On Repeating Your Internet Fame →
Kanye West to change his name to Martin Louis The... →
allisonweiss: (via liveloverockroll) I love you Kanye, but this is wrong. Name changing is somewhat common, but when you are a brand it’s not going to be recommended. For example, there were a couple years where I went by Sarah Meyers, my birth name, Sarah Austin transitioned well. It feels better anyway. People don’t have a long attention span in my case, however, Kanye is...
YouTomb - YouTube Video - KnightStalkers... →
sdddlt: YouTomb is a research project of MIT Free Culture. The purpose of the project is to investigate what kind of videos are subject to takedown notices due to allegations of copyright infringement with particular emphasis on those for which the takedown may be mistaken.
Jacob: What do you want it to be?
David: Design it to be the future of media.
How Boxxy brought the web to its knees →
The Interactive Element: they don't always write... →
Clay Shirky says, “Glenn Reynolds, a homegrown hero of the weblog world, reports over a million unique viewers a month for Instapundit.com, a circulation that would put him comfortably in the top twenty daily papers in the United States. You can see how interactivty is defeated by an audience of this size — spending even as minute a month interacting with 10,000 of his readers (only...
Internets Celebrities are coming to town →
“These cewebrities have created several well received video essays that were featured on iFC and are the self proclaimed ‘Woodward and Bernstein for the YouTube generation.’ These two are definitely some dudes that you want to hang out with. Watch out because their super stellar director, Casimir will be hanging around as well, maybe they want to film us?”
mascarah: I love this other side of Ms. Perry....
Against All TOS: Guy Tries To Sell His “YouTube”... →
Interview with Ricardo Garay, CEO of Handcase: 1. How will content be interactive on mobile social networks? Imagine our application so Doctor shared with their patients, or colleagues, hospitals, or in cases where it has research, with research centers; or the Voyage sharing travel professionals, with their company or clients. Personal trips with family and friends; or the HotCar share...
Live Show Thursdays At 6pm EST →
This week we are talking about the Lili Allen and Katy Perry feud on facebook, Paris Hilton’s hacked site and more web celeb news.
The 404 to feature Mr. Richard Blakeley tomorrow
caro: Jeff, Justin, and Wilson will be grilling this guy on tomorrow’s episode of The 404, and you are invited to come heckle him in the live chat room starting shortly before 11:15 AM ET. Be there because I said so.
Oprah slow to Kindle - fans left out in cold →
boymeetslove: Hellogoodbye - Baby, It’s Fact
I am a triple Z list celebrity
Obamania sparks online frenzy →
Virtually all of the major TV networks and newspaper sites will stream Obama’s inaugural address live on the web
Watch Chris Pirillo Live on Your iPhone →
TechCrunch got the exclusive news about Ustream’s app to watch live video on your iphone. This is so cool for people like me, aka mac users who stream live video and watch live broadcasts. Chris Pirillo, one of their most popular broadcasters, is excited! “Maybe it’s just two people who are interested, but point a camera out your window - or at your dog’s bed - or to anything that you...
New Zealand's YouTube stars →
Levar Burton Serenades Techies →
January 16, 2009 (New York, NY) – Last week, Jeremy Piven proved that text messaging is a pop culture staple by sending a mass late-night “booty call” to a group of attractive females, offering a hot date to the first respondent. With the click of a (send) button, Piven established mass texting as the easiest and most effective way to communicate, giving celebs access to hoards of adoring fans ...
Live Shows Thursday at 6PM EST →
caro: streeter: New trailer for The CollegeHumor Show on MTV, coming Sunday, February 8th at 9:30. As Ricky might say, Get Excited! This looks very funny and smart, at least from the trailer. Can’t believe it’s going to be on the same network as The City. All my non-media friends are going to get very tired of me being all like, I KNOW THAT GUY AND THAT GUY.
Teen rapper Soulja Boy has a head for business →
“I was one of the first artists to have a YouTube account, if not the first. I joined two months after the site launched,” Soulja Boy says. “I faked it until I made it. I acted like I was a celebrity. I was signing autographs, taking pictures, but I had no record deal. I was living the life of a star, but I was just a regular kid then.”
2008 Web Celebrity Rankings Announced by iStardom Popularity of Web Celebs Reaches Record Levels Sacramento, Calif. — January 7, 2009 — iStardom Inc. announced the 2008 year-end web celebrity rankings for the Entertainment, Model, and Expert categories. A web celebrity is an individual whose fame is primarily derived from their Internet presence. iStardom rankings are based on over 45 weighted...