Instagram is worth €1bn? What?! In a rare moment of unity, both Conn and Michele are in agreement. Watch out! It’s a big fat tech bubble and it’s gonna blow!
Google Plus gets a new look! Social Media Awards longlists are out – and they’re long!
Check out Memolane. It builds a timeline of your aggregated social media activity going back years. It’s actually much cooler than it sounds!
We salute Red Hat. Some questioned whether you could build a business on free software? 13 years after their IPO, they’re turning over €1bn.
ICANN screw up on the deadline for new gTLD applications – not good enough, says Michele. Meanwhile ICM Registry (who brought you .XXX) announce plans for .sex, .adult and – in case you were in any doubt – .porn.
Finally, you thought you were safe from malware in Mac-land? So did the 600,000 Mac users whose machines were compromised in a botnet thanks to the Flashback Trojan. Detection tools are available from F-Secure, among others.
- Is the New Top-Level Domains “Technical Issue” a Harbinger of Future gTLD Issues? (circleid.com)
- 2012 – The Year Social Media Bubble Will Eventually Burst (smedio.com)
- How much are social-media companies really worth? (news.cnet.com)
- It’s Time to Start Buying Into the Next Bubble (fool.com)