AM Affiliate: Advertising Is Now Social, Aol + Yahoo to Merge?, + More

» “At BuzzFeed, we believe that things have fundamentally changed and advertising is now social.” – Andy Wiedlin, Chief Revenue Officer of BuzzFeed. [MarketWatch} » The tech bubble may not be popping, but it is deflating and losing its luster. [Adotas] » Aol + Yahoo = Major wins for both… Read more“AM Affiliate: Advertising Is Now Social, Aol + Yahoo to Merge?, + More”

Bonus Points: Summer’s Finally Here! Edition

Well hello, weekend workers. Now that June is here, we’ll declare it Summer, even though Summer doesn’t technically start for another 17 or so days. So whether you’re checking in from your backyard hammock, from an iPad at a park, or you’re seeking refuge inside an air-conditioned Apple Store–where miracles… Read more“Bonus Points: Summer’s Finally Here! Edition”

The Decline of Digg vs. The Rise of Twitter: What Does It Mean?

Surprising news today that according to TechCrunch, social media mainstay Digg is to lay off just under 40% of its workforce. This sweeping cut is just part of new CEO Matt Williams‘ general product refocus of the user-powered social news aggregator. In wake of these cuts, perhaps a major culprit… Read more“The Decline of Digg vs. The Rise of Twitter: What Does It Mean?”