Tagged: Sweden

Bubblare.se bought by Eniro 0

Bubblare.se bought by Eniro

Swedish youtube clone Bubblare.se was bought by Eniro (well, 48.1% percent of the shares in Netclips AB which in turn owns the video community, and the option to acquire the remaining 51.9% of the...

The Twingly effect 0

The Twingly effect

Beta Alfa writes about the increase in the number of links to Svenska Dagbladet articles after the launch of the Twingly link boxes. Bloggers have noticed they get increased traffic if they link to...

Fiction writing in new ways 0

Fiction writing in new ways

SvD writes, in an interesting article by Karolina Andersson, about new ways for writing fiction. A couple of examples: Jennie Dieleman inviting the general public to finish her novel. And the upcoming Swedish version...

Swedish news sites narrowing the gap to the blogosphere 6

Swedish news sites narrowing the gap to the blogosphere

This week saw the entry of Twingly-powered link boxes on Swedish newspaper sites Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) and Dagens Nyheter (DN). The two competing dailies both link to blog posts that comment their articles, the...

Stockholm Film Festival goes MySpace 1

Stockholm Film Festival goes MySpace

As a way of reaching new groups and awakening their interest, Stockholm International Film Festival has created a MySpace account. On their MySpace page they will feature unique interviews with some of the festival’s...

And the winner is… 1

And the winner is…

Bubblare.se: The Guldbubbla of the year – best video uploaded to video clip site bubblare.se (see my previous post) – goes to John Martinsson and Rickard Wiss’ “Raggningsrepliker i innerstan” (inner city pickup lines),...

From national to local 2

From national to local

Today Aftonbladet‘s launching nine new local sites, which along with the three that was already up, makes up Sweden’s 12 largest cities. Yet one more proof of the local trend in media. Earlier, Aftonbladet’s...

Swedish YouTube clone to share half its profits with users 0

Swedish YouTube clone to share half its profits with users

A few days ago, yet another YouTube clone was launched in Sweden, though this time in English and targeted to an international audience. The site is called Tubearound, and what makes it stand out...

Bubblare.se announces award to best video clip 2

Bubblare.se announces award to best video clip

Swedish YouTube clone Bubblare.se has announced that they will award the best video clip with Guldbubblan (the golden bubble, a parallel to Swedish movie award Guldbaggen, the golden beetle). From the Bubblare blog (my...

Media shift and the new blog portal 2

Media shift and the new blog portal

After a few hectic days at work, I am far behind both blogging and reading blogs. One reason is pretty exciting though. Yesterday aftonbladet.se celebrated being the largest news medium in Sweden, which we...

Okay, take that gift. But let the world know you did. 1

Okay, take that gift. But let the world know you did.

What is a bribe, what is a gift and what is doing a friend a favour? What is acceptable to accept from people who might want to influence your blogging? A post by Media...

Good community building at Bakersfield.com 2

Good community building at Bakersfield.com

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about community building, and how to deal with abusive comments or blog posts. I’ve argued that it’s important to be visible in the forums and blogs yourself, as...