PaidContent draws attention to a potential sleeper issue for Internet content providers, aggregators, and readers: how far can caching go? The post involves a lawsuit against the Internet Archive (a tremendous service that let’s you look back at what a web site looked like years ago).
PaidContent reports that news parody site The Onion has dropped its premium pay service.
Charlen Li explores an interesting concept: the third page of search. I’ve been noodling around the idea of the "Third Page" of search (credit goes to Perry Evans from LocalMatters for prompting this train of thought). The first page of search is the query page (like www.google.com), the second page is the search results, and…
I was just two years old when Larry Barnett served as the home plate umpire of Game 3 of the 1975 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds. Needless to say, I have no contemporaneous memory of the game, but I came to learn as a young boy that he had made a controversial non-call in that game that many believe cost the Red Sox a victory.
SiliconBeat: Digg gets $2.8 Mil Funding another “public as the news editor” site (tags: Aggregation VC) e-fluentials – Advocacy Drives Growth “finding a link between word of mouth recommendations and sales performance” (tags: WordOfMouth MarketResearch) LookSmart Expands Vertical Search 131 new verticals added (tags: VerticalSearch)
Interesting commentary over at Personal Democracy Forum over the merits of advertising on blogs vs. WashingtonPost.com. Henry Copeland of BlogAds suggested in a debate at the Online Politics conference earlier this month that you’d hit more eyeballs with a buy on political blogs than on the Post web site. Kate Kaye astutely points out that…