In Today’s Web News…Sky’s plans to move into a pay-as-you-go model for content use by non-members has been seen as a call to competition with Netflix and YouView, as TV services continue to be fused with the web.
Twitter’s CEO has been talking; defending his company’s controversial moves towards censorship globally as well as talking about the nature of Twitter itself. In case you were in any doubt, Twitter s not a Media Company despite selling advertising;
“We’re in the media business, but we’re not necessarily a media company. We don’t create our own content; we’re a distributor of content and traffic. We’re one of the largest drivers of traffic to other media properties.” said Dick Costolo at a media conference yesterday evening.
Elsewhere in the US Obama’s promised ‘Hangout’ on Google+ yesterday US-time was an dubbed a high tech ‘townhall meeting’, check out the covered topics in the link below where you can watch his political ‘Plus’ session.
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