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Stop freaking out, parents: Social media isn’t the problem

Author Danah Boyd argues that social media isn’t ruining kids. Society at large is doing the real damage<p>Ten years ago, if you were a technology reporter striving to make sense of the rise of Friendster and Orkut and Tribe.net -- this whole newfangled "social networking" thingamabob -- you were …

Why Yahoo Paid $1.1 Billion For Tumblr Even Though It Only Has $13 Million In Revenue

One fact is getting cited a lot now that the acquisition is announced: That Tumblr had only $13 million in revenue in 2012, after taking $125 million in investor funding.<p>With lousy economics like that, why would Yahoo even consider such a high price?<p>It's worth comparing a putative Yahoo-Tumblr deal …

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How the New York Times can fight BuzzFeed & reinvent its future

Advertisement<p>33 Comments<p>If I ever run into New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson (unlikely as it might be) I will sure as hell let her know …

Snowfall

How the Internet of Things Changes Everything

Currently in the business world we are witnessing something like the epic collision of two galaxies — a rapid convergence of two very unlike systems that will cause the elements of both to realign. It’s all thanks to the Internet of Things.<p>If you are not familiar with the term, the Internet of …

The End of Traditional Ad Agencies

Much like newspapers, conventional advertising agencies are becoming irrelevant. When one person with a wireless connection can be an agency, a media company, or even a manufacturer, traditional advertising organizations have to change their culture, processes, structure, talent policies, …