Monthly Archives: March 2013

Online comments are ready to claim top billing

Tech firms have their sights set on unlocking the potential of online comments for businesses. Livefyre, for instance, last month announced a $15 million funding drive to develop ways of making commenting on websites more fun. According to Readwrite.com, Livefyre … Continue reading

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The grubby stitch-up that ignores the case for freedom

I did something foolish the other day. Having been sent a form to submit my votes at my building society’s annual meeting, I dutifully started ticking the boxes approving the recommendations. But when I came to the one urging me … Continue reading

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How Storify can help you make the most of your content

Storify, as I suggested in my previous post, addresses a problem faced by many newspapers. Reaction to┬ástories they publish are not just left on your their own sites, they appear on third-party platforms too, specifically Facebook and Twitter. Storify allows … Continue reading

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Facebook and Twitter have got our readers’ comments, and we want them back!

In the old days using reader reaction to the stories published in newspapers was a straightforward affair. We simply printed Letters to the Editor, weeding out submissions from contributors whose views put them on the farthest fringe of rational debate. … Continue reading

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