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Anyone who isn't talking about how dumb Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin was in her interview (and that's a lot of people) seems to be talking about the new Microsoft ad with Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld, and how they don't get it. Mike Arrington doesn't get it, and neither does my friend Mark Evans,…

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My friend and online marketing wizard Leigh Himel has a great post today on Facebook, in the wake of a New York Times story about how a Montreal company (Weblo, which also runs a kind of virtual world by the same name) is helping Facebook users run ads on their own profile pages -- something…
Interesting post by danah boyd -- a sociologist who has become known for focusing on social networks such as MySpace and how young people use (and abuse) them -- about the billion-dollar question: Who is clicking on all those Web ads, and what does that say about Web advertising and about the online economy in…

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Predictably enough, Facebook's new advertising initiative known as Beacon -- the one that follows you around even when you're outside Facebook and watches what you're buying on partner websites -- has sparked a small frenzy of consternation about privacy, with Charlene Li's post about her suddenly public shopping spree at Overstock heading the pack. I'm…

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As described at Google's AdSense blog and in this New York Times story, Google is rolling out ad-supported video to all members of the search engine's AdSense program -- something the company launched as a limited beta trial back in May. Whether this is a breakthrough use of YouTube as an advertising platform, or a…

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