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The creators of Rap Genius awoke on Christmas morning to find a particularly large lump of coal in their stockings, courtesy of Google.
The search engine removed the lyrics site from its search ranks as punishment for attempting to game its algorithm through a strategy known as “growth hacking.” As of Friday morning, Rap Genius still did not show up in a regular Google search (screenshot below), although its Twitter account and numerous stories detailing Google’s actions did.
The use of drones for commercial and recreational applications is bound to increase exponentially in the coming year with ramifications for privacy and other legislation. Will the sky become crowded with drones? What limits apply to the use of drones? Can I send my drones into a football match and view a game?
This should serve as a salutary warning to anyone who is using social media. The law recognizes you as a publisher and if you publish anything which is in contravention of any laws, you may be prosecuted. As you can read in the biline accompanying this story, it is not just the famous who can find themselves in hot water.
The mobile consumer is an active player in the viewing ecosystem, taking advantage of mobile content on both smartphones and tablets. In the spectrum of evolving media, nothing is growing faster than the adoption of portable devices and the consumption of content on these devices. The mobile consumer is the driving force behind the growth, consuming video content as well news, information, sports scores, social networking and shopping.