Monthly Archives: January 2007
I expand on my thoughts about the termination of googlebombing in a column in tomorrow’s Guardian.
Wikipedia has become the subject of a Harvard Business School case study written by Karim Lakhani and Andrew McAfee. The case chronicles last year’s debate over whether “Enterprise 2.0″ warrants an entry in the online encyclopedia. (The term Enterprise 2.0 … Continue reading
The BBC reports that YouTube founder Chad Hurley is confirming that the Google-owned company will begin sharing advertising revenues with the people who upload videos to its site: “The system would be rolled out in a couple of months, [Hurley] … Continue reading
Meanwhile, back at Davos, where this year’s buzzphrase is “enlarging the conversation,” all the interesting information, according to John Battelle, is being doled out behind closed doors and under gag orders. Writes Battelle on his blog: Nearly every session I … Continue reading
After years of taking a fairly laissez-faire attitude toward googlebombing, Google has now taken action to stop the practice. It has incorporated into its search engine a googlebomb-sniffing algorithm that somehow identifies and neutralizes any concerted effort to skew search … Continue reading
I forgot to mention, in that last post, that amid all the hoopla over user-generated content at Davos this year, there was one guy who decided to toss a turd into the Web 2.0 punchbowl. Who was this malefactor? Believe … Continue reading