Why is Facebook worth ten Twitters?

By Kevin Kelleher
November 18, 2010

Twitter is reportedly in talks with private investors for another round of investment, one that would value the company at $3 billion. My first thought was: Only $3 billion? In this time of irrational web 2.0 valuations?

LinkedIn’s secret anti-Facebook weapon: Keg Stands

November 17, 2010

BeerKeg LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has two words that reassure him that his professional social network is not threatened by Facebook: Keg stands.

RockMelt’s secret social Web browser makes debut

November 7, 2010

The Web has evolved drastically during the past two decades. But the Web browser remains much as it has since it was first created.RockMeltScreen

Yahoo revamps email with social sheen

October 27, 2010

Social networking services like Facebook have become a key form of communication, but Yahoo believes there’s plenty of room left to improve good old email.

How much will Google TV cost?

October 4, 2010

Almost five months after telling the world about its television aspirations, Internet search giant Google is providing more details on its forthcoming Google TV service.

Nielsen Says – In: social networking; Out: email

August 2, 2010

INTERNET-SOCIALMEDIA/PRIVACYAnyone with a Facebook account knows how addictive social networking can be. But a new report by analytics firm Nielsen illustrates just how central social networking has become in the Average Joe’s day-to-day life.

Too much of a good thing: Flipboard launch hype overwhelms service

July 22, 2010

It looked like a product launch home run.

When Flipboard, a hot new social media iPad app, made its public debut on Wednesday it had all the key pieces in place: endorsements from influential tech bloggers like Robert Scoble (who declared Flipboard “revolutionary”), a $10.5 million funding round from big-name investors including some of the co-founders Facebook and Twitter, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and even Ashton Kutcher, and a slot to demo the product at this week’s Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colorado.

Friday’s Media and Technology Roundup

By Daniel Lippman
June 25, 2010

Fans scramble for Apple’s iPhone upgrade-Reuters

“Apple fans lined up overnight by the hundreds outside stores in the United States, Europe and Japan to snap up the latest iPhone, setting a new benchmark in the fast-growing smartphone market,” writes Franklin Paul, Marie Mawad and Sachi Izumi.

Does Twitter Need DST Dollars?

May 24, 2010

Russian investor Yuri Milner has a voracious appetite for Web companies, having plowed hundreds of millions of dollars buying stakes in companies like Facebook and Zynga, and buying instant messaging service ICQ outright.

Twitter’s Costolo: not quite footloose and fancy free

May 19, 2010

You’d think fast-racing Twitter would keep one eye firmly fixed on the rearview and side mirrors.