Nick / Rough Type:
The social graft — "Once every hundred years media changes," boy-coder turned big-thinker Mark Zuckerberg declared today at the Facebook Social Advertising Event in New York City. And it's true. Look back over the last millennium or two, and you'll see that every century, like clockwork, there's been a big change in media.
Discussion: HipMojo.com, Between the Lines, The Open Road, Bubblegeneration Strategy Lab, Microsoft News Tracker, Valleywag, Skrentablog, Webomatica, Deep Jive Interests, Basement.org, gapingvoid, The Last Podcast, Todd Watson, Mark Evans, Web Strategy, Unit Structures, Alexander van Elsas's Weblog …, Technovia, Jeremy Toeman's LIVEdigitally, Alec Saunders .LOG, MediaVidea, Guardian Unlimited, michael parekh on IT, Business Week, Read/WriteWeb, WinExtra, CNET News.com, Silicon Alley Insider, New York Times, TechCrunch, GigaOM, bub.blicio.us, Profy.Com, Search Engine Land and paidContent.org
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Facebook Whores It Up — Last night I could not be bothered …
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Maybe Google should fear Facebook's ad system
Umair / Bubblegeneration Strategy Lab: Research Note: Lord of the Flies, Or The Shape of the Faceconomy
Jordan Golson / Valleywag: A post about a cartoon about Facebook [Self-referential]
Richard Ziade / Basement.org: From Viral Marketing To STD's
Frederic / The Last Podcast: So Facebook does its own ads now...
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy: Weekly Digest of the Social Networking Space: Nov 7, 2007
Alexander van Elsas / Alexander van Elsas's Weblog …: The myth of SocialAds, Beacon and Insights: it ain't gonna work!
Ian Betteridge / Technovia: The natural terminus of social software
Jeremy Toeman / Jeremy Toeman's LIVEdigitally: Must-see-TV: Lessig talks about our pathetic copyright laws.
Jack Schofield / Guardian Unlimited: Facebook's social advertising system and the rise of the fansumer
Catherine Holahan / Business Week: Facebook: Marketers Are Your 'Friends'
Steven Hodson / WinExtra: Let's cut through the social crap
Dave Rosenberg / CNET News.com: Facebook decides to bastardize its community
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Facebook Ads: The Devil's In The Details*
Saul Hansell / New York Times: Facebook to Turn Users Into Endorsers
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Changing the Face of Brand Advertising Online
Om Malik / GigaOM: Is Facebook Beacon a Privacy Nightmare?
Brian Solis / bub.blicio.us: Facebook Releases Social Ads
Michael Garrett / Profy.Com: Facebook Beacon: A Driving Force Behind Facebook Ads
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Facebook Tripartite Ad System Launched: Facebook Pages, Social Ads & Beacon
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org: More On Facebook Ads; No Way To Opt Out Short Of Clamming Up
Leah Pearlman / Facebook Blog:
Facebook Ads — Today we announced an entirely new advertising solution for Facebook. Right now, we want to make clear what's changing—and what's not—for you. — First of all, what's not changing: — Facebook will always stay clutter-free and clean. — Facebook will never sell any of your information.
Discussion: Search Engine Watch Blog, ClickZ, Bokardo, Screenwerk, Insider Chatter, WebProNews, Between the Lines, Laughing Squid and Digital Daily
Kevin Newcomb / Search Engine Watch Blog: Here Come the Social Network Ads
Joshua Porter / Bokardo: The Difference between a Recommendation and an Ad
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Facebook Ads, 'Beacon' and Local
David A. Utter / WebProNews: Facebook Welcomes Users To The Social (Ads)
Scott Beale / Laughing Squid: Laughing Squid Facebook Page
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: SuperCoke! Application Adds Serious Fun to Facebook!
Louise Story / New York Times:
Facebook Is Marketing Your Brand Preferences (With Your Permission) — FACEBOOK wants to put your face on advertisements for products that you like. — Facebook .com is a social networking site that lets people accumulate "friends" and share preferences and play games with them.
Discussion: CrunchGear, Today @ PC World, CNET News.com and FP Posted
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Facebook ads will now target your friends based on your profile
Kyle Sutton / Today @ PC World: Facebook Puts Users to Work Pitching Products
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com: New advertising strategy is a big gamble for Facebook
Anne Zelenka / GigaOM:
Let's Be Friends: AdFriends
Let's Be Friends: AdFriends
Discussion: The Praized Blog
Sebastien Provencher / The Praized Blog: Facebook Ads: Facebook Wakes Up the Fan-Sumer in You
Saul Hansell / Bits: Facebook Everywhere — The most important bit of news …
Alan Patrick / broadstuff:
FACEBOOK ADS - DO THEY HAVE A CLUETRAIN?
FACEBOOK ADS - DO THEY HAVE A CLUETRAIN?
Discussion: Damien Mulley, Doc Searls Weblog, A Media Circus, Valleywag, Facebook Talk and CostPerNews
Nicholas Carlson / Valleywag: MySpace and Facebook's ad revolution in 100 words [Online Advertising]
Goob / Facebook Talk: Facebook Ads Debuts
Saul Hansell / Bits: Facebook's Next Privacy Problem
Kenneth Li / Reuters:
Time Warner to buy Quigo — NEW YORK (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc's AOL (TWX.N: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Wednesday it will buy Internet advertising technology company Quigo to bolster its ad force and make it more competitive with Google Inc (GOOG.O: Quote, Profile, Research) and Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O: Quote, Profile, Research).
Discussion: alarm:clock, paidContent.org and HipMojo.com
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org: AOL Does Buy Contextual Ad Provider Quigo; Reported Around $340 Million
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Top M&A Deals of 2007 — Editor's note: I knew we were speaking too soon.
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
AOL: Let's become an ad network before this really unravels — AOL acquired Internet advertising firm Quigo Tuesday in its latest move to transform itself into an ad network. And given AOL's financial state the rejiggering is a good idea. — In a statement AOL said it acquired Quigo …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: YHOO, TSCM, CNET et al Slammed By AOL Comments
AOL Enters into Agreement to Acquire Quigo, a Leading Site and Content-Targeted Advertising Firm — Acquisition Will Enhance AOL's Solutions for Advertisers and Publishers; Builds on Other Recent Acquisitions and Launch of Platform-A — NEW YORK & DULLES, Va.—(BUSINESS WIRE) …
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: AOL Buys Quigo (Confirmed)
Kevin Newcomb / Search Engine Watch Blog: AOL Adds Quigo to Platform A
Terrence Russell / Epicenter: AOL to Make Another Ad Acquisition — Quigo
Adam Ostrow / Mashable!: Confirmed: AOL Buys Contextual Ad Network Quigo
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Report: AOL To Acquire Quigo For $300 Million
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb:
AOL to Acquire Ad Network Quigo
AOL to Acquire Ad Network Quigo
Discussion: Bits, Search Engine Land and 901am
Saul Hansell / Bits: AOL's New Plan: It's Not Working
Dennis Bouchand / 901am: AOL acquires online advertising company Quigo
Google maps find their way to gas pumps — The Internet giant will join with another firm to give directions at service stations. — Lost drivers soon will be able to Google for help at the pump. — As part of a partnership to be announced today, the online search leader …
Discussion: CNET News.com, CrunchGear, Insider Chatter, gilbarco.com, Ars Technica, theWHIR.com Blogs, The Register, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Download Squad, Search Engine Land, Engadget, WebProNews, Screenwerk, Gadgetell, Zatz Not Funny!, Mashable!, Read/WriteWeb, TechCrunch, jkOnTheRun, Network World and Digg
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News.com: Gas stations getting pumped for Google Maps
Doug Aamoth / CrunchGear: Google Maps coming to your local Pump n' Munch?
Donna Bogatin / Insider Chatter: Naked Google Maps: NO Local Ads For Hungry Motorists
Paul Hirsch / theWHIR.com Blogs: Creative Web SaaSplication
Lewis Page / The Register: Google petrol pumps debut next month
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land: Search Google Maps At The Gas Pump
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Google gas pumps: the savior of lost men
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews: Google To Offer Directions At Gas Pump
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: Local Search at the Gas Station?
Natesh Sood / Gadgetell: Never be lost again; thanks Google
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Google Helps Lost Drivers At Gas Stations
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb: Coming to a Gas Pump Near You: Google
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch: Google Coming To A Gas Station Near You
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Google Maps: high-octane directions right from a gas pump
Paul McNamara / Network World: Google at the gas pump will save marriages
Dolapo / Official Google Reader Blog:
Attack of the 20%'ers — At Google, 20% time is core to our culture and today's Reader release incorporates features developed by two engineers in their 20% time. Those two engineers would be us! — Steve Lacey: As a blogger I like to include a blogroll on my site so that friends …
Discussion: TechCrunch, Search Engine Land, ParisLemon and Random Thoughts
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Google Reader Adds Blogrolls
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google Reader Improves iPhone Interface & Adds Blogroll Feature
MG Siegler / ParisLemon: Google Finally Nails Google Reader for iPhone
Steve Lacey / Random Thoughts: my second 20% project is now live
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Prince, Has Lost The Plot Prince, To Sue A Lot — To all those TechCrunch commenters who took offense at our previous coverage of the singer Prince's intentions to sue YouTube, The Pirate Bay and eBay for copyright infringement in September, read this carefully.
Discussion: The Register and Ars Technica
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Prince stomps on unofficial websites
Prince sites face legal threats
Prince sites face legal threats
Terrence O'Brien / Switched: Prince Sues His Number-One Fans
Johansch / my.opera.com:
The power of the Web with Opera Mini 4 — After three betas we're proud to release the shiny new Opera Mini 4 to the world. — We've done a lot with this new Opera Mini. For example, we rewrote the entire code for Opera Mini 4 and added lots of improvements and new features to make the browser even better.
Discussion: Download Squad, CrunchGear, BetaNews, CyberNet, MobHappy, All About Symbian, IntoMobile, Ajaxian, The Mobile Gadgeteer, Compiler, Ubergizmo and Digg
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Opera Mini 4 released
Doug Aamoth / CrunchGear: Opera Mini 4 out of beta, released today
Steve Litchfield / All About Symbian: Opera Mini 4 now finished
Dion Almaer / Ajaxian: Opera Mini 4 Released
Matthew Miller / The Mobile Gadgeteer: Opera Mini 4 comes out of beta to deliver the web to your mobile phone
Scott Gilbertson / Compiler: Opera Mini 4 Brings The Web To Your Mobile Phone
Martin Veitch / Inquirer:
Intel mulled buying Nvidia, ATI — INQ Interview Part 3 Gelsinger spills beans on graphics — FOR THE THIRD part of this exclusive interview with Intel senior vice president Pat Gelsinger, we talked about GPUs, how Intel considered buying ATI and nVidia, the OLPC laptop and the Tablet PC.
Discussion: CNET News.com
Gregor / LiveSide:
Windows Live Messenger IM Control launched — Back in September at MIX UK we got a first look at a Messenger presence feature. Today marks the release of this handy little addition to the Messenger family. But what does Windows Live Messenger IM Control actually do?
Discussion: Mashable! and Delicate Genius Blog
Kristen Nicole / Mashable!: Windows Live Messenger Takes on More Meebo-Like Features
Delicategenius / Delicate Genius Blog: Windows Live Messenger IM Control
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Google's Game-Focused Advertising Initiative To Launch This Month — Google's (GOOG) long-rumored, game-focused advertising initiative is going to come to life later this month, according to sources familiar with the Mountain View, Calif-based company's plans.
Discussion: paidContent.org, Silicon Alley Insider and Mashable!
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider: Google Readies In-Game Ads
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Google's In-Game Advertising System Coming Soon
Darren Waters / BBC:
Symbian dismisses Google Android — Google's dominance of the web will not translate to the mobile phone market, a senior executive at Symbian has said. — John Forsyth, vice president of strategy at Symbian, the platform that powers many of the world's phones, said Google lacked experience.
Discussion: CrunchGear, Mashable! and Slashdot
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Android? Meh, Says Symbian
CmdrTaco / Slashdot: Symbian Blasts Google's Phone Initiative
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com:
Eisner's advice to striking writers: Blame Steve Jobs, not the studios — NEW YORK—In his keynote speech on Wednesday morning at the Media and Money conference hosted by Dow Jones and Nielsen, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner talked about writers as though they were a minority group that he didn't particularly understand well.
Discussion: paidContent.org and MacUser
Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org: @ Media & Money: Keynote: Michael Eisner: Strike is 'Insanity …
Dan Moren / MacUser: Eisner tries to sic writers on Jobs
Grant Robertson / Download Squad:
Fans shafted as Major League Baseball revokes DRM licenses — The crack of the bat, the smell of the grass and the pain of losing your purchased content to DRM deactivation. In what can only be called the biggest bonehead move since Bill Buckner's error in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series …
Discussion: Ars Technica, Boing Boing and Gadget Lab
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica: Major League Baseball's DRM change strikes out with fans
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing: MLB rips off fans who bought DRM videos
Rob Beschizza / Gadget Lab: Major League Baseball Wipes Out Customers' DRM Licenses