Interesting links for July 9th 2008 through July 15th 2008:
- End of an Era: lonelygirl15 to Conclude Aug. 1 [NewTeeVee] – “lonelygirl15, the pioneering online video series, will conclude on Aug. 1 to make way for a new show from its creators and their new company, EQAL. This announcement was buried in the second paragraph of an official blog post…”
- ‘World’s oldest blogger’ dies at 108 [ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)] – World’s Oldest Blogger Dies: “Born in Broken Hill in 1899, Olive Riley… Since early last year, she had written about 70 entries on her life experiences and posted them online, receiving feedback from all over the world.”
- Lively – Google’s answer to Second Life has arrived. However, it’s far more embedded (and embeddable) in existing web 2.0 scaffolding – following a YouTube logic – with a much thinner client. Only for Windows at this stage, though.
- Getty Images + Flickr Make a Deal [Photojojo Blog] – Getty Images and Flickr strike a deal which will allow Getty to scour Flickr and, with easy-to-use tools, contact photo owners and offer licensing deals to push their work as stock photos. Apparently launching later this year.