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You Had Me @ LOL: Finding Your Soul Mate on Social Sites | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.18.2012 | Home

When Dianna Hank first met Noah Zitsman (a.k.a. “Noze”), he was a black bear with red eyes and antennae. She was “Dianna_2ns,” a pink monkey n...

Watch: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Shawn Amos

As I lie on my back, felled by the SXSW flu, I bring you another week of social media learning. We wrap up the hot topics at SXSW Interactive -- such as the rise of citizen journalism -- and take a look at crowdsourcing.

The Difference Between a 'Pivot' and a 'Reboot'

Tom Grasty | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Tom Grasty

Of course, we all know that if there's one truism in entrepreneurship, it's that change is the only constant we can rely on. And sometimes we really do need to change course. So how do you know if you should pivot or reboot?

My Worst-Of List for 2011

Courtney Garcia | Posted 02.12.2012 | San Francisco
Courtney Garcia

Every year, as December draws to a close and everyone charts their "Best-Of" inventories, I prefer rather to reflect on the mistakes I made throughout the year. After all, the good was good. It probably won't happen again anyway.

10 Music And Media Companies To Watch

Jeff Pollack | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home
Jeff Pollack

Staying fresh and interesting is one of the main ways to remain in a consumer's mind, as well as in their newsfeed. Below are 10 companies that are doing just that. You may be familiar with some of them, but their new initiatives make them worthy of extra attention. Others are start-ups that have received impressive funding, buzz, and user acquisition. Not only do I think these guys will still be around in a year, I would expect major growth and expansion from them.

Game of Buzz: Wins, Tumblr Holds

Turnstyle | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered b...

The Week In Review

Posted 10.05.2011 | Home

Superstars Support Free Music Platform Lady Gaga and Kanye West invested in the online music streaming site earlier this week. Despite... Gets Big Investment, Now Valued at $37.5 Million... Here's Why

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 10.03.2011 | Home
Eliot Van Buskirk

After using since May, we're not too surprised that it has reportedly pulled down a $7.5 million investment round from a venture capital firm. Here's why. A Love Story

Meghan Overdeep | Posted 09.27.2011 | Home
Meghan Overdeep

While I've been busy forcing myself to like Google#, like everyone else, a little music community called has been gaining strength. And it has quickly managed to charm my pants off.

A Chat With DJ Wooooo: The World's #1 Virtual DJ from

Farryn Weiner | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home
Farryn Weiner

DJ Woooo is a he. He is located in the Northeast, and splits his time between NYC and a rural town in New England. He works for startups in NYC develo...

Proposed Law Could Endanger Internet Entrepreneurship

Paul Kedrosky | Posted 09.12.2011 | Home
Paul Kedrosky

There are many problems with the PROTECT IP legislation. For starters, a site can be blacklisted the day a U.S. judge receives the complaint. Bang, you no longer exist to American web users.

Why Might Just End Up Saving Music

Conan Neutron | Posted 09.04.2011 | Home
Conan Neutron

The days of sitting down with a record and really listening to it are almost a thing of the past.