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Indonesia’s MetroTV drops the show, due to the host’s tweets?

Indonesia’s MetroTV drops the show, due to the host’s tweets?

07.04.11 – 8:07 am Media, People, Politics
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Metro TV news director Tomi Suryopratomo said they dropped the “Talk Indonesia” show --which had discussed hot news topics in English since November 2010-- based on a certain review, but not because of tweets made Wimar Witoelar, one of its hosts. "We need more leisurely and less serious programs for the weekends," Suryopratomo said. But Mr. ...


Top 5 viral YouTube videos from Indonesia!

Top 5 viral YouTube videos from Indonesia!

05.04.11 – 3:04 pm Entertainment, Media, People
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Check-out Indonesia's top five viral YouTube videos in the last two years following the recent one: the hilarious police officer from Gorontalo! The hilarious Norman Kamaru Gorontalo Police Mobile Brigade's First Brigadier Norman Kamaru recorded a session of himself dancing and doing a lip-sync of an Indian song, in the middle of his job. The video went ...


HuffPo co-founder reveals the secrets of viral content

HuffPo co-founder reveals the secrets of viral content

01.04.11 – 2:42 pm Media, Tech
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Viral content is anything which can be shared, and has an element it that encourages the reader to do so. Online content could spread, literally, like a virus. At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Huffington Post and Buzzfeed co-founder Jonah Peretti explains how things go viral. The following is the secrets: Content spreads for different ...


Why is Facebook so popular in Indonesia?

Why is Facebook so popular in Indonesia?

01.04.11 – 7:37 am Culture, Media, People, Tech
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That's a regular question that I, or you, got these days following the booming of the social network in the country. No kidding: They have more than 35 million users in Indonesia already! There are more than 642 million users are using this service globally. Indonesia is the second biggest Facebook users in the world, after ...


SalingSilang will add 50 sites this year: Enda Nasution

SalingSilang will add 50 sites this year: Enda Nasution

20.03.11 – 9:53 am Media, People
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The Saling Silang Network is one of a few content-based startups in Indonesia. Started with a local blog service called DagDigDug and followed by some various topic sites (they have 16 sites already!), the South Jakarta-based web service now uses SalingSilang.com as their main brand. According to Enda Nasution, Managing Director PT Saling Silang, they will ...


Video: Indonesian social media movement!

Video: Indonesian social media movement!

08.03.11 – 10:48 am Education, Media, People
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IF YOU ARE A BIG FAN of social media and its implications in Indonesia, you must check out this documentary's trailer. The movie --which comes up with title “LINIMAS(S)A” in Bahasa Indonesia or “TIMELINER(S)” for English-- has 45 minutes duration, thanks to ICTWatch. This project supported by XL Axiata, Detikcom, Asosiasi Penyelenggara Jasa Internet Indonesia ...


Engadget blogger resigns, the AOL Way’s first victim

Engadget blogger resigns, the AOL Way’s first victim

19.02.11 – 11:50 am Featured, Media, People
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NO DOUBT THAT CONTENT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT, that's one of a few reasons people still reading blogs and checking out their social networking accounts. Good contents will attract community and create conversations. Good conversation then can be curated as new content. That's the amazing cycle, right? What's happen if a business entity just sees content as ...


Stop thinking that blog is dead. AOL buys The Huffington Post!

Stop thinking that blog is dead. AOL buys The Huffington Post!

07.02.11 – 4:15 pm Featured, Media
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Blog is not just alive, but even can be one of the most heavily visited Web sites nowadays! Yes, that's the amazing Huffington Post! The political and commentary blog is being acquired by AOL for $315 million [$300 million of it in cash and the rest in stock]! President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ...


Egypt shuts the net, net strikes back!

Egypt shuts the net, net strikes back!

29.01.11 – 9:04 pm Featured, Media, Politics, Tech
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Egypt Internet shutdown is worst in the history, experts say. "It's a first in the history of the Internet," Rik Ferguson of Trend Micro told AFP. "In 24 hours we have lost 97 per cent of Egyptian Internet traffic," said Julien Coulon, co-founder of Cedexis, a French Internet monitoring system. But okay. In a response ...


China blocks citizens searching ‘Egypt’ online

China blocks citizens searching ‘Egypt’ online

29.01.11 – 6:07 pm Media, Politics
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China blocks searches with keywords "egypt", "riot" and likes from the country's most popular microblogging service, Al Jazeera confirms. A search for "Egypt'' on the Sina microblogging service brings up a message saying, "According to relevant laws, regulations and policies, the search results are not shown". [Source]


If a book is just a URL …

If a book is just a URL …

27.01.11 – 12:49 pm Featured, Media, Tech
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This is another experiment on how to read ebooks digitally, offering an access (instead of ownership) to the books. And since a book is just a URL, you can easily lend a book to a friend! The idea of access versus ownership is coming to the forefront quickly in the book publishing world. Inventive Labs recently ...


What happened with the Internet in 2010?

What happened with the Internet in 2010?

13.01.11 – 10:22 pm Featured, Media, Statistics, Tech
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What happened with the Internet in 2010? There are almost two billion Internet users worldwide; 107 trillion emails sent; 152 million blogs tracked; 175 million people on Twitter; 600 million people on Facebook; 2 billion videos watched per day on YouTube; and 5 billion photos hosted by Flickr. Check-out the complete Internet 2010 statistics compiled by ...



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