Tag: digg

by Julie Keck

1. News for the Minecraft generation: Gannett experiments with virtual reality (Adam Hochberg / Poynter) 2. Statement on the use of Finfisher by members of the Freedom Online Coalition (Jillian York / Electronic Frontier Foundation) 3. How Harvard Business Review has turned its old content into new revenue (Folio Magazine) 4. New York Times launches [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Documents: U.S. mining data from nine U.S. Internet companies in broad, secret program (Washington Post) 2. What we don’t know about spying on citizens: Scarier than what we know (The Atlantic) 3. Holder: Leaks probes targeted government officials, not reporters (CNN) 4. What Digg’s Google Reader replacement can teach us about the future of social news (GigaOm) 5. Amazon demanded same terms from [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Body of man falsely identified as Boston bombing suspect on Twitter and Reddit found (Poynter) 2. The New York Times releases its headline-reading Google Glass App (TechCrunch) 3. Breaking news is broken; Could Buzzfeed be the one to fix it? (The Atlantic) 4. Researchers call out Twitter celebrities with suspicious followings (NYT) 5. Instapaper [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Even a superstorm is no excuse for journalists not to check Twitter trolling (Guardian) 2. For campaigns’ traveling press corps, social media has changed way game is played (WaPo) 3. How to get your readers to love pay walls (paidContent) 4. Jake Levine [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Digg was once a traffic fire hose for publishers – can it get its mojo back? (Adweek) 2. Digital subscriptions up 11% at New York Times company, but revenue slips (Poynter) 3. Wikipedia rolls out a completely redesigned mobile site (TNW) 4. Beyond [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Dark Social: Measuring elusive social web traffic (The Atlantic) 2. The new Digg has a fighting chance (TechCrunch) 3. Reddit leaders deflect censorship criticism and defend hands-off policies (The Verge) 4. Despite slow start, e-books gain ground in Europe (AFP) [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. A by-the-numbers take on Digg’s decline (The Atlantic) 2. Are TV and the cable bundle on the verge of death? (The Atlantic) 3. Why Groupon’s founder is working as a host at a Chicago restaurant (Businessweek) 4. “Likes” for Facebook [...] more »

by Neal Rodriguez

She sat in a chair signing an autograph, as the camera’s flashes made the stones on her Ms. America crown sparkle. A man knelt about five feet in front of American royalty and drew a sketch of her on the iPad. Caressa Cameron, Miss America 2010, was addressing the audience at the 140 Character conference [...] more »

by Simon Owens

If there’s any doubt that an online titan can be easily overthrown, look no further than the URL shortener Tinyurl.com. For years, it was the most popular of its kind and the dominant (and default) URL shortener for Twitter. Then a few months ago I began to notice that it had all but disappeared from [...] more »

by Simon Owens

Since its launch in late 2004, Digg has tried its hand with several outside advertising networks, going from an off-the-shelf Google AdSense arrangement to working with Federated Media before finally signing a deal for Microsoft to deliver its display advertisements. But in April of this year, Digg announced it would end its deal with the [...] more »