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Topic: social

Oh, the Humanity! When Brands Become Publishers

Social publishers urge brands to be 'more human'

The banner ad appears to be on life support. Or at least that is what social publishers are trying to convince audiences and advertisers at every available opportunity. Nick Denton…

Internet Week Brings Together the Brains, the Tech

Sessions, conferences kick off Monday throughout NYC

Internet Week, a slate of showcases, conferences and workshops around New York City spanning the depth and breadth of the tech industry, kicks off May 14. The annual gathering this year…

Pitching Hard

BuzzFeed in Cannes

     Jon Steinberg, president of BuzzFeed, pitches fast and hard. The first time I met him, post-midnight at BuzzFeed’s party on Le Rooftop, overlooking the Mediterranean, I felt the…

Dennis Crowley to Developers: Share and Share Alike

Whether it's experience or code

     Foursquare's Dennis Crowley has seen the future. You can forget a tech bubble and startup cage matches. Tomorrow's world of social networking sites and apps is an egalitarian…

David-Michel Davies: It's a Community Affair

Internet Week chair holds forth on big shots, shindigs, and glitches

     Internet Week is big. A behemoth, host to big shots and wannabes. It sprawls across the entire city, with no single organizing principle. It consists of roughly 250…

Malcolm Gladwell-Bashing at Personal Democracy Forum

     Ever since Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street-vendor, set himself on fire and sparked protests across North Africa and the Middle East, New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell has…

The Tone at Personal Democracy Forum

     Personal Democracy Forum, a two-day conference on technology and individual liberties, takes place this year amid the sprawling beast that is New York City’s Internet Week. But PDF,…

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