With rumors that Facebook has placed a $1 million price tag on video advertising, Sheryl Sandberg explains just why the social media firm values mobile advertising so highly. But will marketers agree with her?
Mightybell founder Gina Bianchini thinks today's social networks are too much about broadcasting our individual lives and not enough about engaging with each other. She's using AOL as inspiration (for real!) to try to change the way we connect online.
Culled from the pages of Fast Company magazine, this year's top creative minds take risks, spur ideas, and represent a masterful force driving nearly every facet of business forward. Meet the 12 most creative minds of 2008.
"Insert female porn star name here," "You can probably fit a bus in her vag," "There are no women on the Internet." The responses elicited by Fast Company's Women in Web 2.0 article on Digg prove that sexism in Silicon Valley is alive and kicking.
We've heard the stats before — only a quarter of those involved in computer and mathematical occupations are women. And yet, in the ever-evolving world of Web 2.0, women have often been pioneers, redefining the way we interact online. We tracked down the most influential of these. Our list wasn't chosen by star power, nor by career altitude. Rather, we feature the biggest innovators.