From the monthly archives:

October 2007

Will Facebook face the music?

by Mathew on October 31, 2007

Something called Co-Ed Magazine -- which I have never heard of until this moment -- is reporting that Facebook will soon launch a music platform that allows artists to connect easily with their fans and even sell music or other merchandise through widgets, etc. This, of course, is very similar to what MySpace already does…
After much rumour and speculation about what Google might do as far as social-networking goes, TechCrunch has the details on its first real foray into the social sphere, and it sounds like the search giant is trying to do exactly what many were thinking -- and perhaps hoping -- it would do: namely, offer a…

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Full credit to Eric Eldon of VentureBeat for the nice piece of link-bait that he posted this morning about how Facebook "could" be worth $100-billion, a topic that has spent the better part of today climbing up Techmeme. But it's too bad that the bubble-math in the headline (which Eric actually blames on Lee Lorenzen…

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Richard MacManus of Read/Write Web has a post up today in which he talks about PlentyofFish.com, the Vancouver-based dating site, and the mind-boggling pageviews, unique visitors and revenue it is generating. Although founder Markus Frind can no longer claim to be a one-man shop (he recently hired his first employee), to be doing $30,000 a…

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So Newsweek magazine has confirmed that Tom Anderson -- one of the co-founders of MySpace, and the guy who is automatically added to your list of friends when you create a profile on the site -- was actually 31 when the service launched, and not 27 as his profile claimed. That would make him 36…

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