Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

Media Hacks #6: Twitter, Demi Moore, Facebook

Man I am getting behind on my Media Hacks postings. Oops. Well here is Media Hacks #6, about Twitter and scalability, Demi Moore’s bum, Facebook’s new company features. Tearing up the airwaves in this episode: C.C. Chapman, Julien Smith, Chris Penn, Mitch Joel and me. LISTEN HERE: Media Hacks: Episode 6. Or: Mp3 download.

Ranking Amazon’s Rank

Over the weekend, Amazon.com started “deranking” sexually explicit books, and anything with lesbian/gay content….meaning that it’s become much harder to find those books in Amazon’s catalogs. Included in the purge is Lady Chatterly’s Lover, Jeanette Winterson, and a host of Romance Novels. Kassia has an open letter, and there is a bit of a twitterstorm […]