Top Startup Trends of 2010

Writing about new media startup companies is like waving a bubble wand in the air and watching the bubbles either land on the ground, latch onto larger bubbles, or burst in mid-air, and it’s hard to tell where they’ll go. Here’s a look at some of our most interesting stories in 2010:
Social Media is Going Mainstream… Sort of

The Internet is Getting Personal

  • Web analytics software can read entire sentences.
  • Just when you had LinkedIn and Yelp all figured out, here come new social media sites Bizzy and Hashable to make finding a sandwich more like using Netflix and finding a job more like using Twitter.
America’s Got Startup Fever

Sharecropping is the New Content Farming

Some Startups Quit While They’re Ahead