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The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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First, A Primer: Portals, RSS, Feed Readers & Delicious - When the web started we needed directories to find information and thus Yahoo!

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MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com

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PickDeck – Content Based on YOUR Interests

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One of the largest time sucks of the internet is the vast amount of information available to us at any time right at our finger tips.

Why Twitter Analytics Is The Holy Grail For Every Content Marketer

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Why does twitter analytics considered as the “Holy Grail” for every content marketer? Check these information through your analytics dashboard.

UX Workshops by Celebrated Author & Usability Expert, Eric Reiss

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He is the author of various best selling books including Practical Information Architecture, Web Dogma ’06 and Usable Usability. budgets.

Fandango, Moviefone In Ticketing Partnership

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ScoreStream Inks High School Sports Content Deal With Buffalo Wild Wings

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Del Mar-based ScoreStream , which provides crowdsourced high school sports scores, photos, videos, and more, has inked a content syndication deal with restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants. scorestream high school sports streaming scores crowdsourcing information broadcast restaurant buffalo wild wingsREAD MORE>>.

StockTwits In Canadian Distribution Deal

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StockTwits has been pursuing partnerships with major content sites, including Yahoo! Finance, CNN Money, Reuters.com and Bing Finance, to feature the information streams and discussions on those sites. stocktwits canada distribution startup howard lindzon stock finance information contentREAD MORE>>.

Triptrotting Raises $1M

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Snapchat Targets News Discovery With Discover Feature

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Studies have found that users are now strongly turning to social media instead of traditional news sources for their information. READ MORE>>.

ZAM, Sony Tie In Game Information Deal

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Los Angeles-based ZAM , and San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment announced Wednesday that the two companies have tied on a new online site focused on information from Sony's EverQuest II massively multiplayer online game. Tags: sony online entertainment everqued mmog content

Jukin Media Names Essner President, COO

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Essner was previously the founder of AccessDNA, which he sold to Informed Medical Decisions a couple of years ago. Jukin Media says it acquired rights to viral Internet content, and licenses that content to major TV networks, digital publishers, and others. READ MORE>>.

Tecca Bolsters Board, Executives

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Venice, California-based Tecca , the online and mobile, consumer information and review service backed by Best Buy, said today that it has bolstered its board and added a slew of executives to the company. Tecca offers up how-to articles, reviews, breaking news, and more information on consumer electronics. READ MORE>>.

That’s A Wrap! | Silicon Beach Fest 2015

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Oh and did we mention they are all dancing to the Spice Girls?!? Appearances By: Hank Leber of Vytmn  | Tech community in L.A.

Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media

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Our whole goal is to create content for real life. They couldn't find enough people to write the content they needed, at the quality they need.

Snapchat Targets News Discovery With New Feature

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Snapchat, in its launch video, highlighted content from sources such as National Geographic, ABC, Yahoo News, People, the Daily Mail, CNN, the Food Network, and others. Studies have found that users are now strongly turning to social media instead of traditional news sources for their information. Launch video embed below. READ MORE>>.

Autobytel Claims Video Milestone

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Irvine-based Autobytel , the provider of automotive information and buying services, claimes that it is seeing success with its recently launched YouTube channel. autobytel video youtube auotmotive information editorialAutobytel said it had a total of 1,176,524 video views and 1,579 subscribers on the new channel. READ MORE>>.

Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

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Content/television programming/video is moving away from being a sit-on-the-couch-watching-your-TV experience. Cool, right? WOW, right?

Disney Startup Accelerator Names Second Class

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video engagement platform); HYP3R (real time location information); Imperson (AI for allowing fans to chat with movie and TV characters); MakieLab (3d printed characters); Open Bionics (3d, robotic printed hands for amputees); Pundit (platform for talk radio hosts); and StatMuse (AI applied to sports stats). READ MORE>>.

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Why The Growth Of The Internet Is Driving EdgeCast's Revenues

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They all depend on EdgeCast to deliver content to their customers, anywhere they are, on any device. We've grown really fast. company. Thanks!

Fandango Launches Original Video Effort

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Docstoc Swizzles Site, Sharpens Focus On Premium Content

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In a move to make things easier to find on the site, Santa Monica-based Docstoc launched a major redesign Tuesday, swizzling the navigation of the site to better highlight the company''s move to provide premium business documents and information to small and medium sized businesses. READ MORE>>.

StockTwits Inks Deal with Bing

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According to Microsoft, it is tapping StockTwits to include real-time, financial information on the site; among those features is the inclusion of an "Hourly Buzz" tab tracking interest in stocks, plus links to messages from StockTwits about those stocks. READ MORE>>.

OpenX Launches New Service Around Content Optimization, Ad Monetization

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Los Angeles-based digital advertising technology developer OpenX has launched a new service today, which it says will combine content optimization and ad monetization for publishers. The firm said that publishers can use the tool to figure out what is the most valuable content on their websites. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Launches New Content Channels

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media announced Thursday that it has launched a new product, called Content Channels. According to Demand, the new product is aimed at online publishers, and will provide them with original content focused on attracting readers. Tags: internet journalism channels content media demand READ MORE>>.

What Can You Do if a VC Pulls Their Term Sheet?

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The beauty of evergreen content is that it resurfaces all the time and it is as relevant today as it was years ago when I answered it.

StartupRoar Adds Personalized Subscriptions

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That means that the site now allows users to sign-up and have their content personalized based on their interests.

Fandango Adds PayPal To iPhone, Android Apps

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Fandango's apps provide movie showtimes, information, and ability to purchase tickets from a mobile phone. READ MORE>>.

GotCast Plans Spinoff Website For Social Media Contests

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GotCast allows casting agents to post casting calls, and allows any Internet user to respond with a portfolio and other information.

Why Silicon Valley and Hollywood Don’t Get Each Other and Who Will Win the Future

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And investing in content companies won’t return money! For once content is becoming like selling clothes on Gilt Groupe. Right?

Are NDAs Worth Much?

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Non-Disclosure Agreements, or NDAs, are legal contracts designed to protect confidential information. The Benefits. The Disadvantages.

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How Online Video Companies Can Increase Margin and Build Better Businesses

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Content is a “hits-driven” business that makes it unattractive to investors – remember? We like sight, sound & motion.

ScholarshipOwl | One & Done! Never Miss A Scholarship Opportunity

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Basic information turns a visitor into a member, and generates the first matches from more than 3.5 Signup takes as little as two minutes.

Tecca Improves, Relaunches Mobile App

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Venice-based Tecca , the online consumer technology information site focused on women, said Thursday that it has relaunched and redesigned the site's iOS application. The firm said the new app includes local deals, personalized content recommendations, a new knowledge base, and more. Tecca said it is now reaching over 1.5 READ MORE>>.

Zite | Your Personalized Magazine

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One thing Internet technologies have brought us over time is the increasing ability to create customizable or personalized content for ourselves.

Fandango Ties With Telemundo On Hispanic Movie Hub

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Los Angeles-based movie ticketing and information site Fandango has tied with Spanish language broadcaster Telemundo , to launch a new online site aimed at Hispanic movie fans, Fandango Cine , the two announced Monday. hollywood content ticketing ticket movie hispanic spanish telemundo fandangocine cine fandangoREAD MORE>>.

Fandango Debuts Horror Movie Destination

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Los Angeles-based movie ticketing and information site Fandango announced Wednesday that it has launched a brand new site, focused on horror films. The new Fandango House of Screams includes original videos from film producer and rocker Slash, including highlights of upcoming horror films and related content. READ MORE>>.

Hulu Applies Face Matching To Shows

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The feature--which comes out of Hulu Labs--will provide information about the actor or actress, a link to their Facebook or Twitter account, and more. hulu face matching facial recognition software labs entertainment contentHave you ever wondered what the name of that actor is on your favorite show? READ MORE>>.

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StageIt Gets Funding To Help Broadcast Musicians

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StageIt, which was founded by Evan Lowenstein, allows artists to informally broadcast everything from an impromptu jam to interviews and chats directly from their laptops, to offer up their fans with unique experiences. stageit artist musician venture capital digital media content broadcast videoREAD MORE>>.

Slacker Launches New Facebook App

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content entertainment streaming networking social music personal facebook slackerThe new app connects into Facebook's new Timeline features.