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December 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

YouTube Strips Down, Too
Jordan McCollum says:

Just days after unveiling a streamlined,cleaner homepage(so much forthe magic 28 words), Google unveils astripped-down version of YouTube pages, too.

CalledFeather and now in beta, the new layout removes much of the clutter (or features, depending on how you see it) from YouTube’s typical video viewing page.

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You’d probably assume that the first thing to go would be the comments—the

Reuters: Friendster Sale Is Imminent says:

A few stories of note from around the Internet:

Friendster to be Sold by Month’s End
Proto-social network will be sold to Asian firm for about $100 million.

Seeking a Symbol for ‘This Ad Knows About You’
NYTimes Bits Blog
A breakdown of the current discussion on what logo should represent targeted advertising.

Coke Tries Facial-Recognition on Facebook
Builds database to help Facebook users find

Engagement Marketing: The Communications Pro of the Future – Part 3
John Bell says:

“The Communications pro of the future must be a master of three important disciplines:Radical Listening, Social Influence, and Perpetual Beta.Within each are new practical skills that will define the true PR master – the next generation ‘”trusted advisor.” “


The following is the third in a series on the skills of the communications professional circa 2010:

Engagement Marketing


  1. The-Importance-of-Using-Email-Follow-Ups
    Gobala Krishnan says: This article debates the importance of using follow-up emails and autoresponder software to increase sales.
    The SEO’s Toolkit Part Three of Three: Resources
    Dave Davies says:

    Welcome to part three of this three part series on SEO tools and resources. In the last two articles we discussed the variety ofFirefox extensionsused for SEO as well as an assortment of otherfree or affordable SEO tools. In this article we’ll discuss some of the resources you’ll want to access on a regular basis to keep up to date and informed on the goings-on in the search engine and SEO realm.


    Twitter Integrates into Google Friend Connect
    Jordan McCollum says:

    gwitterThat’s right—Twitter is integrating more with yet another popular search engine. Yeah, it wasn’t enough to promisequasi-real-time results from Twitter in Googleresults, now Google has convincedTwitter to join Friend Connect. Now your Twitter login will work on any Google Friend Connect site.

    It’s been a year sinceTwitter joined Friend Connect, but that initial membership mea


    Google Ends Trial of Simplified Local Ads says:

    Google has ended a two-month test of simplified local listings designed to help small businesses target ads to geographic searches. The program, called Local Listing Ads, was offered free during the trial period. The sign-up period is now closed and ads will stop running by the middle of the month.

    According to a Google statement, the company is using data from the trial period to improve its small


    The Key To Startup Success
    Jason Falls says:

    Unwittingly, my job has given me a fair amount of exposure to, and interaction with, entrepreneurs building the next big thing. Whether it’s a gadget, software platform, online service or earth-shattering productivity whatchamadigger, I meet and talk with up-starts and start-ups from several walks of life. Many are trying to pitch me to write about their stuff. Some are trying to hire me to help

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    Who We Are On The Social Web
    Bill Alberti says:

    I’m a different person at work than I am at home. I tell different jokes. I have different stories. I share different experiences with different people in different ways depending on a host of different factors (e.g., how well we know each other; where we went to school; what our shared interests may be, etc.).

    The context in which I know people is different from one person, one situation to the ne

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