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The US vs. Lori Drew – What Happens Now?

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Last week a new precedent for punishing cyberbullies was set as Missouri mom Lori Drew was convicted of three misdemeanors for violating MySpace’s terms of service in a complex hoax that led to a young girl’s suicide.
Megan Meier was thirteen when she had a falling out with Drew’s daughter, Sarah. Drew took it upon herself, [...]

MySpace Launches New Advertising Tool

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

MySpace is looking for ways to increase its revenue stream and MyAds may be just what they are looking for.

The new program targets small and medium size businesses and allows users to create their own advertisements using a template hosted by MySpace. Advertisers can upload images, logos and text to create banner advertisements.
The [...]

Where Can Social Media Take Your Business?

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

This is the first post in a series about social media.
Apogee launched our very first social media client in September and it has been quite an adventure bringing their corporate presence to the masses through Twitter, Facebook and the like. It’s been exciting to set up new channels of contact between our client and their [...]

Will Mash make Yahoo a better Number 2?

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

In the history of monolithic number two companies there have been a variety of innovations that have shifted the market place’s attention from the leader. Pepsi made clear cola, Reebok put a .002-psi pump in a shoe, Burger King concocted some sort of Chicken French Fry, and now Yahoo is creating a social networking site.
With [...]

SMX Advanced – SEO, Meet SMM

Monday, June 4th, 2007

Again, all statements are paraphrased as fast as I could type them.
Moderator – Danny Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief, Search Engine Land
Rand Fishkin – CEO & Co-Founder, SEOmoz
Cindy Krum, Senior SEO Analyst, Blue Moon Works
Todd Malicoat, Internet Marketing Consultant, Stuntdubl
Neil Patel, Author, Pronet Advertising
Danny – This session will have more fundamental information in it, as many of the [...]

Google & MySpace

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

Google and News Corp. announced yesterday that Google will be the exclusive search provider for MySpace, in a deal expected to be worth at least $900MM in shared revenue.

Google and MySpace

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

John Battelle’s Searchblog:
John argues that Google was wise not to purchase MySpace as this might “queer its AdSense business”. Google has certainly done plenty to spook its partners of late, but this is a step in the correct direction.