Tag Archives: MySpace

Is Zurker A Facebook Killer? Or Is Adblock Plus?

Yesterday I joined cooperative social networking site Zurker. Like Diaspora before it this one is being promoted as a potential Facebook killer. To take over from Facebook any new social networking site needs a critical mass and we haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Shaming The Spammers Part 1: Trish Stevens & Ascot Media, The Self-Styled New Media PR ‘Experts’

One of the rip-off outfits that persistently sends me spam emails is Ascot Media of Houston, Texas. I thought I’d shame this scamster operation by commenting upon and correcting one of their missives. The individual behind the Ascot Media rip-off  … Continue reading

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Web 2.1 – A Revolution in Plumbing?

My impression is that I’m not the only person to have found that Web 2.0 is proving less interesting these days than it was five or six years ago. I don’t think this is simply because for my social (networking) … Continue reading

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Blog closed until further notice…

I’ve already written about my experiences of producing the first season of the Mister Trippy blog at MySpace. It is obviously a little early to write about the second season in any depth since this is its closing post. There … Continue reading

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