Tag Archives: Nick Bilton

Correction o’ the Day (NYT Killer Cellphones Edition)

First came this Nick Bilton Disruptions column in Thursday’s New York Times. New Gadgets, New Health Worries In 1946, a new advertising campaign appeared in magazines with a picture of a doctor in a lab coat holding a cigarette and … Continue reading

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Sorry, New York Times: Twitter Is No ‘Titan Of Social Media’

From Friday’s New York Times front page: Except for this (via BrandonGaille): See that? Eight percent. Some titan, eh?  

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Times-Industrial Complex Provides Lyft To ‘Ride-Sharing Upstarts’

Interestingly, two New York Times Co. media properties featured positive stories on taxicab alternatives yesterday. From Monday’s Boston Globe: A post-taxi population opts for ride-sharing As the cab industry seethes, tech-savvy drivers and passengers are embracing a burgeoning ride-sharing business … Continue reading

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How Sneak Adtack Scooped The New York Times On Celebrity Stealth Marketing

The New York Times ran this Nick Bilton Disruptions piece on Page One of Monday’s Business section: Social Media Product Plugs Draw Scrutiny In 1982, Bill Cosby appeared on television showing off a snazzy new computer. “Looking for a powerful home computer?” he said … Continue reading

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