Tagged: services

Podcamp Europe under way – Christopher Penn's advice on podcast marketing 1

Podcamp Europe under way – Christopher Penn's advice on podcast marketing

After some pretty bad network problems everything seems to be up and running at Podcamp Europe. I spent the greater part of Christopher Penn‘s talk on marketing aspects of podcasting working out these network...

Law enforcement in virtual worlds 1

Law enforcement in virtual worlds

Interesting Washington Post piece on law enforcement in virtual worlds like Second Life or the game World of Warcraft. Two years ago, Japanese authorities arrested a man for carrying out a series of virtual...

Why Jaiku outshines Twitter 4

Why Jaiku outshines Twitter

I was a bit hesitant yet fascinated when I first started using Twitter. Now I see the form mature and I think microblogging is here to stay. Since Hej!2007, which got me into Jaiku,...

More than two million characters created in Habbo Sweden 0

More than two million characters created in Habbo Sweden

In a country with only nine million inhabitants, the virtual world Habbo having 2 098 571 registered characters is quite an accomplishment. Habbo is a community for teenagers where you create virtual characters that...

Using twitter on the road, and Bloggvärldsbloggen 0

Using twitter on the road, and Bloggvärldsbloggen

I’ve been off on vacation in Italy and the UK (hence no activity on this blog), and twitter has proved to be a good tool for keeping myself updated on what my friends and...

Twittervision – see the world twitter 2

Twittervision – see the world twitter

A lot of Twitter mashups have popped up lately. The latest that I’ve tried out is Twittervision, a live world view where twits show in real time. It’s rather addictive watching people’s actions described...

Revenue sharing at YouTube in a few months time 0

Revenue sharing at YouTube in a few months time

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley announced Saturday at the World Economic Forum that they will start sharing revenues for original work. We are getting an audience large enough where we have an opportunity to support...

Brand-focused contests: not journalism, but still a form of citizen media 0

Brand-focused contests: not journalism, but still a form of citizen media

Social media and marketing are merging more and more. The latest example is soon-to-launch Shycast, a brand-focused site featuring sponsored contests where people are asked to send in video clips to win cash prices....

Swedish Digg clone Digga adds video support 0

Swedish Digg clone Digga adds video support

Digga, one of the Swedish Digg clones, recently redesigned their site. Just like Digg did recently, they are now also adding support for video clips, allowing users to import video from 15 different sites....

eSnips builds communities around shared files 0

eSnips builds communities around shared files

At Mashable, I read about eSnips, a “YouTube for everything” that lets you share various kinds of files (video, audio, text, photos..). The site has been around for eight months and reportedly has over...

"Gatekeeping is over" – new wiki enables anonymous leaks 2

"Gatekeeping is over" – new wiki enables anonymous leaks

A new wiki is being set up by Chinese dissidents in collaboration with mathematicians and startup company technologists, from the US, Taiwan, Europe, Australia and South Africa. WikiLeaks will become “an uncensorable version of...