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Twitter launches Vine – a six second video sharing service, but is that really long enough?, Bytesize

Twitter launches Vine – a six second video sharing service, but is that really long enough?

Does Twitter’s Vine app have what it takes to become the Instagram of video? Or is six seconds just far too short?

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest, Science & Technology | Friday, 25 January 2013 at 2:28 pm

Video: One Pound Fish man releases Christmas single, Music

Video: One Pound Fish man releases Christmas single

East London fishmonger Muhammad Nazir or ‘One Pound Fish man’ as he’s also known, has released a Christmas single following a video of his catchy sales jingle went viral online.

By | Music, Notebook | Friday, 21 December 2012 at 1:12 pm

YouTube releases a mashup of its top 10 videos of 2012, Notebook

YouTube releases a mashup of its top 10 videos of 2012

YouTube has released a list of the top 10 most watched videos in 2012 today and has created a mashup which references and parodies the other top videos. Unsurprisingly, at the top of the list was Korean rapping sensation Psy’s Gangnam Style and the mashup is based around the Korean dance hit.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 19 December 2012 at 3:11 pm

Video: Is this the most easily scared guy in the world?, Notebook

Video: Is this the most easily scared guy in the world?

Basse Anderson from Norway has become a YouTube hit after his colleagues caught on video his startled reactions to their office-based pranks. Deemed the “most easily scared guy in the world,” poor Basse is frightened by even the tamest of tricks.

By | Notebook | Monday, 17 December 2012 at 4:59 pm

Why Google should acquire SoundCloud: We need a YouTube for audio, Notebook

Why Google should acquire SoundCloud: We need a YouTube for audio

Google has one puzzle piece missing when it comes to its suite of cloud services, and that’s user-generated audio content. I took a look at what’s missing from Google’s offerings and how SoundCloud has the potential to fill the gap.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 18 October 2012 at 12:40 pm

Facebook cracks down on fake accounts and false likes, Notebook

Facebook cracks down on fake accounts and false likes

Facebook have begun aggressively ramping up efforts to rid the world’s largest social network of fake accounts and false likes, to provide more accurate and transparent user engagement numbers.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 27 September 2012 at 2:22 pm

The dangers of internet copycat behaviour, Notebook

The dangers of internet copycat behaviour

Take two siblings, perhaps one is eight and one is six. The first, let’s call him Rory, slaps his mother hard across the face at the dinner table.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Friday, 6 July 2012 at 2:00 am

#LukeBrooks, Janoskians and another glimpse into the baffling world of internet fame, Notebook

#LukeBrooks, Janoskians and another glimpse into the baffling world of internet fame

Why use the near-infinite pool of free information out there on the world wide web for some kind of greater good, when we could watch a group of obnoxious pretty boys pissing people off on their way home from work?

By | Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 22 May 2012 at 3:55 pm

Confirmed: Creative Commons to come to YouTube, Notebook

Confirmed: Creative Commons to come to YouTube

YouTube users are to be allowed to edit and use content uploaded by others for the first time after the site confirmed it was to introduce the popular Creative Commons license globally.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 4:56 pm

The new broadcasters, Notebook

The new broadcasters

Traditional broadcasters are having a tough time trying to keep their advertisers on board during this economic downturn. The last thing they need is for those clients to go away and, well, become broadcasters themselves.
That’s what’s happening though, and it’s going to grow. Philips, which ought to know something about telly, is leading the way. [...]

By | Notebook | Friday, 8 October 2010 at 10:11 am

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