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Mathew Ingram @mathewi 43.776188,-79.149103

I'm a senior writer at Fortune. I have been the ninth caller and have won the weekend passes. I am an expert in stucco, a veteran in love and an outlaw in Peru.

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Ratter wants to be a site that publishes "cool stuff" to generate traffic — now there's an under-served market: http://t.co/n0KPNa5lejRatter dumps Kinja http://t.co/TysPsKBXO6
Retweeted by Mathew IngramVice's style of video-making is built on a style the company calls “immersionism”.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis morning my driver said "thank god for Uber!" -- that it was literally an answer to her prayers after hours at her job were cut.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAnd note that Reddit rose to prominence when Digg's users' rebelled at a redesign and decamped to Reddit http://t.co/Fo8rRLfBbG
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGoogle is taking on Uber and it's starting in Israel http://t.co/PJTIUigbuX
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram"The new importance of ‘social listening’ tools”-@CJR http://t.co/eWt3MEG7MB @fittsofalexis on @NewsWhip @Dataminr & what will be "trending"
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@chuq @jeffsonstein @mathewi Imagine trying to graft a business model on the alt.* usenet hierarchy. Good luck.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAn apology to Redditors, from Ellen Pao, for years of issues. https://t.co/FIBOLyW0XT http://t.co/Aj69mpzXqf
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramme + others have said this already, but: decentralized 'reddit' has existed for 35 yrs. It's called usenet. It has the same problems.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis from @StartupLJackson pretty much sums it up https://t.co/57inoIkaLk[probably not] MT @mathewi: Is it even possible for Reddit to be a business without losing what makes it great? http://t.co/HBEHNW69Qn
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis essay by @i_robertyoung is worth read in context of @reddit fracas. From GigaOM archives https://t.co/cbS5khncpZ http://t.co/srYfbYyOIx
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@bmorrissey @eric_analytics @mathewi agreed; re: reddit - this is a question all growing startups grapple with, even co's that go public
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram.@nycjim killing it in the @MashableHQ Slack on the Greece situation. http://t.co/XvOkzKh3XA
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@mathewi I don't think so. Link sites have their moment (Digg, Fark, et. al.) then they try to $$$ which kills the specialness
Retweeted by Mathew IngramOn the cult of @VICE http://t.co/STf8wjtUzw http://t.co/0EVWVwsDLH
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@mathewi yes, but maybe not the huge business its VC backers want. chat-type stuff never monetizes well, never has.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@mathewi No. It is not.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAll of which raises the question: Is it even possible for Reddit to be a business without losing what makes it great? http://t.co/oITucs8fQahttp://t.co/qB93OLNUDW
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGreek bystander steals Bloomberg anchor Joe Weisenthal's mic during a live TV hit http://t.co/TrHfQ8Rhmy http://t.co/hqW1vNrCSI
Retweeted by Mathew IngramCat "Hate this food." Me "Have this instead." Cat "LOVE IT." Me "Same bowl. I moved it." Cat "I am fire & the wind. Do not try to know me."
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSmart post on Reddit and the difficulty of monetizing communities, from @gerstenzang, formerly at Imgur: https://t.co/SViOXm72Rt“No online community with a collective identity has successfully become a large business” https://t.co/ba2ElVXngC http://t.co/qJgxEUF5KGWould love to read a list (really, a list) of the 10 things Reddit users have revolted against in the last year alone.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramToo much linear thinking in news, @davewiner says http://t.co/Vr0XBMAyd9
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram"Vice has mastered the mass production of authenticity for profit." http://t.co/AkZg2MzAS0 via @cjr
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis is what @Trushar told me about publishing on WhatsApp back in April http://t.co/fZGRMN0aa6 http://t.co/rIpzA4FKMg
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe New York Times is publishing on WhatsApp for the first time, covering Pope Francis http://t.co/AssjZT2ByE
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramthis is such an understudied space https://t.co/gORtdcQjwn
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe NY Times is experimenting with publishing on WhatsApp. Free service with no ads. What's the business benefit? http://t.co/rBMLrgpCie
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram.@DangerousDolly: yes, that does seem odd, I agreeThe bitcoin angle is half-baked.. But the "Reddit at war" story is fascinating https://t.co/FDjFyNnteN
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@wfederman: It sort of feels that wayFred Wilson notes that Twitter could have taken the decentralized route, but chose not to: http://t.co/CNYQLmyMJJ@wfederman: yes, not just hard — it may actually be impossibleCould a Bitcoin-powered community become an alternative to Reddit? Many are skeptical: http://t.co/oITucs8fQa@Jason @reddit @fredwilson pretty sure we call that usenet
Retweeted by Mathew IngramRemember when the internet was about disintermediation? Meet the new mediators, dwarfing the old mediators. https://t.co/kGuMxDHCsW
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@imkialikethecar: Well, the Bitcoin payment idea is a new addition I thinkReddit is at war with itself: Is it a community or a business? New from me via @FortuneMagazine http://t.co/oITucs8fQa"A program in New Jersey is trying to get people to care about local news through community organizing" http://t.co/tPjfamKQgU
Retweeted by Mathew IngramTo put this in perspective, the NBA Finals averaged 19.9M viewers https://t.co/F2hwLnEQg8
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@davewiner @djacobs: I think a blockchain-powered community would be more distributed than even Usenet was, but I could be wrong@TomEtty: Yes, that’s what I was referring toHas anyone experimented with Aether? https://t.co/AxFlAxi90E@djacobs: Theory is it would make the site self-governing in a way Reddit isn’t. Whether that’s good or bad depends on your viewpoint :-)@TravelingAnna: I think Voat is trying to do something similar, but not that familiar with itFascinating idea: to construct a decentralized Reddit-style community using the blockchainDemocratizing the flow of news-Dick Costolo's right about what Twitter's done for free speech by @mathewi http://t.co/OBC8uG06pc
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThere's a ticking time bomb inside online advertising via @mathewi http://t.co/7wdPo57GUN #onlineads #digitalmedia http://t.co/BkByn2lum7
Retweeted by Mathew IngramA lovely profile on @voxmediainc's new VP of Growth and Analytics, @melissabell, who spikes in many unusual areas. http://t.co/h1uPvAheRO
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@shaneferro @noahchestnut @millie didn't :-)the dark side of #Instagram (problem with fraud and spam, research shows) @mathewi http://t.co/Sg6I2TMY6I http://t.co/ChctwpuoE6
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis is a great post about how the National Journal successfully turned itself into a membership-based media entity: http://t.co/F716jZV8cCCrowd-funded investigative journalism site the Ferret to launch in Scotland http://t.co/TuyJlFXvrgAfter 80 per cent circulation drop in ten years, NME print edition to go free http://t.co/bhVqzLAeK1Reddit's ex-cryptocurrency engineer had a secret goal: Decentralize @reddit https://t.co/D2Chkdlkp5
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7/6
2015
@wfederman: Uncertainty yes@wfederman: I’d give it a 7 probably
7/5
2015
In terms of the Internet, nothing has happened yet. Internet is still at beginning of its beginning by @kevin2kelly http://t.co/UkQ72kVn9D
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@SetarehSiavash: Tell that to my arms and legs :-)@CameronCGlenn: Thanks — I fell not long after that :-)This is the part where I pretend not to be old #waterski http://t.co/TsGKZyrky6 http://t.co/G8F5g4F2WkStephen Colbert just interviewed Eminem on a public access cable show in Monroe, Michigan http://t.co/rx1rsL5mMe via @verge
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@BasuAshis yup
7/4
2015
Red sky at night, sailor's delight http://t.co/tcIu94Hun6 http://t.co/PO2qZa8NzsHas any tech company ever suffered as much immediate trouble from firing a non-C-level employee as Reddit has in the past 24 hours?
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGood analysis on what's happening at Reddit (plus some advice for execs) from @dweinberger http://t.co/WMDR1Pdbne
Retweeted by Mathew IngramReddit is having a definitional moment. http://t.co/LUV1791QPs Unclear whether the people in charge of it understand what this moment is.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGlad to see that this criticism of tech isn't new :) http://t.co/aYse5H36ab http://t.co/E6GTIIjMRj
Retweeted by Mathew IngramError message: "We’ve seen this clear up with a restart of Slack, a solution we suggest to you now only with great regret and self loathing"In this story, Ellen Pao is management. #small🌎afterall https://t.co/oA8E3RPDh0
Retweeted by Mathew IngramFrom me earlier: Dick Costolo is right about what Twitter has done for free speech via @FortuneMagazine http://t.co/6Qg06ZSOkZ@alexrkonrad @romenesko Everything leaks. One should plan accordingly. This is the internet.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe rebellion at Reddit is an extraordinary example of a community's members telling site owners who's actually doing the heavy lifting...
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram.@dickc Costolo is right about what Twitter has done for free speech — @mathewi http://t.co/Nqnb4umopQ http://t.co/ijNO3erXM9
Retweeted by Mathew IngramInstagram has a problem it needs to solve if it wants to be a real ad platform via @mathewi @FortuneMagazine http://t.co/z0gwT5fpee
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7/3
2015
Facebook's authorities can pull you aside at any time and say "papers, please." It's for your own safety, you're assured.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramIf there is a backlash to autoplay video it'll be interesting to see if the big platforms are willing to give up the vanity metrics and $
Retweeted by Mathew IngramReddit is in revolt: 11 subreddits have now gone private after Reddit employee leaves company http://t.co/rXJhlq9xh0
Retweeted by Mathew IngramOH: "I can hire PhDs for less money than Millennials, and they complain one tenth as much"
Retweeted by Mathew IngramInstagram has a problem it needs to solve if it wants to be an ad platform: http://t.co/T8wzAin0Oe
Retweeted by Mathew IngramDick Costolo is right about what Twitter has done for free speech: http://t.co/siPgtO12eUWhen presented with more stock as new CEO of Twitter, @dickc said thanks, but no thanks. Rather give it to the team http://t.co/iTsha2VrPg
Retweeted by Mathew IngramHacker News discussion of Reddit mod revolt: https://t.co/x46mhU0T70 CEO Pao & management have a major problem on their hands.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramReddit In Chaos After Allegedly Firing AMA Coordinator Victoria Taylor http://t.co/flBk4fz3Bb
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSo long, sun — thanks for another great one http://t.co/myuhl0pcCa http://t.co/BbpXo5tRN1this is odd. According to a thread, it looks like Reddit fired Victoria Taylor, the woman who runs the sites AMAs. http://t.co/k903hk67SN
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram@semil @Joshmedia @AnawaltMiss: I agree — but there are things @dickc deserves some credit for, I think http://t.co/siPgtO12eUDick Costolo is right about what Twitter has done for free speech -- a new post from me at @FortuneMagazine: http://t.co/6Qg06ZSOkZApparently all it took to unite us as a nation was a major media outlet telling us to put peas in our guacamole.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhat. A. Mess. RT @alisonannyoung: Heavily in debt, Newseum considered risky strategy to improve finances http://t.co/hnYXIEnYf5
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe New York Times again tries to smear @wikileaks in http://t.co/z1wApi935c by calling @wikileaks "the antisecrecy group" - Come on guys!
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhy journalists will all, however briefly, end up working for Facebook (assuming they still technically don't). http://t.co/Iyd2TnlWbq
Retweeted by Mathew IngramInstagram has a problem it needs to solve if it wants to be a real ad platform via @FortuneMagazine http://t.co/0sbOuhpa2rYelp shares are tanking because of this decision by the CEO via @FortuneMagazine http://t.co/cVLA41VpoNThis video is solid gold: Stephen Colbert hosts cable-access show in Munroe, Mich., interviews Eminem (21:55): https://t.co/JpZBJnrt5kThis @elcush story is one of those landmark pieces that helps you understand how the world has changed: http://t.co/skQ2IpHano
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7/2
2015
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