Facebook Ecosystem: Marketing, Mobile & My That’s A Lot of Photos

Three interesting data points from last Friday’s TechCrunch Facebook Ecosystem Conference in Redwood City: Advertisers want analytics, mobile is brutal, and pictures are priceless.

Intel iQ – A Social Media Marketing Experiment

Intel’s new iQ social publishing site provides Intel customers, employees, and channel partners with useful content that they can share via social media, with the intent of focusing readers’ eyeballs and attention on Intel’s chips and the products they power.

Pogoplug Launches DIY Onsite Private Cloud: A Cheap Alternative for Small Businesses

Cloud computing isn’t just for the enterprise – many small businesses are starting to move some of their content to the cloud, typically through public cloud solutions such as Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and others. With today’s release of Pogoplug Teams, really small companies looking to get into cloud storage have an even cheaper, though […]

Data You Need to Make Content Go Viral

Bitly was one of the first, and remains one of the most popular URL-shortening sites, making it easy to collect, organize, shorten and share links. In addition to its open public API, one of bitly’s nicest features is the analytics pane where you can track what happens when a link you’ve shortened gets shared around the web. These links […]

Google’s Cloud Drive – Cumulus, Stratus, or Cirrus?

The cloud storage community is aflutter this week with news that Google is planning to release a service, called “Drive” or “G-Drive”, that would let you store images, videos, music and documents on Google’s servers, making your content accessible from any device. Reports suggest users would receive five or ten gigabytes of storage free, with options to […]

Social Content Curation – The Next Big Thing?

In a new blog post, How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing, serial tech entrepreneur Elad Gil brings into focus one of the key trends now roiling the Web – the value added by people assessing the relevance of content. Gil describes how, over the last […]