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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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Visualization of Blogs
27th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Visualization of Blogs

Anjo is doing some very interesting work on Visually representing blogs. The picture to the left (click to enlarge) is a partial visualization of Scobleizer over a year. Anjo describes what you’re looking at by writing: • Size of a blob is determined by the number of words in the ...more
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NYT Online Advertisign is up 32%
26th of January 2005 Darren Rowse 1

NYT Online Advertisign is up 32%

ClickZ reports that Online Ad Revenues Up 32 Percent at New York Times Co. its not a blog – but I figure its representative of what is happening in the wider online community. ‘Advertising revenue for The New York Times’ online unit increased 32.2 percent for December 2004 compared with ...more
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Searches on “Blogs” and “Blogging” up by 10% on Yahoo
25th of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Searches on “Blogs” and “Blogging” up by 10% on Yahoo

Yahoo Buzz Reports that blogging has continued to climb the most search for words rankings: Blogging continues its march on the mainstream. It’s considered essential to consume a steady diet of weblogs to keep up with what’s hot on the Web. Searches on “blogs” and “blogging” are still surging and ...more
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PicturePhone.com For Sale – $1 Million Start Bid
23rd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 3

PicturePhone.com For Sale – $1 Million Start Bid

Do you want to buy a domain name? Got a spare $1million dollars? Then PicturePhone.com might interest you! It isn’t a blog and therefore isn’t quite relevant here but I couldn’t resist linking up. You see PicturePhone.com will be auctioned off to the highest bigger on January 31 to the ...more
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Returning to Blog Ethics
21st of January 2005 Darren Rowse

Returning to Blog Ethics

Jeff Jarvis is taking another stab at the blogging and ethics question and this time tries to take a different approach –‘Some of us have been looking at this ethics question the wrong way: The starting point is not to impose a code of ethics on a medium but instead ...more
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