April 24, 2012

We're in a Bubble but it Doesn't Matter

Justin Kan, JustinKan.com

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Lots of people are saying we are in a bubble. The IPO market caps for Groupon and Zynga are too high. The purchase price for Instagram is too high. Early stage valuations are too high, no thanks to that darn Y Combinator.
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May 8, 2012
How Twitter Landed This Man in Jail
Steven Morris, The Guardian
An internet "troll" who tried to drive the Conservative MP Louise Mensch off Twitter by sending her an email threatening the lives of her children has been warned he could be jailed for six months.Frank Zimmerman, 60,... more ››
May 11, 2012
The Men Who Tweet Too Much
John Herrman, BuzzFeed
At the moment of this writing, a man named Thom has tweeted 192,587 times. He signed up for Twitter three and a half years ago, which would work out to one tweet every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day. But he says his activity... more ››
May 9, 2012
Twitter Stands Up for Free Speech
Mathew Ingram, GigaOm
As various levels of government both in the U.S. and around the world have stepped up their attempts to track down dissidents through social networks, the pressure has intensified on companies like Twitter and Facebook to comply... more ››
May 7, 2012
Facebook Likes: Not Free Speech
Michelle Maltais, LA Times
Before you click that "like" button in Facebook, you should know that a judge in federal court asserted that this is not protected under the 1st Amendment.In what boils down to a wrongful termination case (Bland vs. Roberts)... more ››
May 8, 2012
What Facebook May Do With Its Latest Buy
Richard MacManus, RWW
Over the weekend Facebook bought another mobile social app, this time a product called Glancee. One of the leading apps in a very new category known as "ambient location," Glancee and its main competitor Highlight were the most... more ››