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Buzzy Blekko Releases January Stats

Written on
February 7th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS — I’ve been fascinated by social search engine Blekko, which uses human curation to power its slashtag search. After originally dismissing the engine as gimmicky, its potential revealed itself through Vivek Wadhwa’s New Year’s Day call to arms, “Why We Desperately Need a New (and Better) Google.” He discussed ... More...

Facebook’s Advertising Strategy…And The Shoulders Of Giants

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November 9th 2007
Author
Chris Cunningham

In a letter to his rival and fellow scientist Robert Hooke, Sir Isaac Newton famously wrote, “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” Newton would have loved the Internet. Like all great scientists, he thrived on discovery, even when that discovery led to full-scale ... More...

Introducing A “Social Publishing Network”

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October 19th 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

Pagii(spelled with a dash above the a), announced this week its official launch, giving the online community an innovative step in the evolution of web publishing and social networking. Pagii is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Freewebs. Being dubbed the “social publishing network,” Pagii mashes-up social networking features with web and desktop ... More...

Freewebs Spreads Sony’s HDNA

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October 2nd 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

Today, Freewebs announced the launch of a new campaign for Sony’s HDNA. The $100 million global campaign is focused on the entirety of Sony’s high definition products. The slogan being attached to this effort is “High Definition. It’s in our DNA.” Freewebs is assisting Sony in spreading the word virally by ... More...

Freewebs Gives Users A Voice & Publishers New Ad Space

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August 8th 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

The internet is becoming more and more interactive with the fast growth of social websites and the popularity of widgets. These seemingly simple applications have drawn a lot of attention recently in reports from Facebook and other sites that have seen these features drive a lot of traffic to partnering sites. ... More...

The Freewebs Enterprise: Shervin Pishevar Discusses His Company’s Marketing Model, Widgets and All

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March 16th 2007
Author
Kiran Aditham

It might seem a tad hasty to call 2007 the year of widget advertising. But if a company like Freewebs has any say in the matter, the final ¾ of the year will set the tone for ’08 to be just that. Founded in 2001 by 3 brothers with a couple ... More...

Freewebs Welcomes Photobucket Users

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February 27th 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

Web publishing/blogging company Freewebs had signed a partnership with media-sharing service Photobucket to let users easily post their Photobucket photos, slideshows and videos on their respective Freewebs sites. “This is just the first step in what’s going to be a strong partnership,” said Freewebs president Shervin Pishevar in a statement. The Photobucket ... More...