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Posts tagged with Social Media

Jakob loves easy search words, but ignores labels and tags

Jakob Nielsen has been making some noise this week, ostensibly to promote his new book, about the benefits of speaking in the language that can be easily understood by users.

In the Age of Google this 20-year old ‘speak the user’s the language’ usability maxim has a fresh impetus, since many users begin a web journey on a search engine, by typing in a search query.

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Red Hat develops open source widget-based portal

Linux software maker Red Hat is quietly developing an open source portal that aggregates applications from mainstream sites such as Flickr and Rhapsody, reports Internet Financial News . 

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Microsoft inks ad deal with Facebook

After losing out to Google in the race to sign up Myspace as an advertising client, Microsoft has landed a deal with the US' second largest social networking site Facebook.

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Brits trust old media over new

The British public still consider traditional media brands to be far more trustworthy than blogs, according to a survey commissioned by interactive marketing company Telecom Express .

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Friendster receives VC boost

Troubled social networking site Friendster is set to announce some $10 million in VC funding to help it regain ground on its rivals, according to the Wall Street Journal .

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Myspace is ‘hotbed for spyware’

Online communities such as Myspace are becoming a major target for spyware creators, security company Webroot has warned.

The group says spyware infection rates have returned to 2004 peak levels as cyber criminals focus on new distribution channels such as social networking sites.

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Digital Bites - A Week In The Video Downloads Sector

LOVEFiLM's Craig Sullivan provides a weekly overview of the key news stories to emerge this week in the online video sector.

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Travelhiker launches community site for travellers

A new social networking site has gone live, providing user-generated information for holidaymakers and UK commuters.

Travelhiker launches

Founded by 27 year old Oxford grad James Holmes, Travelhiker.com allows members to share photos, diaries and reviews, as well as to find companions for trips.

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How much traffic can Digg or Google News drive to your site?

Whilst looking through our site visitors stats recently I noticed two big spikes in traffic.

What may have caused them...?

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Newspapers in $20bn hole, says report

US newspaper groups could face a US$20 billion shortfall in the next five years as readers and advertisers shift to the web, according to researchers .

Analyst group Outsell said a ‘perfect storm’ of declining circulation, pressure on print advertising and rapid growth of online news media would lead to a huge revenue gap for the newspaper industry by 2010.

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WPP buys into social media firm

WPP has made its second foray in a month into the social media space with the purchase of a stake in reputation monitoring company Visible Technologies.

The ad giant said it had agreed to buy a quarter of the Seattle-based firm and entered into an option to acquire a further 26%.

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Netvibes gets new cash injection

In another indication of growing interest among VCs in Web 2.0 outfits, Netvibes has raised US$15 million in a round of financing led by existing backer Index Ventures.

The Paris and London-based start-up, which claims to have recruited five million users of its customisable Ajax home page, plans to use the funding to help it take on rivals such as Microsoft's Live.com and Pageflakes.

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