The Quick Brown interesting ‘track changes’ style feed which follows the modifications of posted news articles over time. Provides an interesting insight
Breaking Tweets – pulling together news stories as they hit, and the responses from the twitterverse. journalism meets citizen journalism with public opinion.
Youtube adds social interaction API to their kit of parts
Text speak, rather than harming literacy, could have a positive effect on the way children interact with language, says a study. Take that, Greenfield!
MySpace adding ‘mood’ to their status updates. Opportunities to measure the health/feeling of the internets? Also, inroads to monetising the twitterverse.
This is awesome: “its just greek to me” as a concept of incomprehension of something varies depending on which language you speak. Makes perfect sense, “its all greek to me” for a greek is not the same sentiment. This is a chart of which languages are claimed as ‘greek’ locally.
EggTimer – how wonderfully pointless
game characters with a more realistic twist. check out tomb raider :)
And a quote, which fits in nicely to a point I was incoherently making with some friends last night:
“They collect followers on Twitter as proof of how brilliant they are at social media marketing, without realizing the irony that they are just turning their Twitter feed into a broadcast medium that reaches more people than they could possibly hope to have a “relationship” with.”
— Kevin Rothermel ( http://www.kevinrothermel.com/?p=535 ) via ( http://blog.futurelab.net/2009/02/quote_of_the_day.html )