New Social Event Discovery iOS App: Vamos

Giuseppe Mauriello: Vamos is new social event discovery app now available in the App Store. It allows you find interesting local events and where your friends are going in real-time.   From official FAQ page: “Vamos is an event discovery tool for spontaneous decision-making. The current solution we can offer is the search bar where you […]

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Six degrees of aggregation

Of the many and conflicting stories about how Huffington Post came to be—how it boasts 68 sections, three international editions (with more to come), 1.2 billion monthly page views and 54 million comments in the past year alone, how it came to surpass the traffic of virtually all the nation’s established news organizations and amass […]

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If you have news, it will be aggregated and/or curated

“One thing that becomes clear from the latest Pew report on the state of media is just how big a role aggregators — both human and machine-powered — are playing in news consumption.” comments Mathew Ingram on GigaOm.   He goes on to analyze what this means for the business models of media outlets that […]

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Paywall or Open Distribution? Can Media Companies Fight Aggregation and Curation?

Robin Good: Matthew Ingram has just published a great article on GigaOM about the news media industry and the increasing realization that the content it produces is more often than not found, discovered, shared and read somewhere else from that content originated.   He writes: “…one other thing that becomes clear from the Pew report […]

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