Tag: mark zuckerberg

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. Biz Stone: Twitter must ‘make bold choices to survive with the times’ (Harrison Weber / VentureBeat) 2. Exclusive: Automattic seeking to raise more than $100 million (Erin Griffith / Fortune) 3. We are drowning in data about readers and attention, but which metrics really matter? You won’t like the answer (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. The winner of last night’s presidential debate? Twitter. (The Atlantic Wire) 2. Mark Zuckerberg discusses Facebook’s ‘next billion’ (Bloomberg/Businessweek) 3. Internet use disorder coined by American Psychiatric Association (MediaJobsDaily) 4. What BuzzFeed’s evolution says about the future of longform journalism (Poynter) [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Mark Zuckerberg’s message at yesterday’s TechCrunch Disrupt event (TechCrunch) 2. Open letter to John Paton, CEO of Digital First Media (CJR) 3. Study: More people in the UK read the Guardian online than in print (Journalism.co.uk) 4. Why more newspapers are [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 49th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Dorian Benkoil as co-hosts. Today is the day for the Facebook IPO, so we’ve got it covered like a wet blanket. Special guests Debra Aho Williamson of eMarketer and Troy Young of SAY Media talk over the ins and outs of Facebook [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Now we have a date (May 18) and a price range ($28 to $35 per share) for what could be the biggest initial public offering in the history of tech stocks: Facebook. The company has grown by leaps and bounds since it was born in Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm at Harvard in 2004, and now could [...] more »

by Daniel Watson

Control over our public image is incredibly important to us — from the clothes we decide to wear each morning, to the music we blast loud enough for street-goers to hear, to the very words we speak aloud to our friends, bosses and strangers. Often, they’re carefully chosen within our rooms, our headphones, and our [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

They say that history repeats itself, but that’s so easy to forget. It was only as recently as 2006 that analysts were saying that MySpace was likely worth $15 billion (and I was spoofing that conclusion). And you can go back to older social networks like Friendster or Tribe.net or America Online’s chat rooms… you [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 36th episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Dorian Benkoil, who is filling in for Rafat Ali. It’s been a crazy week in media + tech, with Google privacy concerns, Amazon falling short in earnings, and much more. But the dominant news [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome [...] more »

by Corbin Hiar

Click here to see the entire series No company has done more to push the boundaries of online privacy than Facebook. The world’s leading social network has changed the way friendships are maintained, news is shared, and protests are organized — among much else. While many of these innovations have been enthusiastically embraced by Facebook’s [...] more »