John Cook / Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
New York Times adds sharing tool — The New York Times unveiled a new service today that allows readers to quickly post stories that they find on the newspaper's Web site to Digg, Facebook and Newsvine. — It marks the first time that the country's third-largest newspaper has added …
Discussion: Business 2.0 Beta, The Next Net, Global Nerdy, Susan Mernit's Blog and Bokardo
Erick Schonfeld / The Next Net: New York Times Learns to Share
George Scriban / Global Nerdy: The Grey Lady sports some "social news" tattoos
Josh / Bokardo: New York Times Goes Social
Natali Del Conte / TechCrunch:
New York Times Surrenders To Social News — The New York Times has decided to let users post stories directly from their site to Digg, Facebook, and Newsvine. As of Monday, the paper will embed links to all three sites to most of their online stories. — The new link will not be embedded …
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: NY Times Adds 'Sharing' for News 2.0 Sites
Scan and search a five-day-long "River" of headlines — Today I'm introducing, for each site, a page offering an extended reverse-chronological listing of posts that attain headline status. Techmeme River, memeorandum River, WeSmirch River, and Ballbug River each include about five days of headlines.
Discussion: Digital Inspiration, JD on EP, Quick Online Tips, Rex Hammock's weblog and Bloggers Blog
Amit Agarwal / Digital Inspiration: Techmeme River of News is Like Digg Spy But With Credible Sources Only
Rex Hammock / Rex Hammock's weblog: Cruising along Rivera's River
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: TechMeme Opens Archives
Peter Edmonston / New York Times:
In Web Traffic Tallies, Intruders Can Say You Visited Them — In late May, more than five million Web users vanished. — The disappearing act came when Nielsen/NetRatings, a leading company in measuring Internet traffic, sharply cut its previously reported statistics for the financial Web …
Discussion: GigaOM, ContentBlogger, John Furrier, CenterNetworks and HipMojo.com
Om Malik / GigaOM: The NY Times & quest for page views
Maria Aspan / New York Times:
YouTube Adds a Layer of Filtering to Be a Little Nicer — When the video-sharing site YouTube.com was sold to Google, many of its users worried that corporate ownership would restrict the content of its videos. But now one of YouTube's corporate partners is changing the ways that users comment on those videos instead.
Discussion: Reel Pop, PaidContent, IP Democracy, Lost Remote and NewTeeVee
Hollywoodreporter / Reel Pop: YouTube censors comments to benefit CBS
Staci D. Kramer / PaidContent: YouTube Allows CBS, Others To Edit, Place Comments
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy: CBS Moves YouTube Comments to Separate Page
Cory Bergman / Lost Remote: CBS vetting its comments on YouTube
Paul Kapustka / NewTeeVee: YouTube, CBS Censoring Comments
New York Times:
Times Sq. Ads Spread Via Tourists' Cameras — Advertisers have long been drawn to Times Square as a valuable place to reach consumers, paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for space on billboards and blazing video screens. — But recently they have discovered that down on the ground …
Discussion: cgm, Rex Hammock's weblog and CCUCEO
Pete Blackshaw / cgm: Say Cheese: The Times Square "CGM Multiple" or "Echo Effect"
Rex Hammock / Rex Hammock's weblog: Advice to marketers: Never use the term consumer-generated photos
Zane Safrit / CCUCEO: Citizen Marketing: NY Times-style
I'm Joining Splashcast — I've been offered and have decided to accept a full time position as Director of Content at a pre-launch Portland startup called Splashcast. Splashcast is a multimedia platform that I believe is going to change the web in some important ways. TechCrunch broke the news.
Discussion: Web Strategy
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy: Marshall Kirkpatrick joins SplashCast
Natali Del Conte / TechCrunch: Marshall Kirkpatrick Joins SplashCast
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Understanding Mobile 2.0 — Written by Rudy De Waele of m-trends.org and edited by Richard MacManus. This kicks off a mini-series of posts on the topic of Mobile 2.0, which we will explore on R/WW this week. — On the eve of Le Web 3 in Paris - and one month after the Web 2.0 Summit concluded …
Rudy De Waele / m-trends.org: Mobile 2.0 at Read/WriteWeb — Kudos to Richard MacManus …
Jason Clarke / Download Squad:
Why digg is destined for failure — If you've ever had the good fortune of having one of your websites or blog posts dugg to the point of showing up on digg's homepage, you've enjoyed a huge traffic boost to your site. This is wonderful for web publishers, and I'm not going to lie …
Alex Mindlin / New York Times:
Sales of iPods and iTunes Not Much in Sync — Apple's ubiquitous iPod and its iTunes music store were intended to be a kind of perpetual motion machine, with iPods helping to sell iTunes and iTunes helping to sell iPods. — Although both are successful, the relationship may not have worked out exactly as expected.
Discussion: Rough Type, The Unofficial Apple Weblog, michael parekh on IT, TeleRead and Furdlog
Erica Sadun / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: NYTimes: 22 Songs Per iPod
Michael / michael parekh on IT: ON LINKING iPODs AND iTUNES
David Rothman / TeleRead: iPod/iTune stats: Bad news for Sony's e-book biz model?
Kasper Jade / AppleInsider:
Public beta of Adobe Creative Suite 3 may boost Mac sales — Exclusive: Sales of Apple Computer's professional Mac line could receive a shot in the arm later this month if Adobe Systems proceeds with plans to release an early public beta of its Creative Suite 3.0 software bundle.
Discussion: Infinite Loop
Charles Jade / Infinite Loop: Adobe to release public beta of Creative Suite?
Ross / Socialtext Enterprise Wiki blogs:
Socialtext Unplugged — Today at Le Web 3 in Paris we launched Socialtext Unplugged, the offline wiki. On my way here, I used it by clicking on the Unplug icon, downloading a collection of wiki pages, got on a plane and edited them offline. Landed, connected and synched up changes.
Discussion: TechCrunch and Between the Lines
Natali Del Conte / TechCrunch: Socialtext Launches Unplugging Capability
Dan Farber / Between the Lines: Socialtext for the sometimes connected
Fred / A VC:
Pre-Roll Prediction — Pre-roll ads are going the way of popups and other intrusive ads. They won't be around in a couple years. And the online video services that use them to monetize their audience won't be around either. — Because the thing you have to understand about digital media is its pervasive and abundant.
Discussion: Mark Evans, ClickZ News Blog, John Furrier and Labnotes
Kevin Newcomb / ClickZ News Blog: RIP Pre-roll Ads
Assaf / Labnotes: Rounded Corners - 72
David Cohn / NewAssignment.Net blogs:
You Can't Beat YouTube Without the Users — The latest buzz circulating through Web forums has a group of media companies teaming up to develop a YouTube killer. PaidContent.org has a nice wrap-up of the developing rumor here. — "The theory is that if you were to aggregate enough exclusive content …
Discussion: The Utube Blog