Techmeme

New Techmeme Index Reveals Clout of Individual Reporters

There's a cool new way to measure the influence of top tech reporters and the sites they work for. Techmeme last month augmented its Leaderboard to reflect how frequently a reporter's work is linked to by other sites and cited in social media posts. Who's atop today's list? Mark Gurman. Know him? (He's got zero followers on LinkedIn so no one on there knows him.)

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Techmeme Leaderboard: Surprises Galore

It's not easy to discover cool new web sites, and tougher still to track the ups and downs of ones you know. Techmeme Leaderboard is great for that. This week we studied the Techmeme Leaderboard and spotted several sites that may not be on your radar. We also spotted rises and falls by comparing the Jan. 14 leaderboard with that of Jan. 14, 2014.

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SWMS Trends: AllThingsD, Visual.ly, Techmeme Leaderboard

AllThingsD this week launched “All Things Reviewed,” an expanded reviews section. It’s edited by Katie Boehret and features the work of Lauren Goode, whose career is as hot as can be.

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SWMS Analysis: Chasing Facebook Places

Sure as you're born, Facebook Places will come up in that meeting or conference call later today. You'll need to be cogent. What's your method?

For what it's worth, here's ours:

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