Let’s all feel sorry for the advertisers as they work on creating engaging ads that actually sell the product. That’s so far removed from…oh wait…that’s exactly what their job should be. So let’s not feel sorry for them at all.
This NPR story was kind of lame and wound up being an extended infomercial for Geico. Far off the game as far as NPR’s usual level of reporting.
The CW has grown into its own as a network and is actually being sought after by buyers, always a good position to be in.
- Phil Gomes has his say about Mike Arrington’s comments on the latest in Silicon Valley. Well said, Phil. (TB)
- Scott Monty is the newest member of the crayon team. Congrats, Scott! [via Scott on Twitter] (TB)
- A colleague of mine passed along this gem from Styledash, the Internet Umbrella. Go figure. [thanks, Brian!] (TB)
- Who knew mistaken domain typing could be so profitable? [via MediaPost] (TB)
- Further proving that there is a Mac widget for everything, check out this one from last week, and you’ll now be on tap with whatever Google’s latest logo adjustment is. (TB)
- Cory Doctorow points to how Live Earth is trying to drum up support by getting groups to hold events in conjunction with Live Earth, but that any mention of Live Earth has to be very specifically detailed, as part of eight screens of EULA. I understand the point here, but isn’t that a little overboard? (TB)
- Mike Arrington is saying that the Google / FeedBurner deal is done. [via Techmeme] (TB)
- Seems like newspaper publisher are the only people on the planet who don’t want to be in Google News. I always wondered what their problem was and why a simple robots.txt film seemed to elude them. (CT)