One of the best things about Broowaha—aside from it giving you more hits than your blog—is that it’s got enough clout to get you on Google. And make it to the top of a somewhat common search, and interesting things can happen. My last article, The Unspoken Rules Of Group Conversation: Learn Them Or Bore, was a fun example.While checking hits on the article, I noticed it’d been linked (my favorite Broo feature). The link turned out to be from a NYC Craigslist post. Wha? The post turned out to be from ‘The Brooklyn Conversational Soiree’, a group trying to organize in-person group conversations... Read More
The internet is a valuable tool. It has enhanced the lives of many people around the world by enabling communication, disseminating information at the speed of light, and allowing everyday people to both bank and shop without leaving the comfort of their homes. It has also been said that the internet is the future of the entertainment industry. High bandwidth connections now enable people to download full length movies in a matter of minutes and full episodes of your favorite tv shows are now available online. Websites like monster, craigslist and EBay even help you to find a job, sell that... Read More
Before Times Square became a G-Rated theme-park for Midwestern tourists in khaki shorts it was the one-stop-shop for all things shady. Everywhere you turned there were Technicolor-jacket wearing pimps, drug slingers with syringes in one pocket and hard dope in the other, shady topcoat types wearing gold-watch sleeves, and skimped out skag-slaves turning tricks for the price of a cup of coffee. Now the most skin youâ€™ll find on 42nd street is that of a borderline-insane guitarist whose mom forgot to pack his fig-leaf. This isnâ't a bad thing of course. I was too young to have been around when... Read More
I have now written more than 100 articles for BrooWaha San Francisco and all I can say is that I'm just getting started. I'm hooked on the Broo. I find myself thinking day and night about what I want to write next for the site. I'm obsessed. My friends think I'm doing crank. My fiance thinks I'm cheating on her. "What are you doing in front of that damn computer day and night?" she says. "Are you downloading porn?" In late February, I saw a posting for the new SF BrooWaha on Craigslist and it instantly caught my eye. I had never even heard of such a thing as a citizen newspaper. Already... Read More
This holiday season, locals can celebrate the launch of 'FlirtySomething.com,' a dating site designed to emulate the real-life, organic process of falling in love. FlirtySomething offers visitors an Icebreaker Lounge in which personalities on subjects ranging from surfing to politics host online discussions. These discussions make FlirtySomething a compelling place to meet others with similar interests, much as individuals discover each other offline. FlirtySomething was designed for Southern California-style individuals who want their virtual world to be as active as their geographic one.... Read More
The California Supreme Court ruled today that bloggers were not responsible for defamatory content that they did not create, overturning a previous ruling by an appeals court. The court stated in its ruling that only the original author of the comments could be sued for libel: Any person who reposted the comments could not be held liable. "The prospect of blanket immunity for those who intentionally redistribute defamatory statements on the Internet has disturbing implications," said Associate Justice Carol A. Corrigan. "Nevertheless ... statutory immunity serves to protect online freedom... Read More
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Thanks for sharing detailed statistics. I like reading the articles with statistics; it gives more clear understanding of the subject. Indeed, we spend or waste huge part of our life online and it sometimes hard to understand the reasons. Everyone knows...
I have been using the internet since 1999 when we used to connect to Fax/Modem devices. Speed was at that time something around 56.6 k, which was the fastest speed considers. We all grown up with the advancement of the technology. The middle age of computing...
Mirabelle...it's all French to me. I think perhaps you should go back to d'hotel.