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The pros and cons of newspaper paywalls: a Twitter debate

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Having a debate about the merits and/or disadvantages of newspaper paywalls is nothing new — one seems to break out whenever two or more journalists are in a room together — but not all of them involve a former Dow Jones chief executive, a former Wall Street Journal publisher, the...
The pros and cons of newspaper paywalls: a Twitter debate
Google Partners With Social Infrastructure Providers JanRain And Gigya To Bring Google+ Sign-Ins To More Sites

Sources: Google Is Close to Buying Meebo

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Google is in talks to acquire Meebo, according to two sources close to the situation. The price for the company would be about $100 million, according to one of the sources. Meebo's latest product promises to help users cut through information overload. Meebo CEO Seth Sternberg did not reply to...
Sources: Google Is Close to Buying Meebo
Introducing Google+ Sign-In: simple and secure, minus the social spam
Google+ login button launches across hundreds of partner sites

How a Facebook Group Helped Reunite a Band for Charity

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Josh Sternberg is the founder of Sternberg Strategic Communications and authors The Sternberg Effect. You can follow him on Twitter.In July 2008, David Katz, an investment firm employee in New York City, searched for one of his favorite bands, God Street Wine, on Facebook to see what he could...
How a Facebook Group Helped Reunite a Band for Charity
With New Sign In Feature, Google Plus Makes Its Developer Pitch

Google Announces App Activities Coming To Search, Showing You Information Based On Usage By Other Google+ Users

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Google’s number one strength is its search product, so it makes sense that all of their products feed back into it somehow. Today, the company announced the introduction of “App Activities” into Search. What this means is that when you search for something like “Fandango,” which uses Google+ sign-in, you’ll...
Google Announces App Activities Coming To Search, Showing You Information Based On Usage By Other Google+ Users

Google's Seth Sternberg And Ardan Arac On Getting Developers To Adopt Google+ Sign-In

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[tc_5min code="517762997"] After Google’s announcement and demo of app activities being introduced into its Search product, I spoke with Seth Sternberg and Ardan Arac about how Google+ sign-in is coming along, what the company is doing to get developers to adopt the platform. The integration is yet another signal that...
Google's Seth Sternberg And Ardan Arac On Getting Developers To Adopt Google+ Sign-In
Google purchases Meebo to work with Google+ team

Don't Miss The Gigantic Slap Google Just Laid On Facebook (GOOG, FB)

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Just try to get a Google executive to say "Facebook." Try it! Google executives are carefully trained to avoid mentioning Facebook by name. Instead, they refer to "other social competitors, or if pressed, "a certain competitor." Which is why it was amusing to see how Google danced around how its...
Don't Miss The Gigantic Slap Google Just Laid On Facebook (GOOG, FB)

XAuth: One Share Button to Rule Them All?

mashable.com
Ever visit a website (like this one!) and get bombarded with share buttons from Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz and more? Ever see login options for Facebook Connect, Google Friend Connect, Yahoo, Twitter and more?A new proposed standard from IM and toolbar company Meebo hopes to solve this “Nascar problem”...
XAuth: One Share Button to Rule Them All?
5 questions venture capitalists should ask e-retailers before investing
Google+ Recommendations Bake Discovery Into The Mobile Web

Devs get Google+ login buttons -- but will they use them?

venturebeat.com
This morning, Google has announced it’s giving Google+ login buttons — and a panoply of special features along with them — to web and mobile developers to use for app signups and identity authentication. The question is, will developers in a saturated world of Twitter and Facebook login buttons...
Devs get Google+ login buttons -- but will they use them?

Google+ Sign-In responsible for 40% of Android users accepting over-the-air install prompts, says Google

thenextweb.com
On the eve of its developer conference, Google today revealed a new statistic about its Google+ Sign-In feature. The company says that 40 percent of Android users, when prompted, accept to download an app over-the-air. Seth Sternberg, the company’s Google+ Product Management Director, released a statement touting the news: When...
Google+ Sign-In responsible for 40% of Android users accepting over-the-air install prompts, says Google

Meebo’s XAuth could turn social sharing into a big business

venturebeat.com
For Web publishers, “share and share alike” is a nightmare, not a dream. Picking which social sharing services to show a user, from networks like Facebook and MySpace to discussion sites like Reddit and Digg to bookmarking services like Yahoo’s Delicious, is a maddening challenge. As Facebook pushes to make...
Meebo’s XAuth could turn social sharing into a big business

DEMO disrupts on March 21-23 (and latest speakers Buchheit, Chan, Davis, Sternberg, Brown)

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DEMO disrupts on March 21-23 (and latest speakers Buchheit, Chan, Davis, Sternberg, Brown)

What happens in apps ends up in search with Google+ Sign-in

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Facebook's entry into the world of "social search" has Google playing a bit of catch-up. The next step of Google's strategy to keep its overall search dominance is being unveiled today, with the company tapping the pulse of its users a bit deeper by mining their activities at other websites and...
What happens in apps ends up in search with Google+ Sign-in
Google: Please Fix The Crippling Problem Plaguing Google+

Google+ expands sign-in tool to thousands more sites (will anyone care?)

gigaom.com
Google has announced a new partnership with two companies that provide social sign-in tools to a wide range of major websites and apps, including Nike, NPR and Fox. The move will see Google+ become a common registration tool alongside Facebook Connect and Twitter, and might even inject some life into...
Google+ expands sign-in tool to thousands more sites (will anyone care?)
Google's pre-I/O sneak peek: mobile recommendations

Google Launches Content Recommendation Engine For Mobile Sites, Powered By Google+

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Google continues to increase the reach of its Google+ platform, and today the company is launching a new mobile content recommendation service powered by Google+. These recommendations will appear as small widgets at that bottom of the screen as users browse a news site that has enabled this service. Google’s...
Google Launches Content Recommendation Engine For Mobile Sites, Powered By Google+

Google: 40% Of Android Users Accept Google+ Sign-In's Over-The-Air Install Prompts

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Ever since Google launched its new Google+ Sign-In for mobile and the web, the company has been saying that one of the most popular features on the platform is the ability for publishers to direct users to install their native Android apps with a single click during the sign-in process....
Google: 40% Of Android Users Accept Google+ Sign-In's Over-The-Air Install Prompts

Mashed turnips, anyone? Using social media to map Thanksgiving foods

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The US was awash in turkey tweets over Thanksgiving, but what of the more regional tastes? The Floating Sheep team analysed gelocated mentions of festive cuisine on Twitter, and mapped the results.• More data journalism and data visualisation from the GuardianWhile trying to avoid the hard work of stuffing the...
Mashed turnips, anyone? Using social media to map Thanksgiving foods
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