How Facebook will be committing “commercide” on July 1st

Link: How Facebook will be committing “commercide” on July 1st “‘Commercide’ – to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in online gaming by deciding to impose a restrictive commerce platform on your content producers.” “There are many fascinating parallels between the explosion in downloadable casual gaming in the early 2000s and the explosion in…

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The New Rules of Branding Your Business Online

Link: The New Rules of Branding Your Business Online “Mastering branding online takes a lot more than a cool logo and catchy slogan. Experts play by a fresh new set of rules. It’s no longer enough to …” “We have compiled nine of the most innovative and ingenious tips from articles, guides, and interviews over…

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The internet and the ‘end of privacy’

Link: The internet and the ‘end of privacy’ CNN kicks off a four-day series about online privacy today. Here’s the overview story. by John D. Sutter on CNN Tech

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Nielsen to use Facebook and other websites’ data for “ratings”?

Link: Nielsen to use Facebook and other websites’ data for “ratings”? “The Wall Street Journal is reporting that audience metrics firm Nielsen – famous for its TV ratings – plans to bring a similar model to online advertising, perhaps as soon as next week.” by @chadcat on @TheNextWebUS

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FarmVille (on Facebook) vs. Real Farms [INFOGRAPHIC]

Link: FarmVille (on Facebook) vs. Real Farms [INFOGRAPHIC] This InfoGraphic contains some very interesting, albeit unexpected, statistics comparing this very active online game to its real-life counterpart, on many levels (real stats). I found the large orders of magnitude quite telling. by Shane Snow on @Mashable

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