User Generated Content
By Jeff Nolan on January 10, 2013
I read this interesting piece on the redesign of the Reuters website, one paragraph jumped out at me as a consequential observation affecting a wide array of companies today: Known internally as “Reuters Next,” the new reuters.com will be a “state of the art” offering with a redesigned front-end and a proprietary content management system [...]
By Chris Selland on March 3, 2011
Gotta hand it to Demand Media ($DMD), despite the beating they have taken for being a ‘content farm’ they have repositioned themselves very nicely away from the firestorm. First they not only escaped but apparently benefitted from Google’s algorithm shift, aimed directly at the content farms that they supposedly were. Now they’ve made a move [...]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on January 20, 2010
The emergence of Facebook, Twitter, and the rest of the social Web as a global force in the last several years has done a great deal to highlight their potential to fundamentally alter the way we communicate and collaborate both at home and in business. However, despite the movement of social computing into our daily lives we’re all clearly on a long journey together as the technologies themselves emerge from infancy.
The state-of-the-art today when it comes to the social computing environments that surround us now — in our browsers, mobile devices, and elsewhere — underscore how much more we have left to do to make these new modes of digital conversation and discourse become mature, efficient, safe, and truly useful.
Fortunately the Web doesn’t stand still and there continues continues to be rapid research and development when it comes to the mechanics of today’s online social universe. There are many new efforts under way to refine and improve the world of social media, some of which we’ll explore here and many which are just beginning…
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By Sadagopan on December 9, 2009
The Global Information Industry of the UCSD has put together statistics about how much information gets consumed by Americans every day. Two previous studies, by Peter Lyman and Hal Varian in 2000 and 2003, analyzed the quantity of original content cr…
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