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Mashable's misperception about user-generated content

Why Mashable is wrong about user-generated content

Mashable is reports that “Millennials trust user-generated content 50% more than other media.” Sounds reasonable, right? However, in that article Mashable makes a false claim, “User-generated content (UGC) is media created by your peers.” Whoa. Mashable. Hold it there. Be careful with this report. Mashable is blending together the terms “user-generated content” with content made by your […]

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ComiXology and Washington Post mashup

Today Amazon bought the #1 digital comic book seller, ComiXology. Last year Jeff Bezos, owner of Amazon, bought the 7th largest newspaper The Washington Post. Hmm. Digital comics. Digital newspaper. Bezos should totally do a mashup with ComiXology and The Washington Post. While I wouldn’t want to read the Washington Post in my Comixology app, […]

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