LOTD: 6/14/07

  • Looks like Google’s idea to have a party for eBay merchants in Boston during an eBay event wasn’t a good idea after all. The Big G has cancelled its shindig after eBay cancelled its AdWords advertising in the U.S. [via TechMeme] (TB)
  • Make no mistake about it: The deal between NBC and Group M to only pay for TV commercials that are actually viewed instead of using show ratings as the basis for payments is about as huge a shift as they get. (CT)
  • My pal Joy sends along this fascinating item featuring a woman who made a video about presidential candidate Barack Obama. The reason I mention it here is the comment on the page, “gotta tell ya, politics in the age of citizen media is going to be fun as hell — what’s next?” True enough. (TB)
  • Stereogum provides a way that you, too, can have your say on what song should have played at the end of The Sopranos this season. Enjoy that! (TB)

By Chris Thilk

Chris Thilk is a freelance writer and content strategist with over 15 years of experience in online strategy and content marketing. He lives in the Chicago suburbs.