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News Highlights: Social Networks & Online Video

Posted by Mort Greenberg on April 6, 2008

Source: http://news.google.com

Video boom threatens to gridlock the internet
Guardian, UK – 3 hours ago
The worst-case scenario is not so much a crash as a global gridlock in which email, social networks and everything else on the internet slows to a crawl,
Vigilance can thwart online predators
Carlisle Sentinel, PA – 2 hours ago
“Today, they stalk a variety of online sites, including chat rooms; social networking websites like MySpace and Facebook; Internet message boards; video

New York Times
Online Commercials: Now That’sa Hard Sell
New York Times, United States – 2 hours ago
on social networking sites or anywhere else, without directing viewers back to Hulu. Hulu describes itself as the online destination for “premium” video
One-Stop Shop For Streaming Movies, TV Online Hartford Courant
Welcome to Hulu vision Fort Worth Star Telegram
Web-a-vision: Why watch TV on the TV? Portsmouth Herald News
all 10 news articles »

Sky News
Virtual nightmares about social networking
Spiked, UK – Apr 3, 2008
Alongside violent video games and pornography, social networking sites, such as Bebo, Facebook and MySpace, are both the principle focus and main source of
Q&A: Children and safer net use BBC News
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Going site-seeing
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN – 18 hours ago
By Emma Downs It was just a matter of time before you discovered that other World Wide Web – the online communities of social networking sites, wikis,

The Canadian Press
Baby Boomers troll for fun, friendship and sex on social networks
The Canadian Press – Apr 4, 2008
Eons is one of at least two dozen social networks aimed squarely at baby boomers, the population bubble born between 1946 and 1964 that has defied
Can the UK government regulate US-based social networking sites?
ZDNet – Apr 2, 2008
For some time now, the social networking phenomenon and issues around safety – child protection, identity theft etc. – have been very much in the media spot
Marketers Size Up New Metric System
Brandweek Magazine, NY – 3 minutes ago
Now, engagement through online communities, video sites and other methods offers the potential to measure more. Social media companies like Slide and Bebo

The Australian
Mouse clique that roars
The Australian, Australia – Apr 4, 2008
But while the new social media offers political artists unprecedented networking opportunities, it is a quagmire for politicians using the same sites to
Adult social networking sites attract young users
Guardian, UK – Apr 1, 2008
Almost half (49%) of all under-18s online said they were using social networks regularly, equivalent to some 3.8 million children around the country.

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