Consider this morning news from the land of smiles, department of after the future has fallen on you–each of these items could NOT have happened 18 months ago–both in terms of the news and who’s reporting it (Big media, say g’night)
Paid Content: NFL to launch social network for football fans for the upcoming season; sample screens here.
Laughing Squid:P odTech’s Robert Scoble snags some cool staffers– Irina Slutsky and Eddie Codel.
Podcasting News: Nielsen reports podcasts are more popular with Americans than blog posts. “…6.6 percent of the U.S. adult online population, or 9.2 million Web users, have recently downloaded an audio podcast. 4.0 percent, or 5.6 million Web users, have recently downloaded a video podcast. These figures put the podcasting population on a par with those who publish blogs, 4.8 percent, and online daters, 3.9 percent.”
BizPodcasting: Nielsen is hooey.
Bonus: Also worth noting-:
Click Z:”Yahoo will supply both Web search and sponsored search listings to Hispanic Digital Network (HDN), a group of more then 70 Spanish-language Web sites, under an exclusive multi-year distribution agreement.”
CNET: Podcasts appeal most to trekkies, Mac users.
Update: Peter notes how bad my spelling was at this ungodly hour…sorry, folks…not only was I not really awake, my older laptop needs a keyboard replacement..sweaty fingers have rubbed the letters right off…Fixed, now!