Blogs, Vlogs and Pods
Pew Internet Report: Bloggers, a report on the Internet’s new storytellers
Survey of the Blogosphere.? 12 million Americans keep a blog, 57 million read them.? More than half are primarily driven by their desire for self-expression.? 50% are under 30.
According to a new study, 76% of corporations with blogs have seen a spike in web traffic and media coverage even if their direction is rudderless.
Ives also points to a free keyword selector tool and a how-to add digg, del.icio.us tags to blog posts.
RSS and Wikipedia
Futef A new search engine just for Wikipedia brings you results and related categories.
More than 1.25 million entries in Wikipedia and revisions are now RSS enabled
Ask.com has introduced RSS smart answers
Google launches an accessible web search for the visually challenged.
The Google artist who designs all those cool logos
YouTube makes web stars from ordinary people.? Managers and scouts are watching says USA Today.
100 million videos each day served from YouTube
Microsoft and Apple
Microsoft’s ‘iPod Killer’ to debut in October.. Codename Project Argo.?
Microsoft also plans a massive stock buyback.
Meanwhile, Apple profits soar
Around the Web
Yahoo gives you an easy way to add Yahoo! Finance and stock charts to your site
Motorola just shipped its 50 Millionth Motorazr
Yahoo and Motorola to feature Web services on phones.
The 1% rule – the emerging rule of thumb. 1% will create, 10% will interact and 89% will just view