The Web Services blog only started in April but in that time we've posted over 100 entries. As seems to be common around these times, I've done some digging into our Google Analytics stats and come up with a top ten list of popular posts. First the list then maybe I'll talk a little about … Continue reading Top of the blogs
It seems that Google had more up their sleeves than the early announcements that leaked out. Today they added MySpace, Bebo and Six Apart (of Moveable Type, LiveJournal, TypePad and Vox fame) to the list of relatively minor players. MySpace announced back in June that they're looking to open up and it would appear that … Continue reading More on OpenSocial
You could see this one coming - Facebook has finally overtaken MySpace in terms of unique visitors. TechCrunch UK is surprised that Facebook is no longer the fastest growing network: In something of a revelation however, Facebook is no longer the fastest growing social network. Instead Perfspot, the US-based site where people â€œshare their interestsâ€, … Continue reading Facebook > MySpace
According to TechCrunch it looks as if MySpace are looking to follow Facebook down the route of an open platform for developers. I can't say I'm particularly surprised (given the success Facebook's experienced) but I wonder if this is perhaps too little too late. At the moment MySpace still beats Facebook in the stats and … Continue reading MySpace ready to open up?!
This year we're launching our first "Online Excellence Scholarship" in a bid to reward students who are excelling inÂ the construction andÂ creative and interesting use of new media. Successful applicants could be upwarded Â£1,000 over 1 year (for PGCE students) or Â£2,000 over 3 years (for undergraduates) an attractive bonus for any student. So how will … Continue reading Online Excellence Scholarships