Engadget Editor: AOL Has Its Heart in the Wrong Place with Content

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Outsiders have been wondering how all of the content properties AOL has been buying up will hold up as part of the media giant. Engadget has been part of AOL for quite a while, having been purchased in 2005 – some time before AOL’s real push for mass content, most recently punctuated by its purchase of The Huffington Post. AOL’s …

How Much Content is Too Much?

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As you probably know by now, AOL has purchased The Huffington Post to further bolster its growing content business. HuffPost co-founder Arianna Huffington (now Editor-in-Chief of all AOL Content) said following the announcement, that earlier this year, the company was looking to expand local sections, launch international sections, add more original videos, and additional sections that would "fill in some …

How Twitter’s New Media Blog Aims To Teach By Example

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Twitter has a two-pronged approach to give media companies the ability to create dynamic interfaces that filter and curate tweets in new ways. One is to showcase great examples of Twitter implementations on its Twitter Media blog, and the other is to give media companies the resources to do these types of projects on their own. I spoke this week …

HOW TO: Give Your iPhone a Spring Clean

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Megan Berry is a Marketing Manager for Klout, the standard measure of online influence. She also blogs at The Huffington Post and Brazen Careerist. You can follow her on Twitter as @meganberry. Do you have 11 screens (or more) on your iPhone and sometimes come across apps you don’t even remember downloading? Then, like me, you might be in need …

Chatroulette + Improv Piano Player = Love! [VIDEO]

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Chatroulette has had its share of stormtroopers and Jon Stewart parodies, but now there’s a new star on the block: the Chatroulette improv piano player. The webcam network has quickly ascended to become one of the web’s biggest phenomenons. The anonymous webcam network, estimated to be made up of 71% males, 15% females, and 14% perverts, has gained huge traffic …

Details: Twitter’s New @Anywhere Platform

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Twitter CEO Evan Williams just announced at SXSW that his company is taking another step to integrate with the rest of the web with a new platform called @anywhere. Operators of third-party websites will be able to plug in @anywhere to integrate some basic Twitter functionality without requiring their users to navigate away from a page. When you visit a …