Pinterest fights Chinese cyber-squatter. A Chinese man has been snapping up dozens of domain names related to popular American start-ups and is seeking to trademark some of the names in the US and China.
Qian Jin of Nanjing, China, has applied to register marks like Foursquare, Twitter, Quora and Instagram and has also bought dozens of websites like Pinterests.com and Pinterest.de Qian’s activities are described in a lawsuit filed by Pinterest last week in San Francisco. In its complaint, the popular image site says the defendant is a “serial cyber-squatter who has registered and owns hundreds of infringing domain names.” The Internet map. The map of the Internet Like any other map, The Internet map is a scheme displaying objects’ relative position; but unlike real maps (e.g. the map of the Earth) or virtual maps (e.g. the map of Mordor), the objects shown on it are not aligned on a surface.
Mathematically speaking, The Internet map is a bi-dimensional presentation of links between websites on the Internet. Every site is a circle on the map, and its size is determined by website traffic, the larger the amount of traffic, the bigger the circle. Users’ switching between websites forms links, and the stronger the link, the closer the websites tend to arrange themselves to each other. Charges and springs. Cartographie des entreprises et de leurs dirigeants. Clipix Wants To Be A Pinterest For The Real World. Does the world really need another visual bookmarking service?
After all, we already have Pinterest and all of its clones. Clipix, however, believes that it has found a way to differentiate itself from the competition. The service, which is coming out of beta today, feels a bit like a hybrid between Evernote and Pinterest, with a bit of Pearltrees thrown in for good measure. Around pearltrees. Applications for a paradigm shift in online learning.
Content Curation Guide for SEO - What, How, Why. The author's posts are entirely his or her own (excluding the unlikely event of hypnosis) and may not always reflect the views of Moz.
When it comes to the Internet, I imagine it as the warehouse where the Ark is archived at the end of Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark. The Ark is that outstanding content someone has produced and that no other will be able to see again, because it is forgotten and hidden between gazillions of other contents.
Apart from the gigantic volume of pages present in the Internet, for a long time, search spam has been making the discovery of reliable sources difficult; and – let's be honest – Social Media has enhanced this issue, because it added even more noise and dispersion. Ifttt tool for data journalism. Tool of the week: ifttt, shorthand for “if this then that”.
What is it? This tool is still in private beta but it is worth applying for an invitation and waiting to see when it goes public as it promises interesting possibilities for journalists. The best way to understand it is to read this description of ifttt, which explains that the tool works on the premise of “if this then that” or “when something happens (this) then do something else (that)”. The ifttt site explains it clearly:
The Alex Howard Daily on Twitter. UberMedia lance chime.in, un "anti-Twitter" Un Australien de 17 ans à l'origine du chaos sur Twitter. Bill Gross wants to take on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ Entrepreneur Bill Gross is already famous in technology circles for developing the search-related keyword advertising model that Google has since made billions by perfecting.
Now, he is launching a content-focused social network called Chime.in that will compete not just with Google’s new social platform Google+ but with Twitter and Facebook too, and link-sharing sites like Reddit and Digg as well. Does the world need another social platform for sharing content? Google Engineer: Here's Why Google+ Is Failing, And How We Can Start "Doing This Right" Last night, Google engineer, blogger, and frequent public speaker Steve Yegge wrote an epic rant about Google's inept handling of the Google+ platform.
His primary message: Google+ is not a platform like Facebook. It's trying to dictate the direction of Google+ instead of opening up to developers and letting them show Google what makes sense and what doesn't. He posted the rant on Google+, but forgot to turn off the "Public" sharing option. Mind Mapping Software, Brainstorming, GTD and Knowledgebase Software. Quels sites sont les plus sociables sur Facebook ? L'iPad devrait dominer les tablettes tactiles jusqu'en 2014.
Facebook, le réseau qu'on aime détester - M Magazine. How Amazon Controls Ecommerce (Slides) When you think about ecommerce, you think about Amazon.
But how did a company that started with online books come to dominate an estimated one third of ecommerce in the U.S.? In the 72 slides above, global consulting boutique faberNovel breaks down Amazon’s business and strategy. Une vidéo de 3 minutes pour entrer dans l'univers des Creative Commons. Former Myspacers Build Link Curator ‘Tagging Robot’ Former VP of Product at Myspace Todd Leeloy and Myspace Product Manager Joe Munoz have launched a semantic tagging network and link curation service today called Tagging Robot.
Tagging Robot currently crawls your Facebook newsfeed and separates your links based on topics, as well as giving you relevant topics data for each link. Tagging Robot uses NLP and Machine Learning to build users a topic-centered profile, and uses your Facebook Interests and Social Graph to populate the page. Beansight : La boule de cristal communautaire est en ligne. Case Studies in Freemium: Pandora, Dropbox, Evernote, Automattic. Don’t spend money on marketing, do offer flexibility and data exporting to eliminate buyers’ regret, make sure to capitalize on and value goodwill, and only charge for things that are hard to do.
That’s what some startups say is the key to success in the freemium business. But the biggest reason the five presenters this morning at the Freemium Summit in San Francisco — Pandora, Dropbox, Evernote, Automattic (see disclosure at the bottom) and MailChimp — are doing well is because they have great products that people want. Mobile Messaging March Madness. Editor’s note: Guest author Semil Shah is an entrepreneur interested in digital media, consumer Internet, and social networks. He is based in Palo Alto and you can follow him on twitter @semilshah. On Thursday, I used Yobongo all day, which helped me find a new lunch spot, run into an old friend, and meet a Yobongo co-founder. That afternoon, I thought it would be a good time to write about the new group and mobile messaging wars for TechCrunch. A few hours later, Color Labs launched, to put it mildly.