25 Unmissable Social Media Articles From The Last 7 Days To Read This Weekend

  • Author: Niall
  • Niall Harbison,

Every week on a Saturday we bring you 25 stories from the world of social media and tech that you simply have to read. To say this was a big week for the industry would be an understatement with huge launches from Facebook at their F8 conference, Google + opening up to the entire world and Twitter launching more ad networks in the UK. People seem to be generally pretty split on the Facebook launch with the user sort of backlash from users but some industry types predicting that it could be the biggest thing they have ever launched. Now that the hustle bustle of a bust week is over it's time to start opening these brilliant 25 articles and digesting everything that happened in more detail...

Sean Parker: Agent Of Disruption

Business Insider, over-aggregation, and the mad grab for traffic

Each Time You Hit Snooze, This Japanese Alarm App Posts Embarrassing Tweets

Yelp Seeking a Level Playing Field...

Whether Google is a monopoly isn't the point

Digg Newsroom Beta May Just Be Enough To Regain Relevance

Bringing Something To The Party, What Paul Carr is doing next

Not Sharing Is Caring

Myspace founder thinks Facebook new features will be a great thing for Google +

A Business Insider retrospective

The Man Who Would Have Facebook

Two apps that show the depth of what Facebook shipped today

On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Robot

Ning Acquired: Here's How it Evolved Over 6 Years

Interview with Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard on the New Facebook Integration

Social Media ‘Professional' Fires Twitter Ghostwriter, Hilarity Ensues

Facebook is scaring me

The real numbers revealed behind the Adage Power 150

Zynga Profits, Users Decline Ahead Of Proposed $1B IPO

The Fragmentation Of Online Marketing

How to launch in a month, scale to a million users

The Internet is my Resume

Major Facebook Changes: Five Things That Matter to Marketers

Talker's block

Social Media Analytics: 4 Tools You May Have Been Missing