Mashable Fired Federated Media in January

Pete Cashmore went on Old Media raw data buffet Bloomberg West today, and amongst other things, let slip that Mashable fired Federated media. He followed up with a rare post on Mashable proper: How are we fueling this growth? Among other big moves this year, Mashable...

Mashable Launches a Comment Policy [How The Mighty Have Fallen]

Today, Mashable’s hard earned sales dollars were finally put to good use, when the newly hired community manager Vadim Lavrusik, in his first official act, posted a commenting policy for the site. The post was put up three hours today, and judging from the number of...

Does Meetup Have a Spam Problem? Or is Mashable Inflating Numbers?

So I was tooling around the internet tonight, and somehow ended up over at Mashable. As you know, if you hang out on Mashable at all, that it’s pretty well populated with ads. Still, one (presumably) new ad sort of stood out to me. According to this widget/ad on the...

Achtung Austinites!

Hey. Just wanted to quickly alert everyone that I’m putting out the next list post in the series on Austin tomorrow afternoon, which means I’m adding all the suggestions to the OPML file today. This post is going to focus on Austin area social media and...

What's Wrong With Video?

Sean and I had a great discussion about online video, and what really grinds our gears over it, on yesterday’s Mashable Conversations. Check it out. Discuss.

What I've Been Busy With

You may have noticed the lack of updates here. Several reasons for this. Chief amongst them is the fact that I’ve been increasingly busy with Mashable’s new video podcast series, which is getting better and better by the episode (we’re already worlds...

Cleansing the Palette

Hey Rizznites, I really don’t have a lot to say today, I’d just like to cleanse the palette of my blog a little bit, since the last several entries are largely about how I’ve been wronged, offended or otherwise been made to feel sad inside. I’m...

Who Here Uses Kyte?

I’ve been tasked to look into Kyte over at Mashable in connection with one of our side projects. I used the product a long time ago, and I’m sure the service has changed radically since then. The last time I used it, it would crash my browser half the...

Jeff Bezos Likes My Show

Heya. I have a lot to say, but not a lot of energy with which to say it. I’m running on empty mostly because it’s 5:14 am right now. Instead of talking about stuff, I’ll let Jeff Bezos (founder and President of Amazon.com) do the talking about one of...

New Directions For Mr. Rizzn!

Hey Rizzn-ites, You may see a slightly decreased posting frequency here in the coming days. I’ve started writing this week at Mashable. I spoke with Adam Ostrow, the newly crowned editor of Mashable, Monday evening. I’ve always enjoyed Mashable’s...