It Pays to Be Nice: A Tale of Two Startups

By Connie Loizos — 3 years ago

Approximately two years ago, two startups that had yet to launch products raised more than $40 million, respectively, based almost solely on the track records of their founders. Both companies went on to stumble badly, but only one of them was pilloried for its failings.

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Game Changer? Federated Media Lands Key Deal with WordPress

By Connie Loizos — 4 years ago

Right now, at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, two local companies, Automattic – which powers the popular blog platform WordPress — and the digital media and ad network Federated Media, are taking the wraps off a major partnership. Their big news: That the more than 24 million blogging sites to use WordPress (including […]

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In Talk of Declining Traffic, Facebook and Others Say: Not So Fast

By Connie Loizos — 5 years ago

If you find Facebook boring and/or its privacy policies worrisome, you apparently aren’t alone. According to a newly issued report by the research and marketing group Inside Facebook, 6 million Facebook users have canceled their accounts in the last month, “the first time the [United States] has lost users in the past year,” according to […]

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