Digg is back | VentureBeat | Social | by Gregory Ferenstein

I’m quite happy to read that Digg is Back over at VentureBeat. I was a heavy user at Digg some time ago. As the article notes, several key changes caused me to drift away, mostly to Reddit. Now, though, I’ve grown weary of the crowd at Reddit…meaning the trolls. The ugly commentary and rude treatment Read More …

Facebook’s Video Ads

Autoplayed videos; oh, how I loathe thee! I’ve been grousing about this for years. And now, NOW Facebook wants to launch into the space. Grrrr… The radio piece I heard this morning didn’t  have much, except stating the auto-play piece. Reading this article on AdAge gives a bit more balance. Apparently, scrolling or swiping past Read More …

Life in the Shadow

A key moment of political awareness for me came during my mid-teens. I don’t remember the full context, but I realized that I knew great details about the candidates for Seattle’s mayor, but nothing about mine (Lynnwood’s). I didn’t even  know WHO Lynnwood’s mayor was. That made me aware of the dominance of Seattle in Read More …

Some Friday Thoughts

Just reviewing my blog content when a thought occurred to me: I’m posting mostly press releases lately. That’s really not my vision for this site, yet it is a component. I receive so many messages with really interesting/relevant information, and cool opportunities that I want to share with you. And, often, the copywriters do a Read More …