From ‘Ello’ to ‘goodbye’

As we covered data mining this week we were asked to read about the anti-advertising stance of the social network Ello. Ello has vowed to never data mine and thus remain anti-advertising. Initially, this sounds like a great idea, but what could it mean for the future of this network? Ello might seem attractive because … More From ‘Ello’ to ‘goodbye’

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YouTube: From Monkey Business to Big Business

YouTube Then The popular video platform we know as YouTube, was created in 2005 by three former PayPal employees and purchased by Google in October of 2006 for $1.65 billion in stock. Before Google purchased it, YouTube saw huge growth during the summer of 2006 with more than 65,000 videos uploaded daily and viewers “watching … More YouTube: From Monkey Business to Big Business