Category Archives: MediaBites

King of Shave preps Facebook app

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Share this post King of Shaves, the shaving brand and e-commerce site, is planning to release a Facebook application in what could be the first ever brand marketing use of the social networking site in this manner. Word leaked out … Continue reading

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Online offers smart media owners potential for growth. Fact.

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Share this post Head of digital for the Guardian Media Group Simon Waldman hits back with both barrels today at John Duncan and his assertion in a previous issue of Press Gazette that online teams have ‘conned’ unsuspecting newspaper boards … Continue reading

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Interview: Jaman prepares European assault

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Share this post Jaman, California-based company that offers full length movies for either downloads or rental via a P2P client is planning to launch a European arm. The move is prior to an expansion of its programme of buying up … Continue reading

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Mashup TV 2.0 event live blog

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Share this post Live blogging from Mashup, "TV 2.0" Introducing the event Simon Grice of etribes and Mashup says sites like TV-Links.co.uk and Joox.net are the reason he hasn't watched live TV for 6 months. And hasn't rented a video … Continue reading

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Blogging from Mashup

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Share this post Check out the TV 2.0 event in London this week. Blog coverage to follow……

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Facebook is the new AOL

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Share this post ValleyWag today runs an interesting insider piece from a startup developing Facebook applications. Until recently FB members could invite all their friends to an app. creating massive viral adoption. Hence why some apps like Top Friends by … Continue reading

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CBS buys Last.fm for $280m, plans more ads

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Share this post As hinted at back in February, Last.fm has been trawling around looking for a buyer and today it found its harbour in the form of a US media giant. The ‘social music’ site has been bought by … Continue reading

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Google buys Feedburner to sell ads into RSS

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Share this post No wonder Google has acquired RSS management service Feedburner. FeedBurner publishes feeds for PC World, Computerworld, Macworld, Reuters, USA Today, AOL, Newsweek and many many more big and small publishers. That means the bulk of the content … Continue reading

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Joost hunts down talent, avoids UGC

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Share this post Joost is hiring talent scouts Creative Artists Agency to get Hollywood programming onto its service. Along with well known programming and a clutch of top advertisers Joost wants to offer shows from independent professional video makers rather … Continue reading

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DAB to be replaced – yet more confusion

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Share this post DAB radios being sold in the shops today will not be able to receive any of the many new stations that will launch using the new “AAC+” format in the coming years. Many of the new AAC+ … Continue reading

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