Blogger & Vine

Blogger & Vine

It was ten years ago this week that Google acquired Pyra Labs as a means to bolster the company’s Blogger software platform (aka Blogspot). By so doing, the search/ad juggernaut helped hasten in the age of consumer-generated media and with it, a seismic shift in how, when and where people acquire and share news and […]

Friday’s Video Views

iPad Magic As Blackberry struggles and the iPad surges, here’s a magician with some apps you won’t find in the (trademark-protected?) app store. HT @dberkowitz Slate, Galaxy, PlayBook… Can other mobile-minded manufacturers catch up to the iPad’s first-mover lead in the booming tablet market? Samsung gave a buddy who attended SxSW a new Samsung Galaxy…to […]

Blog–>Microblog–>Nanoblog?

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone on “The Colbert Report” (posted April 4, 2009) Twitter’s other founder Evan Williams at the Ted conference (Feb 27, 2009) “Flutter” founder, Matt Ibsen (April 3, 2009) The messaging service we didn’t know we needed until we had it” is how Twitter co-founder Biz Stone described the explosive micro-blogging platform last […]

Twitter’s Second Life

Twitter’s Second Life

Over the years, this blog has looked at the phenomenon of hype, and specifically, how too much of it can result in diminishing returns for the recipient (i.e., your client). I always believed that regulating media attention, especially when demand for client access is at its peak, leads to long-term sustainability and (en)viability. Over the […]