Tag: services

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

• June 12, 2007 • Comments (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 problems, but here’s what I snapped up. He talked a lot about evangelists, the people who really like your podcast and […]

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Law enforcement in virtual worlds

• June 2, 2007 • Comments (1)

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 muggings in another popular game, Lineage II, by using software to beat up and rob characters in the game and then […]

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Why Jaiku outshines Twitter

• April 30, 2007 • Comments (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, I’ve been using the service quite a bit, and I am more or less migrating to it from Twitter, though I’m […]

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More than two million characters created in Habbo Sweden

• April 20, 2007 • Comments (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 inhabit a world that is compared with a virtual youth center by Habbo themselves. In a press statement, Habbo writes (my […]

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Using twitter on the road, and Bloggvärldsbloggen

• April 9, 2007 • Comments (0)

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 acquaintances are up to, as well as a way of updating them on what I’m doing. It was fun to get […]

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Twittervision – see the world twitter

• March 20, 2007 • Comments (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 all over the globe. I’m still pretty hooked on Twitter, and I like that they keep developing the service. Though the […]

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Revenue sharing at YouTube in a few months time

• January 29, 2007 • Comments (0)

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 creativity, to foster creativity through sharing revenue with our users. So in the coming months, we are going to be opening […]

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

• January 24, 2007 • Comments (0)

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. Then they get to vote and comment on the clips. Writes Michael Arrington at TechCrunch: Founder Drew Peloso says that he […]

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Swedish Digg clone Digga adds video support

• January 10, 2007 • Comments (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. Each video site supported has a custom tag at Digga, for instance a YouTube clip is included by writing <youtube>dMH0bHeiRNg</youtube> if […]

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eSnips builds communities around shared files

• January 9, 2007 • Comments (0)

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 a million users. What’s new is that it’s added community sites, or “MicroPortals” for a number of subjects, some of them […]

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"Gatekeeping is over" – new wiki enables anonymous leaks

• January 7, 2007 • Comments (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 wikipedia”, according to the site. The objective is to provide a place where people in oppressed regimes can leak documents without […]

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More on Daylife

• January 5, 2007 • Comments (1)
More on Daylife

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