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Yahoo buys Flickr – Confirmed
21st of March 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Yahoo buys Flickr – Confirmed

FlickrBlog confirms the rumors that everyone has been talking about recently – Yahoo! has bought Flickr: ‘Holy smokes, SOMEBODY out there is bad at keeping secrets!! Yes! We can finally confirm that Yahoo has made a definitive agreement to acquire Flickr and us, Ludicorp. Smack the tattlers and pop the ...more
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Preople Rank – Is yours bigger than mine?
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 2

Preople Rank – Is yours bigger than mine?

Ok – for all of us Ego surfers out there – Preople Rank is just the trick. It will rank your name in comparison to others on the internet. This is how they explain their service. ‘ok, we visit a few search engines, search for your name, get the number ...more
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Comparing Blogs to John Kerry – An issue of recognition
19th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

Comparing Blogs to John Kerry – An issue of recognition

There has been a bit of commentary around the web this week about the statistics that 48% of Americans have never knowingly read a blog and that only 7% are regular readers. Whilst bloggers might be a little disappointed in such statistics I actually think that they are good. It ...more
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State of The Blogosphere – Volume of posting Up
17th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

State of The Blogosphere – Volume of posting Up

Sifry continues his State of The Blogosphere series of posts and looks at volume of posting. ‘On average, Technorati is tracking about 500,000 posts per day, which is about 5.8 posts per second. In October 2004, we were seeing about 400,000 posts per day.’
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Yahoo 360 – Blending Blogging and social networking
16th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

Yahoo 360 – Blending Blogging and social networking

It looks like Yahoo! is getting further into the Blogging Business with their new venture to be released later this monty – Yahoo 360 – a service that combines a number of functions including blogging and social networking. Here’s how its explained at Yahoo News. ‘Yahoo Inc. is preparing to ...more
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Apple 1, bloggers 0
7th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Apple 1, bloggers 0

I find this finding by a San Jose judge to be quite puzzling. It seems bloggers are not held under the same law as journalists. I’m sure there will be an appeal of the decision – perhaps as bloggers we should pass around the hat to help fund it – ...more
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Yahoo to Invest in Blogs, Analyst Says
7th of March 2005 Darren Rowse

Yahoo to Invest in Blogs, Analyst Says

A quick quote from an article found on Yahoo! News written about Yahoo! ‘Internet media company Yahoo Inc. is likely to build and buy tools that help its users create, publish and search blogs, Susquehanna Financial Group Marianne Wolk said in a note on Friday.’ Read more at Yahoo to ...more
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Tsunami Blogging – What did we learn?
9th of February 2005 Darren Rowse

Tsunami Blogging – What did we learn?

I really enjoyed reading Pete Blackshaw’s Marketing Through the Tsunami Lens article today where he examines some of the lessons learned and trends that have emerged as a result of the mass of blogging that happened around the Tsunami tragedy late last year and in the weeks that followed. He ...more
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Yahoo! Blogs
2nd of February 2005 Darren Rowse

Yahoo! Blogs

It looks like Yahoo! have been getting into the blogging thing with the launch of Yahoo! Japan’s Blogs beta. I wonder if we’ll see this rolled out world wide at some point from Yahoo!? The features of what they are offering look pretty comprehensive with them coming complete with RSS ...more
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