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Delicious Acquired by YouTube Founders

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Tweet Yesterday it was announced that Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen has acquired the social bookmarking platform Delicious, which has been owned by Yahoo since 2005. The new owners are committed running and improving Delicious going forward. Delicious will become part of their new Internet company AVOS based in San Matero, California. 

A Pinteresting Story

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With rumors swirling of Facebook 's pending IPO (and the billions at play that go along with it), it does seem like the most opportune time for the online social networking behemoth to go public. In fact, if Facebook's growth and interest continues to propagate, we can expect that more and more platforms will simply offer social networking solutions that can live and play alongside and within Facebook (much like Twitter does). Think about software that was developed for the Windows platform, and this will be a similar strategy for many of the newer social media startups.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary by Pam Dyer on June 30, 2010 Share The social media landscape is changing quickly, and it’s filled with terms that are strange to those who aren’t familiar with it. Comments are a primary form of two-way communication on the social Web.

Delicous Acquired by YouTube Founders

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Tweet Yesterday it was announced that Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen has acquired the social bookmarking platform Delicious, which has been owned by Yahoo since 2005. The new owners are committed running and improving Delicious going forward. Delicious will become part of their new Internet company AVOS based in San Matero, California. 

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Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

The tool not only tells you similar websites that people visit based on any URL, but you can also see some statistics about the audience that visits a certain site. I ran the social news site Reddit through the tool as an example and I’m told that around 55% of visitors are male (though I expect this to be a little lower than reality) and 24% of the audience are over 50 years old.

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 6: The Tools Universe

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The biggest shift from mainstream media publishing to curation is that the expert curator has no obligation to rely on ‘expert’ or ‘professional’ sources. MySyndicaat , whose parent company, Kipcast has now grown into a multi-faceted service providing advanced news aggregation and republishing widgets for online brands and media companies, has been the true pioneer of this space.

11 Ways I Diversified Traffic Sources for My Blogs to Become Less Reliant Upon Google [With a Surprising Twist]

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Social Bookmarking. Back in 2004/5 social bookmarking sites were just starting to hit the scene. Over the next few years we saw sites like Digg , StumbleUpon , Delicious and Reddit rise in popularity. Social Networking. At the time as there were so few social networks this was largely done through commenting on other people’s blogs and email. Networking.

Blog Marketing Tactics - 10 Tested, Proven Ideas

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And I don’t think I’d be nearly as effective in my recommendations if I wasn’t also an active participant of the social web. I may be biased, but if you are client-side and working with consultants advising you on digital but they don’t participate personally – ask yourself:  shouldn’t they ? Yes, blogs are best consumed through feeds.  Exactly. 6. 

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Viral Marketing > When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? The effective practice of social media marketing requires monitoring all channels, from online cruise message boards to social networking sites like Facebook or LinkedIn.

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With Internet Marketing, there are many ways to go, from affiliate marketing to SEO to social media to email marketing. All  social media etiquette rules were not heeded to. Social Media Marketing : In social media marketing, you are tasked with leveraging the social space through its media to market your products. Social Media?

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Real-Time News Curation - Types And Real-World Examples

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To save editors time and abilities in finding and reporting the most relevant stories so that they can dwell more on content production, or to leverage to-the-max the power of new media technologies such as automated aggregators, search engines, or social analysis tools, to extract on auto-pilot the best content and news available out there? Types of Curation 1. magazine in 2006.

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Later in the day I was working with some people who were not that efficient at using the web and wanted to show them what I regard as an essential web tool, del.icio.us , the social bookmarking application. Social bookmarking Post #4 Web 2.0 delicious. learning business social WorkLiteracy. social_bookmarking. social_media. December 2005.

GoHawaii's A Thousand Reasons to Smile Makes Me Frown, Not Smile.

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would have liked to point this campaign to my San Francisco friends, who also happen to be active web users, who themselves have a large “following&# via blogs, social networks, Twitter, et al. There are also many people who live here and have friends all over, and who are also active on the social web like Neenz , Arleen Anderson , Angela Keen , Vernon Brown , and Ryan Ozawa.

Calling all bloggers! « The Cube

Gemma Went

05/01/2010 tags: architecture , blogging , construction , construction marketing pre conference training day , Social Media , survey by Gemma Went I’m giving a talk in Feb at the Emap Construction Marketing Pre-Conference Training Day on the value of blogging in the architecture/construction sector,  click here for more. I’d love to present some real life case studies and wondered if any of you that publish a blog would help me out by completing this quick survey. But if you’d rather remain anonymous, I will keep your comments to myself. Cheers Su. what a year!

How Young is Too Young?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging > How Young is Too Young? Ben’s blog, which covers entrepreneurship and social media, is wonderful despite him blogging for less than a year (he started shortly after his 16th birthday!). Social media is also a great way to promote your blog posts.

In Memory of My Grandpa David, a Wonderful Man » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > In Memory of My Grandpa David, a Wonderful Man In Memory of My Grandpa David, a Wonderful Man by Tamar Weinberg on October 25, 2007 Share As many of you know, my grandfather has been ill for awhile. He was 84. He was, quite simply, a beautiful man inside and out. He felt smart.

Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

On the other hand, my first ever interaction on AOL was with someone who was separated from my social network by only one degree. I was 12 at the time, it was 1993, and AOL cost $5.95/hour (after a flat rate of $9.95 Social media was always social , just not with that funny name. True *social* contact online for me began with listservs in 1993. Thanx!

The 23 Blogger Breeds—Which Are You?

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The Social Engineer. Social engineers are on Twitter and Facebook more than their own blog. They are the masters of the social world. That something could be that they are connected everywhere with 50 different social accounts—Facebook, Twitter, Delicious, Google, Yahoo Buzz, Reddit, Stumbleupon, LinkedIn, etc. Social Engineers are very popular. They know what social media platforms to use and how to use them best. Their reach is far and they are always up to date with the latest social gadgets (such as Google’s +1 button).

How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10

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You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10 How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10 Written by Glen, this post has 62 Comments It’s no secret that one-man blogs can make a lot of money. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" If it were, they wouldn’t be called the exceptions.

Designing Choreographies for the New Economy of Attention

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Instead, we argue that the emerging social media provide new methods for choreographing attention in line with the performative conventions of any given situation. As agents of socialization, the onus of responsibility has long rested on educational institutions to combat the epidemic of wandering minds and diminishing attention spans. 2005 ]; [ Page et al. 2008 ].

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > An Open Letter to Facebook An Open Letter to Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on April 28, 2010 Share I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. Unless top-down social business strategy totally stinks, yes.