Tag: social network

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon and Hachette resolve dispute (David Streitfeld / New York Times) 2. John Cook’s rehire is sign of new, integrated editorial approach at Gawker Media (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 3. Why the new social network “This” is a Facebook alternative that actually makes sense (David Holmes / PandoDaily) 4. StoryTracker is a new tool […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Andy Carvin calls himself an “oral historian” and created a new genre of news coverage by blanketing Twitter during the Arab Spring and RT’ing and crowdsourcing the news as it spread on social networks. When the Newtown massacre happened last Friday, Carvin was covering it once again as the news broke, which led to mocking […] 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 Mark Glaser

Every few months, a new social network is born, and the cycle begins again. It starts with the emails: “Joe Blow wants you to join his network!” “Jane Blow wants you to join her network!” Then you check it out. Huh. It looks like all the other social networks, except that no one’s there yet. […] 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 »