Author Archives: esmayu

Post 2: Lonely Planet’s digital media strategies

I promised I would divide the Lonely Planet guest lecture into two posts, but as I realise two is not enough (or it could have been had I been able to weave them together, something Lieu and Dijana are much … Continue reading

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Sesame Street does Old Spice

I just had to share this with you.

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Post 1: Lonely Planet on editors and digital publishing

Lonely Planet embraces the changing face of publishing. They link to the best stuff even if it is not theirs, talk with their users/customers, and keep churning out products for the changing market. Continue reading

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Google vs Facebook: Battle of the Online Giants

Facebook was always behind Google in Internet traffic. But not in August of this year. According to All Facebook, the “Unofficial Facebook Resource”, the latest peek into the weekly share of American Internet traffic shows Facebook is beating Google. See … Continue reading

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Most dangerous places to surf the net

In my last post about Turks and the Internet, I warned readers to beware of surfing the net in Turkiye.  Here’s the reason. Internet security company AVG revealed most dangerous places to surf the net. Which country’s at the top … Continue reading

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Turks and the Internet

Being Turkish, I dived further into Turkiye’s internet usage I linked to a study on global Facebook usage in my last post because I was suprised with country rankings for Facebook users: US: 111 million (no surprise) UK: 23 million … Continue reading

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YouTube scores record of 100 videos per US user in May

First, let’s look at the facts: For the first time in YouTube history (Feb 2005-Sept 2010), the average American YouTube user has watched 100 videos in one month (May 2010) according to comScore (that’s 14.6 billion videos for 144.1 million … Continue reading

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