watch a video to access content? Selectable Media thinks so, expands to mobile

Eighty percent of corporate bloggers stop after 5 posts max

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“IBM research shows that about 80 percent of those who begin a corporate blog never post more than five entries,” journalist and heavy-duty blogger Mathew Ingram wrote on GigaOm on Friday. IBM is hawking a solution to blogger’s block. It’s called Blog Muse, and IBM claims it raised bloggers pageviews,...
Eighty percent of corporate bloggers stop after 5 posts max

Newspaper Boss Says Newspapers Need More Money... Because New Media Steals & May 'Destroy Civil Society'

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Via Mathew Ingram, we learn of Alan Crosbie, the chair of Thomas Crosbie Holdings, a large Irish media conglomerate, which apparently believes all of this online claptrap could be on its way to destroying civil society -- which is apparently why we need to fund more newspapers. Or something. Honestly,...
Newspaper Boss Says Newspapers Need More Money... Because New Media Steals & May 'Destroy Civil Society'
Blog Counterpoint: Why Facebook should NOT buy Tumblr

Study shows newspaper readers are engaged, but local papers need to do more on mobile

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Newspapers are still better at engaging audiences than any other form of media, according to a new Newspaper Association of America (NAA) survey conducted by Nielsen, and print newspaper advertising remains effective. With newspaper ad revenue plunging, though, the picture isn’t as rosy as this survey makes it appear —...
Study shows newspaper readers are engaged, but local papers need to do more on mobile

Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming

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Ray Bradbury was right about so many things and spellbinding about so many others that it almost hurts to write this: Ray Bradbury was wrong when it came to reading. But then I also get to tell you this: he changed his mind. HarperCollins is in the midst of preparing...
Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming
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