"We have so much to learn from these early media companies and in many ways it feels like we’re at the start of another formative era of media history where iconic companies will emerge and thrive for many decades. It will take luck, talent, and hard work, as well as a willingness to learn from the past and embrace the future, but BuzzFeed has a real shot to be one of the great, enduring companies of this new era."
"According to data just released by Twitter, more than 37 million people viewed Oscar-related tweets on Sunday night, either on twitter.com or through one of its apps. That mean’s Twitter’s audience ADNC 1.32% for the Oscars was almost as large as ABC’s, which totaled 43 million viewers. And that TV audience was the largest for an Academy Awards broadcast since 2000."
"The development of Massive Open Online Courses by startups like Udacity, Coursera, and others have forced many staid university administrators to consider how technology can transform higher education, particularly in the dissemination of educational content. And while the hype around these startups may have subsided, the change in mindset they have engendered means that their influence will continue well into the future."