Daily Archives: 22 November, 2010
Reports are gathering that, Groupon, one of hottest online services around is about to be sold for a very large sum of money with Google willing to pay as much as $5bn.
Bloomberg reports that Groupon is considering whether to sell itself to Google or go it alone for a little longer and raise fresh cash, which could value the daily coupon company at more than $3bn. Read More
With so much being said in the last few weeks about the value of social media to news groups, by the likes of The Guardian and The New York Times its very interesting to read the News Corporation’s Australian titles will not follow the anti-social media paywall approach adopted by The Times and The New of the world in London, which locks away all content and allows nothing to be shared.
It is further confirmation if ever you needed it that News International in London got it wrong and that its paywall is an anomaly not to be repeated in the US or Australia where different, more open, paywalls will or will soon operate. Read More
M&M is organizing a social media game in Canada. By using Google maps, Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare consumers need to trace ‘Red’.
The intro video is pretty cool and activates consumers to start their M&M hunt in the city of Toronto. Tips are posted on Facebook and Twitter to guide the gamers through the streets. Each day (until 4/12) there are three chances to find ‘Red’. Read More