Tagged: communities and social networking sites

Socialmedian focuses US election coverage on a special site 0

Socialmedian focuses US election coverage on a special site

SocialMedian, the somewhat evolved digg-clone for social news and news tracking, has set up a special site for anything related to the US election. election.socialmedian.com is the place to check out if you want...

12seconds.tv brings citizens' voices to established media 0

12seconds.tv brings citizens' voices to established media

12seconds.tv, a lifestreaming/commentary/microblogging service in video format currently in beta, is becoming a popular tool for bringing people’s opinion to established media sites. The site’s built on really short video clips (12 seconds, duh!)...

YouTube gets new citizen media channel – and beef over censorship 1

YouTube gets new citizen media channel – and beef over censorship

Going through old posts on Beta Alfa’s blog, I found a post about YouTube’s new Citizen Media channel, Citizen News. They’ve appointed a News Manager and aim to collect news from citizen sources in...

Annika Lidne: The walled garden approach won't work for Facebook 1

Annika Lidne: The walled garden approach won't work for Facebook

Annika Lidne compares Facebook to AOL, the walled garden approach. – The walled garden didn’t work for them, and it won’t work for Facebook either. It’s a mindset that says “we’re not really interested...

Myspace: We've been pioneering the monetization of social networking 0

Myspace: We've been pioneering the monetization of social networking

Jonas Nyvang from MySpace talked a bit about MySpace apps and Open Social. – We give 100% of the revenues you can get from the app you develop. We’ve been pioneering the monetization of...

David Haddad on the convergence of positioning technologies 1

David Haddad on the convergence of positioning technologies

David Haddad of Spontu works with social networking on the mobile. Since Hubbub is all about convergence, he focuses on the convergence of positioning, connectivity and powerful mobiles. He shares some lessons learnt: Be...

Swedish version of Nettby to launch – but what will it be called? 0

Swedish version of Nettby to launch – but what will it be called?

A Swedish version of the Norwegian community site Nettby is to be launched shortly. Nettby is a success story with over 500 000 members. Now there’s a call for Swedish name suggestions at the...

Two different takes on Open Social 0

Two different takes on Open Social

Today Google will announce its new web API for social networking sites called Open Social. I’ve read two very different takes from Marc Andreessen and Dave Winer. I am leaning a bit more towards...