Archive for May, 2010

SHARING IS SCARING

May 26, 2010

“When we started Facebook, we built it around a few simple ideas. People want to share and stay connected with their friends and the people around them.”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, rewriting the history of his Big Brother website in the best traditions of Orwell, Facebook Blog, 26 May 2010

CHAIRMAN OF THE BORED

May 25, 2010

“In response to the curiosity, no chairs were thrown, no ultimatums served, I am not moving to Cupertino or Mountain View, I did not take a courier job and I require no assistance finding the door.”

Microsoft entertainment and devices executive J Allard, finally devising to do something genuinely entertaining in the course of exiting his job, ZDNet, 25 May 2010

IF THERE’S A PLATFORM, SOMEONE’S TAKING A DIVE

May 24, 2010

“When we discuss the future of Twitter, we focus on the mechanisms through which we can build a platform of enduring value.”

Dick Costolo, Twitter’s chief obfuscating officer, explaining to thick-minded ad slingers exactly who gets to make money around these here tweets, Twitter Blog, 24 May 2010

SHARING ISN’T CARING

May 19, 2010

“Open is for losers.”

Deliberate provocateur and startup-investing gadabout Dave McClure, on why free-as-in-free-beer neo-hippies need to rethink their business plans,  VentureBeat, 19 May 2010

NICHE-Y MASS, OR A NASTY MESS?

May 18, 2010

“This is about extending our content offerings so that we’re relevant to both a mass and a niche audience.”

Yahoo executive James Pitaro, on buying cheap-articles factory Associated Content, PaidContent.org, 18 May 2010

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