Daily Archives: October 10, 2006

Myspace users are getting older according to Comscore. Danah doubts it.


Myspace users are older than you think says a new comscore report. Yet Yahoo and Berkeley’s Danah Boyd, almost certainly the sharpest and most knowledgeable researcher in this space, is challenging Comscore’s finding. It’s good to question methodology, but I … Continue reading

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Got a few *billion* lying around? Buy an internet company!


Here’s a nice list of internet purchases over the past few years. I’m starting to come to grips with the fact that even if you create a great company the payout is not that spectacular unless it’s the one in … Continue reading

Posted in companies, computers, investments, myspace, search, Web 2.0, Websites, yahoo, Youtube | 1 Comment

NYT summarizes the Google Youtube deal


Here’s a good summary of the Google YouTube deal from the New York Times.    They note that one analyst suggests this is not a spreadsheet valuation as much as a way to keep competitors away from all the juicy eyeballs … Continue reading

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