Tagged: Sweden

Insurance company uses social media site to put together travel insurance 0

Insurance company uses social media site to put together travel insurance

resedagboken.com is a social media site for Swedish travellers around the globe, mainly backpackers. It’s run by Europeiska, an insurance company. They asked 2152 of the site members what they want from a travel...

Johan Jernemalm – Aftonbladet's "citizen photographer of the year" 0

Johan Jernemalm – Aftonbladet's "citizen photographer of the year"

From the thousands of citizen photographers sending their photos to Aftonbladet in 2006, eight finalists were selected. The readers got to decide which one of them were to be named Citizen photographer of the...

Blogger urges Swedish police to go 2.0 0

Blogger urges Swedish police to go 2.0

Swedish blogger Johnny at Stationsvakt has an idea for how the Swedish polce could use web2.0 to catch more criminals. Johnny brings up the example of a recent news story about a youth assaulting...

Yet another YouTube clone in Sweden 0

Yet another YouTube clone in Sweden

They are popping up with increasing frequenzy, the Swedish answers to YouTube. Not long after FejmTv, which quickly became a success, and Aftonbladet’s Klipptoppen, MTG-owned ZTV joins the trend with “Ladda upp tv” (upload...

Tyda.se – a Swedish/English lexicon as a wiki 1

Tyda.se – a Swedish/English lexicon as a wiki

Tyda.se is a collaborative lexicon offering translations from Swedish to English and the other way around. The site is a citizen media effort, urging its visitors to contribute to the lexicon and to report...

"Hot or not" goes tv in Sweden 0

"Hot or not" goes tv in Sweden

TV400, a niche channel for Swedish TV4, will launch a new tv show where high school kids can vote on people’s looks. Much like hot or not, but in a tv version. The show,...

Statistics: Most linked-to in Swedish blogs 0

Statistics: Most linked-to in Swedish blogs

Johan Larsson at Knuff has a list of the most linked-to blog posts, news articles, books, IMDB pages, embedded videos and Wikipedia articles for 2006. The most linked to blog post was made by...

Shared revenues at Sovrat.se 0

Shared revenues at Sovrat.se

Swedish Digg clone Sovrat.se today introduces revenue sharing, by letting users show their own Google Adsense ads next to their posts. I asked Martin Lindkvist of Sovrat.se why they were doing this, and here’s...

Bubblare.se's top eight viral videos for 2006 0

Bubblare.se's top eight viral videos for 2006

In a press release dated dec. 27, Oskar Kalmaru, CEO of Swedish video clip site Bubblare.se, lists the most viral videos for 2006. His observations of the trends (my translation): A common factor for...

Final round: TV7's weather presenter will be a viewer, elected by viewers 0

Final round: TV7's weather presenter will be a viewer, elected by viewers

Today starts the voting for Aftonbladet TV7‘s weather presenter. Readers/viewers have been asked to send in video clips of themselves if they want to become the new face for the TV station’s weather forecasts....

Polar Rose creating some buzz 0

Polar Rose creating some buzz

Swedish photo/video face recognition search tool Polar Rose has got some attention in the States. Most recently on the front page of Red Herring, this article on CNN and a TechCrunch post by Michael...

Blogging in the long tail 0

Blogging in the long tail

Johan Larsson writes about niche blogs, after finding a blog on Swedish blackberries (my translation): You can be more proud of having five visitors who are really interested than having 4000 who are just...