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FOX: Merchants of Cool

Where do you turn to find the hottest local bands? How about FOX Interactive Media’s O&Os! Thats right folks, no longer satisfied with highschool sports, Local TV lashes out at local music. From Lost Remote: “FOX Interactive Media and a few FOX O&O’s have launched a few local music websites in connection with MySpace. The […]

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Lonelygirl15 finale: 12 in 12

It seems like such a long time ago but I guess it was last summer. From Mashable: “the Season One finale of Lonelygirl15 (yes, there may be another series) will be debuted exclusively on MySpaceTV on Friday, August 3rd. But wait, there’s more: this “12 In 12″ event means 12 LonelyGirl15 segments run at a […]

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MySpace TV

In a bid to compete with Youtube, MySpace announces plans for MySpace TV. From Adweek: “News Corp.’s MySpace will launch an enhanced beta version of its video site this week designed to compete with Google’s YouTube. “This is the next step in the evolution of video on MySpace,” said Jeff Berman, gm of video at […]

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Sab Kanaujia, NBCU and Social Networks

TechCrunch dug out a deleted post in google cache from Sab Kanaujia, VP of Digital Innovation at NBC Digital Media. The post referred to NBC’s position and plans for social networks. TechCrunch: “On December 26, 2006 he wrote a long post on his blog outlining NBC’s vision for social networking. Sometime After January 9 the […]

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News Corp’s Peter Chernin: No Money in UGC

Peter Chernin sees a big story for online advertising in 2007 but sees little potential to monitize user generated content. The Hollywood Reporter: “News Corp. president and chief operating officer Peter Chernin said Tuesday that he expects his company to exceed its goal of $500 million in digital revenue for the current fiscal year and […]

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Susan Wu on Second Life Open Source

Susan takes a long look at the recent open source announcement for Second Life. Beneficial developments: “Reducing the engineering/QA costs at Linden Lab. Mashup style applications, like widgets for MySpace. Improved graphics. Better support for third-party building tools. Accessibility by new audiences. Challenges: Revenge of CopyBot. Dying Netscape’s Noble Death? Building Babel?”

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Bambi’s Video is King

Bambi Fransisco thinks video is king. Here some other highlights: Video will drive online advertising. The video business will be bigger than print online. Wikis will be embraced. Poor content will increasingly be consumed. A new MySpace, YouTube or Google will emerge.

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Online Video: Cody Willard’s "Google Put"

Cody Willard has a powerful article on Financial Times about the future, near future, of online video. From the article: “Nothing drives me crazier than when people point to the huge, early successes of MySpace and YouTube, clearly the respective de facto standards in social networking and in user-generated video, and try to explain that […]

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Agency for Virtual Nomenclature and Addressing (corrected)(with feeling!)

Rik Riel points out that ICANN has announced it will seek to control, or will control, virtual address locations. From the post: “In a surprise announcement at the ICANN Board Meeting in Sao Paolo, Brazil, Vint Cerf, chair of the ICANN Board, declared that the US-based agency responsible for the web’s domain system was now […]

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Social Network Numbers

Liz Gannes at GigaOm point to some new numbers from Hitwise: “Today Hitwise sent out its measure of U.S. social network market shares by divvying up visits to the top 20 sites in the sector (see chart). MySpace has more that 80 percent of this category.”

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