Posts tagged with 'Social Media'
After losing out to Google in the race to sign up Myspace as an advertising client,
has landed a deal with the US' second largest social networking site Facebook.
The British public still consider traditional media brands to be far more trustworthy than blogs, according to a survey commissioned by
interactive marketing company Telecom Express
Troubled social networking site Friendster is set to announce some $10 million in VC funding to help it regain ground on its rivals, according to the
Wall Street Journal
Online communities such as Myspace are becoming a major target for spyware creators, security company Webroot has warned.
The group says spyware infection rates have returned to 2004 peak levels as cyber criminals focus on new distribution channels such as social networking sites.
LOVEFiLM's Craig Sullivan provides a weekly overview of the key news stories to emerge this week in the online video sector.
A new social networking site has gone live, providing user-generated information for holidaymakers and UK commuters.
Founded by 27 year old Oxford grad James Holmes, Travelhiker.com allows members to share photos, diaries and reviews, as well as to find companions for trips.
Whilst looking through our site visitors stats recently I noticed two big spikes in traffic.
What may have caused them...?
US newspaper groups could face a US$20 billion shortfall in the next five years as readers and advertisers shift to the web, according to
Analyst group Outsell said a ‘perfect storm’ of declining circulation, pressure on print advertising and rapid growth of online news media would lead to a huge revenue gap for the newspaper industry by 2010.
WPP has made its second foray in a month into the social media space with the purchase of a stake in reputation monitoring company Visible Technologies.
The ad giant said it had agreed to buy a quarter of the Seattle-based firm and entered into an option to acquire a further 26%.
In another indication of growing interest among VCs in Web 2.0 outfits,
has raised US$15 million in a round of financing led by existing backer Index Ventures.
The Paris and London-based start-up, which claims to have recruited five million users of its customisable Ajax home page, plans to use the funding to help it take on rivals such as Microsoft's Live.com and Pageflakes.