From the monthly archives:

August 2007

Wow. That's all I can say. Inside Facebook says that TripAdvisor has bought the "Where I've Been" app for Facebook for a massive $3-million -- which works out to about $1.30 for every one of the widget's 2.3 million users (and I use that term loosely). As the site notes, that's about 30 times what…

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It has looked for awhile as though Technorati was having difficulties -- and not just technical difficulties but in the executive suite as well, with founder and CEO Dave Sifry writing on his blog earlier this year that the blog-search company was looking for someone to replace him -- but now the wheels really appear…

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Update: As Allen Stern of Centernetworks notes in the comments here, and Mike Arrington notes in this follow-up post on USAToday, the paper says that its traffic not only hasn't fallen but is actually up by double digits. Maybe we need to file this one under the heading: "better traffic data urgently needed." Original post:…

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Doc Searls has an excellent post up with some advice for newspapers trying to make their websites better. One quibble: he's still trying to push the "charge for the new, give away the old" idea, which I gave him some grief for last time be brought it up (and he gracefully admitted that he might…

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The question in the title of this post is meant to be facetious -- sort of. I know that Kara works for the Wall Street Journal, or at least for Dow Jones (and ultimately for Rupert Murdoch now). The only reason I ask is that she broke a story about Facebook on her Boomtown blog,…

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