Larry Cannell

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by Larry Cannell  |  February 1, 2011  |  Comments Off

Distributed commenting systems for blogs and websites have been around for a few years but have not seen a huge uptake (relative to other popular services). With the potential of a distributed Facebook-based commenting system, there is speculation in the blogosphere over the future of distributed commenting pioneers such as DISQUS, livefyre, Echo, or IntenseDebate. […]

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Microsoft Throws in the Towel on Blogs

by Larry Cannell  |  September 27, 2010  |  Comments Off

Congratulations to Automattic (the company behind WordPress). Microsoft chose not to compete with WordPress to win an unwinnable war for Internet blog platform supremacy. Instead, Microsoft gave in and it looks like they are trying to leverage WordPress’ popularity to improve the visibility of other Windows Live properties. It is interesting to note that […]

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