Anthony De Rosa

Is Google+ a Facebook killer or another Google Wave?

By Anthony De Rosa
June 30, 2011

Google has had a series of embarrassing flops when it comes to new products. Google Wave was too complicated and didn’t solve a problem anyone had. Google Buzz never caught on with enough people to become useful. Now, they’ve set their sights directly on Facebook with Google+ and after spending a little less than a day with it, I have to admit I am intrigued.

An interview with New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller

By Anthony De Rosa
June 22, 2011

Editor’s note: This article spurred quite a bit of discussion on Twitter. If you’d like to join the conversation, use the hashtag #smnets. Carl V. Lewis storified some of the discussion that took place.

“Page One” film breathes life into The New York Times

By Anthony De Rosa
June 14, 2011

On the surface, the story of a newspaper company during an age of digital revolution does not seem like the best candidate for a gripping drama. In the hands of Andrew Rossi and through the eyes of David Carr, Brian Stelter, Bruce Headlam, and Tim Arango there lies something akin to The Social Network for the news business, a movie uniquely capturing this moment in time.

Apple’s event causes mass disruption

By Anthony De Rosa
June 6, 2011

The biggest takeaway from today’s Apple announcements at their annual worldwide developers conference was how many companies they’ve just disrupted.

How Anthony Weiner’s Twitter account could have been hacked

By Anthony De Rosa
June 2, 2011

Anthony Weiner is about as uncensored online as he is offline. But is he really bold enough to post a photo of himself sans pants over a Twitter account?