Nielsen and Twitter today announced a deal to create a Nielsen Twitter TV Rating system for the US market. Under the agreement, Nielsen and Twitter are creating a ‘standard metric’ to measure ‘the reach of the TV conversation on Twitter.’ On the surface, everybody wins: Nielsen gets to control a new Rating standard; Television gets […]
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Steve Jobs’s run at Apple has been exceptional. As CEO, he took an also-ran tech company and turned it into the most valuable company in the world, introducing a lot of cool technology, along the way.
But, while the world of technology struggles to figure out what Jobs’ announcement means for the future of Apple, it’s clear that Jobs’ achievements at Apple are more than the Mac, the iMac, the iPhone or the iPad.
There’s a lot of discussion today about iPad magazine sales plummeting, based on a report from WWD Media: Remember when Wired’s debut issue for the iPad sold more than 100,000 times in June? It looks like it will be a while before that type of performance is seen again. Digital sales dropped toward the end of […]
Edison Research has made available this year’s edition of The Current State of Podcasting, a study of American podcast consumers’ attitudes and behaviors. The 2010 report is Edison’s fifth annual study and was unveiled earlier this fall at Blogworld in Las Vegas, and combined information from the Edison Research/Arbitron Internet & Multimedia series, along with […]
It looks like the other shoe has dropped for old media. New research shows that people are abandoning old media by the millions for Internet media. And if they aren’t abandoning it, they are cutting way back on the time the spend with it.
Internet video – content stored and distributed over an IP architecture — will eclipse the consumption of broadcast TV by 2020, according to research from The Diffusion Group (TDG). According to TDG data, while the amount of time spent viewing TV has remained relatively stable, the amount of time consumers spent watching online video increased […]
Dan Rayburn has published an interesting, but savage, critique of YouTube over at Business of Video. In it, he argues that YouTube is stifling innovation and couldn’t survive without Google’s deep pockets: YouTube didn’t contribute to the technology of the industry at all. They haven’t created any codecs, new delivery protocols, created any industry standards […]
This video is a must-see, if you’re involved in new media: The video is a collaboration between Adobe and Wired and tries to look a year or two into the future and see where magazines are going. The presentation is not a animated demo – it’s a live demo, built with Adobe InDesign.
Video startup Veoh Networks is dead, reports Media Memo: Veoh, one of several well-funded startups that have tried and failed to cash in on the Web video boom, is finally calling it quits. The company let go of the remainder of its workforce yesterday, and sources say it plans on filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy […]
Daisy Whitney’s latest New Media Minute video podcast takes a look at comic books – a $1 billion business that hasn’t really been hit by digital media yet. Yet the industry is already looking ahead to see how it can adapt to the iPad and other tablet ereaders. Is it time to add comic books […]