Friday Dec 6
COLUMN-What's worse than sponsored content? The FTC regulating it
What's more dangerous to consumer well-being, sponsored content or the intervention of the Federal Trade Commission? On Wednesday, the agency held a conference, "Blurred Lines: Advertising or Content," to "discuss native advertising," as the New York Times put it.
Newsle Lands $1.8M From Media Giant Advance Publications, Bloomberg...
The Web fundamentally changed how people consume the news. On the one hand, it's now easier than ever before to create and distribute content to millions of readers; on the other, the Web has become an ocean of content and information, and it almost goes without saying that it's now more difficult than ever before to locate the signal amidst the ... (more)
Cult of Mac Blog
iOS 7 Adoption Rate Already Beats Latest Version Of Android
Compare that with Google's latest version of Jellybean for Android devices, which hovers around an 8.5 percent adoption rate.
Silicon Alley Insider
Why So Many Articles Have Terrible Headlines Online
Gabe Rivera runs a website the tech world knows well called Techmeme. It's a bootstrapped operation that aggregates top tech stories from around the web with a small staff and directly links out to the publications.
And now, a word against our sponsor
Other high-profile Web publishers selling sponsored content include Gawker , Huffington Post , Business Insider , Forbes , BuzzFeed , Slate , Cheezburger , Techmeme and The Atlantic .