Craigslist has finally decided to roll out pictures as a part of search. Started in 1995 as a mailing list and launched in 1996 as a website, Craigslist is one of the oldest sites to sell, swap, trade and hire people. It’s right up there with Ebay…except for this “feature” which was 16 years overdue. I wonder if the next thing will be an API *gasp* – Then sites like PadMapper could give people the data they want about finding apartments without getting sued.… Continue Reading...
Klout used to be cool. Back then, it used to give you useful information about how people interacted with you on Twitter, how far your tweets traveled into other networks and which ones had the most powerful impact. I joined Klout December 2009. Today Klout is worthless and I’m going to tell you why.
Let’s put this into context — You take action in life. If you value feeling good about your life, you’re probably setting goals and tracking what you need to do to reach them. … Continue Reading...
There is certainly a bit of “disruption” going on over at Techcrunch but it’s not about next week’s conference. The dispute is about the new venture fund that was announced last week called, CrunchFund, and has created problems for TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, causing him to be fired from his own company.
Will this bring Techcrunch to a screeching halt?
Will TechCrunch writers go on strike or walk out?
And to stoke the fires a bit more on the subject, a cartoon has surfaced on YouTube from Next Media Animation,
Summary from the LA Times Blog:
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A recap: Arrington is the colorful personality behind TechCrunch, the mini media empire that he sold to AOL last year.