Quite a few reporters have urged me to fight Twitter, but I think the account survives as a testament to the limits of using any social network. No one should be under the impression they own their social accounts.
Emphasis mine. And remember it.
A great read on BuzzFeed about the problem of trying to drive traffic through Mitt Romney coverage. Spoiler: He’s no Sarah Palin.
Ze Frank, not surprisingly, nails it:
Via Universal Hub, Dan Rowinski notices something fascinating buried in the ICANN TLD requests:
The Boston Globe has applied for the domain registry .Boston throught the ICANN generic top level domain application program.—
(@Dan_Rowinski) June 13, 2012
Adam at UH talks a bit more about the business model:
And like Fenway bricks, the Globe will seek to sell personalized domains to Bostonians, who, being proud of their city, will rush to buy them. But non-locals need not fret – the Globe says it’ll sell a .boston address to anybody who wants one, such as people who want the world to know they’re moving to Boston or just enjoy the city.
Journalism be saved!