Internet users are sending a message most media companies aren’t ready to hear: They want to share, reuse and remix your content.
To leaders of news organizations and other media, this probably means one thing: copyright violation. But with a … Read more
Facebook accounted for more than half of all content-sharing activity in 2011, according to new data from AddThis.
The company’s sharing buttons are embedded on more than 11 million websites, giving it a pretty broad view of how content … Read more
In this week’s career chat, we talked with Mark Coatney, director/media evangelist at Tumblr. Coatney began using Tumblr when he was special projects editor at Newsweek.com and has since learned how various news organizations are using the tool … Read more
|Activity||Percent of Internet time spent on it|
|Other (including porn)||35.1%|
|Social networks & blogs||22.5|
|Current events & global news||2.6|
It's more almost like, you know, an email experience in a way. You'll dash off an email or do a tweet or something like that because it's quick and easy, so it's kind of taking that thinking and applying it to blogging.
It kind of speaks to what I think is a new and emerging thing in journalism, which is kind of talking to your audience on a peer-to-peer level as opposed to the broadcast model where you put it out and people consume it.> Earlier: Coatney says his job is to introduce Tumblr to big media
In this week’s career chat, we talked with Matthew Keys, a social media junkie who has built extensive networks in journalism, public relations and communications. Keys, known as @ProducerMatthew on Twitter, has been blogging for seven years and … Read more