Subscribe to Comments.

Blog comments are like drive-by shootings: Someone fires off a comment, then disappears, never to be seen again. There’s no follow-through, and it’s hard to engage in a sustained back-and-forth shootout, I mean, conversation.

Subscribe to Comments changes that. It’s a free WordPress plugin that accomplishes something I’ve wanted to do for a long time: Make it easy for people who comment on blog posts to stay in the conversation, without demanding that they return to my website to see if anyone has responded to them.… Read the rest

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Videonet 1.0.

The videonet is here.

Data point: People upload 50,000 videos to YouTube every day. In turn, the site delivers 50 million video views each day. That’s huge.

One of the most useful panels at Supernova covered “the rise of the videonet.” One of the panelists, Mary Hodder of Napsterization, quoted some figures on video aggregation sites — more than 225 separate sites by her count — and she’s blogged some of those stats.… Read the rest

Videonet 1.0.