WebNewser’s Top 10 Posts of 2010

No, mom, if everyone else was jumping off a bridge, we wouldn’t do it, too, because it might lead to serious injury or death. But no one will be hurt by revealing the top 10 WebNewser posts of 2010, by page views, so, without further ado:

10: CNBC.com Offers Marijuana & Money, April 20: a CNBC.com special report examining the marijuana industry in the United States from a business standpoint.

9: Ashton Kutcher’s ‘Twitter Guys’ Profile Actually About Ashton Kutcher, April 30, 2009: This oldie but goodie showed staying power, reporting that Twitter legend Ashton Kutcher profiled The Twitter Guys — Biz Stone, Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey, and himself — for The 2009 Time 100.

8: Full Episodes of Conan O’Brien’s TBS Show to Stream Online, Nov. 4: Conan O’Brien’s TeamCoco.com announced that full episodes of TBS’ Conan would be available online the day after they air on the cable channel.

7: Mythbusters‘ Kari Byron Talks New Media on the Morning Media Menu, Oct. 27: Kari Byron, one of the co-hosts of Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters, was the guest on Morning Media Menu, discussing her new show for The Science Channel, Head Rush.

6: ESPN Taking Time Warner Cable Carriage Negotiations Online, July 20: Disney and ESPN launched a Web site and pages on social-networking sites to call attention to the carriage dispute between the sports network and the cable operator.

5: Olympic Luge Competitor Killed; Videos Quickly Pulled from YouTube, Feb. 12: Footage of the tragic death of 21-year-old Nodar Kumaritashvili of the Georgian luge team during a training run at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games was quickly pulled off YouTube.

4: CBSSports.com, USOpen.org to Live-Stream Men’s Final, Sept. 13: CBSSports.com and USOpen.org announced that they would live-stream CBS Sports’ broadcast of the U.S. Open Men’s Final between No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal and No. 3 seed Novak Djokovic, which had been postponed by rain.

3: Fox News Joke on The Simpsons Pulled from Web Replays on Hulu, Fox.com, Nov. 29: A poke at corporate cousin Fox News Channel on an episode of Fox’s The Simpsons did not appear on the versions of the installment that made it to Fox.com or Hulu.

2: Univision Streaming World Cup Football Matches at New Site, May 12: Spanish-language broadcaster Univision launched new soccer Web site UnivisionFutbol.com, tied to the kickoff the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa in June.

1: CNN.com Inadvertently Reveals Al Gore’s Email Address, June 1: CNN.com posted a story about the separation of former Vice President Al Gore and Tipper Gore, which included a link to a PDF of the email the Gores sent to friends. The email address was blacked out in the PDF, but clicking on the black bar opened the user’s preferred email client, revealing the address used to send the note.

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