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Communication Internet Legal & Politics Social Media & Social Networking

Social Networks: your data, on-demand

There was a time when we created discrete, often well-formed by largely isolated island states of data. Then the Web went all two-point-oh, and oh how things changed… In the first installment, I looked at the problem of Social Media Fatigue and a possible cure. The cure being an open, secure and portable means of […]

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Google Internet SEO & SEM SMO & SMM Social Media & Social Networking Technology Web Design & Development

The death of the search engine

So there I was, looking for bank statements. Inside my head, formulating simple queries that would help me find what I was looking for. And after eventually sorting out my tax, I thought to myself: “In the future, will we actually search for stuff?” On the web, I hasten to add. I ask this simple […]

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Google Innovation Internet Media & Publishing SEO & SEM SMO & SMM Social Media & Social Networking Society & Culture Yahoo!

Web 2.0 + 1

I never really hit it off with the Web 2.0 moniker. To me, it was and still is a marketing gimmick that doesn’t reflect the fullness of the second breath the web has taken recently. Version two implies the web has stepped forward. To me, that’s to neglect the fact that the web has not […]

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Innovation Internet SMO & SMM Social Media & Social Networking Software & Hardware Technology Yahoo!

Yahoo! getting local on a global scale

There’s no doubting that Yahoo! have caught the scent of a success idea and are pushing the fold with the whole Mashups thing. What with their previous Mashup efforts including Brand Universe and Pipes, Yahoo! are on a roll: “A reader tipped us off about these new local city Mashups Yahoo is currently beta testing […]

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Business Innovation Internet SMO & SMM Social Media & Social Networking Yahoo!

Mashup Pipe dreams for Yahoo!

I do so like the direction Yahoo! are taking recently. Rather than trying to battle Google head-on through search, they’re coming from many different angles pursuing smaller, more niche directions. Their main vector of attack recently being Mashups. While they busy themselves with their various web properties together via other means, you can now entangle […]