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Tag Archives: YouTube

Facebook Now Accounts for 25% of All U.S. Pageviews

Posted in eCommerce
Hitwise recently reported that 1 in every 4 pageviews in the US is on Facebook, and also incredible is Facebook’s claim that people spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook. Astonishing growth made even more amazing by realizing that the second place, and far behind Facebook, is YouTube with 6.39% of US pageviews… Continue Reading

IRS Scored Better Customer Satisfaction than Facebook

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A new report shows that customers are not that happy with Facebook and MySpace also showed that social media was ranked lower than property & casualty insurance. Also not a surprise that airlines were lower in customer satisfaction than social media. The 2010 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) was produced in partnership with ForeSee Results… Continue Reading

Google & YouTube Not Liable Copyright Infringement

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Viacom lost its $1 billion lawsuit against Google and YouTube for alleged copyright infringement when a judge granted summary judgment. YouTube’s defense was that it used the “safe harbor” protection of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) where YouTube would remove allegedly infringing videos after being notified, and after three offenses a poster would be… Continue Reading

Web 2.0 Update – 430 Members of Congress on YouTube

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Web 2.0 must be for real, how else can anyone explain Members of Congress find YouTube, Twitter, Blogs, and Facebook the most effective way to communicate in 2009? Today NPR (National Public Radio) interviewed Republican strategist Mindy Finn (a partner and blogger at the political consulting firm Engage who helped Virginia Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell) said… Continue Reading

Watch Out- Internet 2.0 May be Around the Corner!

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When DARPA started in 1962 as part of the US’s reaction to Russia launch of Sputnik in 1957 no one could have foreseen its evolution to 2009 with FaceBook, YouTube, and Google. A recent article questions whether we need a new Internet since the current hodgepodge is not designed for the future. Clearly there are… Continue Reading

Digital Britain by 2012?

Posted in eCommerce, Internet Access
The UK’s plan to bring broadband Internet service to every home by 2012 is a very bold plan since based on recent reports only about 68% of the UK population are currently Internet users. In the meantime about 72% of the population of the US are Internet users. However these are not exactly apples to… Continue Reading