Posts Tagged ‘Facebook

04
Apr
11

Annenberg Innovation Lab Conference

An amazing conference last Friday.

31
Mar
11

social search

Google tries to counter the Facebook behavioral targeting advertising advantage.

14
Feb
11

Tunisia, Egypt & Facebook

A fascinating article on how social media really did have a galvanizing effect on the Egyptian Revolution.

28
Jan
11

How Egypt shut down the Internet

The Washington Posts describes the Egyptian Government Internet Kill Switch.

In a post on the Renesys site from around 7 p.m. Thursday night, the company observed that nearly all of the routes to Egypt were simultaneously withdrawn, starting at about 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Thursday night and 12:34 a.m. in Egypt. “Approximately 3,500 individual BGP routes were withdrawn,” the company wrote, “leaving no valid paths by which the rest of the world could continue to exchange Internet traffic with Egypt’s service providers.”

29
Nov
10

Can you get too big to innovate

Google is trying to retain talent even as Facebook and others try to recruit the top engineers. Is Scale the problem?

18
Nov
10

Facebook’s Monopoly Defense

When Microsoft was faced with a monopoly problem in the 1990’s , it made a major investment in Apple to keep it’s one competitor alive. Looks like Facebook is doing the same for My Space.

14
Nov
10

Information Monopolies

Tim Wu wonders why information firms tend towards monopoly.