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John Battelle / John Battelle's Search Blog:
Apple+Topsy: It's Not About Twitter (And Twitter Is Probably Cool With That)   —  I'm going out on a limb, but a fairly stout one: Like Azeem, I think Apple bought Topsy for its search chops.  But Azeem, who I admire greatly, says Topsy could become the search engine “for iOS …
Dec 4, 2013, 1:20 AMIn context
John Battelle / John Battelle's Search Blog:
Online ad tech may become the real-time processing layer driving more of our transactions   —  Why The Banner Ad Is Heroic, And Adtech is Our Greatest Artifact  —  Every good story needs a hero.  Back when I wrote The Search, that hero was Google - the book wasn't about Google alone …
Nov 24, 2013, 8:20 AMIn context
John Battelle / John Battelle's Search Blog:
Yahoo! and Tumblr: It's About Display, Streams & Native at Scale   —  The world is atwitter about Tumblr's big exit to Yahoo!, and from what I can tell it seems this one is going to really happen (ATD is covering it well).  There are plenty of smart and appropriate takes on why this move makes sense …
May 20, 2013, 1:20 AMIn context
John Battelle / John Battelle's Search Blog:
Portrait of Twitter As A Young Media Company   —  The post Portrait of Twitter As A Young Media Company appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.  —  Last year I predicted that Twitter would become a media company.  However, I focused mainly on the new “Discover” functionality, and I probably should have gone a lot further.
Jan 22, 2013, 7:30 AMIn context
John Battelle / John Battelle's Search Blog:
Facebook Is No Longer Flat: On Graph Search   —  By now the news is sweeping across the blogosophere and into the mainstream press: Facebook is doing Search!  Well, not so fast.  Facebook is not doing search, at least not search Google-style.  However, the world's largest social network …
Jan 16, 2013, 7:30 AMIn context
John Battelle / John Battelle's Search Blog:
Am I An Outlier, Or Are Apple Products No Longer Easy To Use?   —  I've been a Mac guy for almost my entire adult life.  I wrote my first college papers on a typewriter, but by the end of my freshman year - almost 30 years ago - I was on an IBM PC.  Then, in 1984, I found the Mac, and I never looked back.
Sep 14, 2012, 1:30 AMIn context
John Battelle / John Battelle's Search Blog:
On Thneeds and the “Death of Display”   —  It's all over the news these days: Display advertising is dead.  Or put more accurately, the world of “boxes and rectangles” is dead.  No one pays attention to banner ads, the reasoning goes, and the model never really worked in the first place (except for direct response).
May 8, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Jbat / John Battelle's Search Blog:
Does the Pebble Cause a Ripple In Apple's Waters?   —  Ever since the Pebble watch became an cause célèbre in tech circles for its kickass Kickstarter moves (it's raised almost $7mm dollars and counting), something's been nagging me about the company and its product.
May 1, 2012, 10:30 AMIn context
John Battelle / John Battelle's Search Blog:
A Sad State of Internet Affairs: The Journal on Google, Apple, and “Privacy”   —  The news alert from the Wall St. Journal hit my phone about an hour ago, pulling me away from tasting “Texas Bourbon” in San Antonio to sit down and grok this headline: Google's iPhone Tracking.
Feb 17, 2012, 4:25 AMIn context
John Battelle / John Battelle's Search Blog:
It's Not Whether Google's Threatened.  It's Asking Ourselves: What Commons Do We Wish For?   —  If Facebook's IPO filing does anything besides mint a lot of millionaires, it will be to shine a rather unsettling light on a fact most of us would rather not acknowledge: The web as we know it is rather …
Feb 4, 2012, 9:25 AMIn context

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