Tag: Sweden

Swedish YouTube clone goes tv show

• December 18, 2006 • Comments (0)

Video clips from FejmTv, citizen video site by Swedish tv channel TV4, will end up in a tv show with the same name as the site. The first episode of the show will be on the air on December 26, and its theme will be Xmas songs. At the site, FejmTv are now asking its […]

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Hypa – a Swedish Digg clone

• December 8, 2006 • Comments (1)

IDG Sweden has (according to Dagens Media) started a new site called Hypa, which is pretty much a Digg clone in Swedish (instead of Digging stories you Hype them), targeted at tech nerds. So far the top links are all to IDG stories, so I guess they’re using the site quite a lot themselves starting […]

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Success for Swedish video clip site

• December 8, 2006 • Comments (0)

Swedish video clip site Fejmtv, launched by TV 4 two weeks ago, already has 750 000 clip views. Although modest numbers in an international perspective, it’s quite a lot in a country of 9 million people this early on. Fejmtv also is a community, and TV 4’s New Media CEO Mattias Fyrenius thinks that is […]

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Magazines in Sweden far behind

• December 2, 2006 • Comments (4)

Recently the Bivings group, a republican-supported PR firm with a somewhat bad reputation for applying unorthodox marketing methods, conducted an investigation into the state of American magazines online. They found that most of the top 50 magazines in the US are not making use of web 2.0 features. What astonished me the most was that […]

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Very young citizen media

• December 1, 2006 • Comments (0)

Yesterday I published some great drawings by Swedish children to astronaut Christer Fuglesang. A simple way for established media to engage a young audience online, and one of many such examples. Much of my job consists of being a facilitator for people to get published and reach a mass audience. To reward people for their […]

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Oscar Swartz to set up citizen journalism wiki

• November 30, 2006 • Comments (1)

Today free speech-activist Oscar Swartz writes that he is to set up a ”structure” for citizen journalism about free communication, immaterial rights and surveillance in Berlin and Stockholm. Swartz recently received a II-stiftelsen grant of SEK 150 000 to expand his blog and start a wiki for ground-breaking citizen journalism. He doesn’t reveal the exact […]

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