Cyberculture roundup: “Top 10 movies on Facebook” etc…

Top 10 movies on Facebook

from Facebook Statistics, Application Statistics, Page Statistics
Check all changes of Top 10 movies on Facebook out in last 6 months!

The Internet Responds to ASCAP’s Deceptive Claims

from Updates by tim

We were disappointed to read of deceptive comments made last month about EFF by ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Writing to its members, ASCAP claimed that EFF, Creative Commons and Public Knowledge are “influencing Congress against the interests of music creators.” If these efforts are succesful, ASCAP warns, “we all know what will happen next: the music will dry up.” The letter asks ASCAP’s members to help fight this dire threat by making a donation to a “Legislative Fund for the Arts” which will be used to lobby Congress.

13 Internet Slangs with Unexpected Alternate Meanings

from Mashable! by Erica Swallow

New media give way to newer media and get even better

from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow

My latest Guardian column, “Reports of blogging’s death have been greatly exaggerated,” discusses the way that new media give way to newer media, and, in so doing, become truer to themselves:

Could Privacy Concerns Kill Social Media?

from Sysomos Blog by Mark Evans

When it comes to privacy, the pendulum has swung dramatically over the past 20 years.

China renews Google’s license, free speech advocates debate principled engagement

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin

The government of China this week decided to renew Google’s web license. The official Google announcement is here, and background on the story at Wired News, Reuters, and Washington Post.

Rebecca MacKinnon has this analysis:

Google?s Long History of Social Media Attempts [INFOGRAPHIC]

from Mashable! by Zachary Sniderman

Top 15 non-Facebook games on Facebook

from Facebook Statistics, Application Statistics, Page Statistics
Check out how non-Facebook games were doing in the first 6 months of 2010 on Facebook!!

China Gives License to Redirected Search of the Free and Open Internet

from Updates by eddan

Ever since Google?s January 2010 decision to cease censorship of its Chinese-language search engine, the world has watched closely to see what would happen next. The ensuing cat-and-mouse game of information repression and dissemination represented a serious challenge to the ability of the Internet to remain free and open in the face of totalitarian government censorship. Would Google cease all operations in China? Would China block access to Google altogether?

10 Facebook Pages That Are Exploding In Popularity

from All Facebook by Nick O’Neill

As we prepare to roll out our new statistics tools tomorrow, we are looking at some of the fastest growing Facebook Pages. Given that many of the same pages remain on the leaderboard, I?ve decided to select the fastest growing Pages that we didn?t mention last week. Thankfully there are plenty to list, so below are 10 Facebook Pages that are exploding in popularity.

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