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As part of its anti-bullying efforts, Instagram today announced a series of new features aimed at helping users better manage negative comments as well as highlight positive ones. It’s also…

Instagram adds new anti-bullying features, including tag controls, comment management tools

Digital Journal has relaunched their citizen journalism site with a range of new features. Digital Journal offers a Citizen Journalism site in a similar fashion to Instablogs, OhMyNews, Newsvine, Norg…

Instablogs Negotiating $3 Million Round

10:00 am PDT • March 18, 2008

Blog network/ citizen journalism site Instablogs is currently negotiating a $3 million round of funding, sources familiar with the deal have told TechCrunch. The India based Instablogs launched in October…

Social news site Newsvine, which launched in March 2006, has been acquired by MSNBC.com, a fifty-fifty joint venture between Microsoft and NBC. This is MSNBC.com’s first acquisition. The deal, which…

http://i.newsvine.com/_vine/swf/electionwidget.swfElectionVine is a new service being launched today by NewsVine that allows users to embed a US Presidential candidate poll on their sites. NewsVine sees ElectionVine as their answer to…

Seattle-based news site Newsvine will relaunch this afternoon with significant changes to the user experience. They’re calling the release “Evergreen.” Among the changes: like Netvibes, Pageflakes and other personalized homepages,…

The “enhancement” that Newsvine CEO Mike Davidson made to Presidential Candidate John McCain’s website was mentioned on the Daily Show Thursday evening. Lots of other mainstream press attention, too. Davidson’s…

This morning we mentioned that Presidential hopeful John McCain’s MySpace page was “enhanced” with a new pro-gay marriage political message. That was quickly taken down, and the site repaired after…

Someone on Presidential hopeful John McCain’s staff is going to be in trouble today. They used a well known template to create his Myspace page. The template was designed by…

Toward a Better Digg

3:35 pm PDT • March 16, 2007

Digg revolutionized social news when it launched in 2004. Since then, it has become the undisputed champ of news link ranking sites. They just recently crossed the million mark. And…

Newsvine is Perfect

1:52 pm PST • March 3, 2006

Newsvine took the password protection off of its site yesterday and officially launched (my pre-launch post on Newsvine is here). Newsvine combines the best features of a number of companies…

Newsvine to Enter Social News Ranks

5:25 pm PST • November 9, 2005

Newsvine hasn’t launched yet, but the founder and CEO Mike Davidson has posted about what it will be once it does. Newsvine will be a collaborative, social news site. Like…