Diggable 300×250 Ads on Digg

Today Digg launched new functionality that gives readers the ability to share their favorite banner ads with friends across the Digg community — as well as bury the ones they don’t like. From the Digg blog: “We launched ‘Digg Ads’ over a year ago — these advertisements are content-based and allow the Digg community to Digg … Read moreDiggable 300×250 Ads on Digg

The Blogs and News Aggregators That Killed News in the 1920s

From the book review of The Publisher, Alan Brinkley’s new biography of Henry Luce, the media entrepreneur who founded Time (in 1923), Fortune, Life, and Sports Illustrated. “Luce and Hadden shared a contempt for what is now called the mainstream media, both the sensational tabloids and the serious dailies, which they regarded as dull and … Read moreThe Blogs and News Aggregators That Killed News in the 1920s

More Links Uploaded to Facebook than Twitter; Is Facebook Driving More Traffic?

Mashable and TBI are reporting on data from widget-maker AddToAny that shows more people now share links via Facebook than via email, with Twitter just behind email. Mashable’s interpretation of the data: “According to AddToAny, Facebook now dominates sharing, with 24 percent of shares from the widget consisting of users posting items to the social … Read moreMore Links Uploaded to Facebook than Twitter; Is Facebook Driving More Traffic?

Amex OPEN Forum Blog: It’s an SMB Publication Now

I’ve viewed American Express’s OPEN Forum blog as a legitimate small business publication for a long time, but, hey, I’m biased. Amex partners with FM and top SMB authors and experts (Anita Campbell, Scott Belsky, Guy Kawasaki, John Jantsch, Mike Masnick, Knowledge@Wharton, the Techdirt Insight Community, et al) to create the editorial content published on … Read moreAmex OPEN Forum Blog: It’s an SMB Publication Now

Dell’s The Future of Storage, Assisted by Techdirt, Ars Technica

Dell taps Techdirt’s Insight Community on a project that’s somewhere between a virtual focus group and a sponsored forum. As Techdirt’s Mike Masnick puts it: “we’ve put together a site, sponsored by Dell, on The Future of Storage, which is powered by the Techdirt Insight Community. We’re building an ongoing conversation around the future direction … Read moreDell’s The Future of Storage, Assisted by Techdirt, Ars Technica