How much does it say about Apple’s current state of affairs that an article wondering whether the iPhone is a desperation play by the company even gets written? Apple is usually immune from such non-cheerleader coverae but I think this will become more common.
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Blogs are becoming pretty popular with mainstream publications, with page views rising sharply in recent months.
News Corp. has found another way to try and kill MySpace, this time by offering parents software to monitor their child’s account.
I have to agree with Shel that the Technorati/PRNewswire “deal” appears to be a non-story. Shel’s digging into what exactly gets returned via those T’rati links leads me to believe that the deal involves negative stories being omitted from the search for a release, something that’s just going to limit usage.
Marketing emails often don’t contain links, which kind of defeats the purpose. Even more troubling in my opinion is the number of pitch emails I get that don’t contain links. I like to link out to stuff since, more than anything, it bestows a kind of legitimacy to what I write. If I get a press release that’s just been pasted into an email I more or less ignore it since it gives my readers nowhere to turn for more info.
YouTube’s marketing head talks about the transition into an ad-serving site that the site has been going through as it looks to monetize all the user content and pay for server space. (Thanks to Paul for the link)
Ze Frank has signed a talent deal with Hollywood. A million bloggers cry out at once and are suddenly silenced.
The OJR provides a nice and easy to email to your less tech-savvy colleagues list of some of the more common online terminology.