Twitter Enters the eternal September – even CNN is talking about it. Can you get more mainstream than that? There is an odd relationship between early adoption and mainstream online services, and the tension there helps promote the evolution of the internet.
First Furl, now SezWho – I got this email last night and I’m going to share it here..
Furl bites the dust and is absorbed whole by Diigo – a once rival social bookmarking community. What does this mean for webmasters – how do the two compare in terms of SEO? Is the fate of Furl soon to follow other social media sites – especially ones for bookmarking?
When you’ve got some interesting content on your site, you’re going to want to promote it. One of the most effective ways to do so is to submit your link to a social bookmarking site – but be careful, you could be shouted out of the room if you bring nothing to the conversation other than self-promotion.
Web directories are obsolete, and they have been replaced by the social bookmarking site. Bookmarking provides value to surfers and democratic quality signals for the search engines that directories just don’t deliver
Social Media Rockstar has an interesting post that could cause any blogger a moment of introspection. Are you an internet rockstar? A self-absorbed narcissist? I realized I’m more like a small gas station owner on the side of the information super-highway, and maybe this isn’t such a bad place to be..
A history of media from mass media to the internet era. Insights into the nature of modern social media in the context of internet technology and improvements in the means of communication and broadcasting.