Tag Archives: Social Networking

Yahoo! WAKE UP!


It’s very frustrating being a Yahoo shareholder. Not because Yahoo isn’t a good company, in fact Yahoo is a *great* company. Not because Yahoo doesn’t seem to “get it”, Yahoo arguably “gets it” better than almost all other companies in … Continue reading

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Mixx versus Digg?


During weekends and holidays my favorite news site, TechMeme, gets wilder than usual because I think there are fewer news outlets posting stories and even the big tech blogs dry up on the weekend.   Even more wild are holidays, which may … Continue reading

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OK it’s official – you can say “Graph” for Social Networking and still be cool


Tim Berners-lee has referred to the “Global Graph” in a recent blog post over at TBL.   There have recently been several blog posts suggesting that the word ‘Graph’ is too confusing or inappropriate as a way to describe concepts surrounding social networking, but … Continue reading

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Email as the new Social Network


The New York Times is summarizing some interesting plans from Google and Yahoo to turn their email systems into forms of social networking.    This idea could have a lot of potential, as the Yahoo’s Brad Garlinghouse points out in the … Continue reading

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Scoble : More friends than he can click a mouse at


Robert’s got neat ideas about online “friends”, pointing out that the best definition for online friend is NOT the same as for offline “let’s have dinner” friends in real life.   But he’s complaining that Facebook is poorly engineered because it limits … Continue reading

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Madonna Rocks the Music


Madonna’s $120,000,000 deal ( Wall Street Journal story) with Live Nation signals a powerful shift in the music industry that hopefully will lead to a cutting out of the middlemen in favor of the best for the artists and for … Continue reading

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Fred Wilson at 30,000 feet – brilliant!


What a GREAT blog post from Fred Wilson as he flew to Portland!  He rapid fires 30 things including his thoughts on the bubble 2.0  (maybe about to pop, maybe not), and most importantly offers up this billion dollar company idea: … Continue reading

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