Tag: linkedin

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. 6.5 million encrypted passwords on LinkedIn were reportedly leaked (The Next Web) 2. Warren Buffett buys 3.2% stake in Lee Enterprises newspaper chain (Romenesko) 3. Napster co-founders launch anonymous person-to-person video chat service (AllThingsD) 4. New Yorker’s website expands with [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Facebook IPO to start trading May 18 (AllFacebook) 2. LinkedIn to buy SlideShare for $119 million in cash and stock (The Next Web) 3. Facebook will add photo filters for all phones (The Next Web) 4. How to make reading [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1.YouTube adds pay-per-view to live streaming (GigaOm) 2. Trust in online ads grows while trust in ads in traditional media falls (TechCrunch) 3. Can other stand-up comics duplicate success of Louis C.K.‘s distribution model? (Fast Company) 4. LinkedIn launches tools to [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. LinkedIn: Journalism is the fastest-shrinking industry in the U.S. (Online Journalism Review) 2. Twitter accounts every journalism student should follow (10,000 Words) 3. The case for studying journalism (10,000 Words) 4. UNC journalism students win SXSW award with coal website (Daily Tarheel) 5. How [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Amazon and Viacom nearing web-video deal (Reuters) 2. Sky News clamps down on Twitter use (Guardian) 3. Le Huffington Post Qu├ębec launches (FishbowlNY) 4. Facebook partners with Bango, looks to mobile payments (The Next Web) 5. LinkedIn is acquiring Rapportive, [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. John Paton prepares his newspapers for a world without print (New York Times) 2. The Romenesko Saga: Some questions for Poynter about recent changes to its fabled site (Columbia Journalism Review) 3. The future of online advertising: “an ad unit that smart readers actually want to click [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

In the past decade, the surest way to start a fight in the tech world was to write a negative story about a Mac product. You’d bring in comments from Mac lovers calling you a heretic, while Mac haters would consider you a hero. These Mac vs. PC holy wars continued for years, with even [...] more »

by Roland Legrand

Our website, Tijd.be has existed for 15 years now, and my colleagues recently asked me to write an opinion piece about what the next decade and a half will bring — a daunting task. I had some ideas, of course, but I wanted to eat my own dog food and actually tap into my social [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Last week when business social networking site LinkedIn went public, the stock shot up from $45 per share to more than $90, and even today is trading at $96-plus per share. The company’s valuation is more than $9 billion, even though the company had earnings of just $15.4 million last year. That kind of eye-popping [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Bill Grueskin Welcome to the eighth episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser along with PaidContent founder Rafat Ali. This week’s show looks at the big IPO of business networking site LinkedIn, with the stock price doubling to more than $90 per share in its first [...] more »