Mobango, a site for publishing and sharing user-generated content for mobile phones claims it has experienced a 41% monthly growth in the amount of content being downloaded through its mobile portal across Europe, North America and Asia. This uptake has resulted, in part, from a 26% compounded monthly growth rate in the number of people using this function, says the firm.
The world's biggest yellow pages publisher, Yell, has threatened to shut down Yellowikis, the wiki-based yellow pages directory, accusing it of of "misrepresentation", "passing off" and suggests that using the name Yellowikis could "constitute an 'instrument of fraud'. It's contacted Yellowikis co-founders Paul Youlten and Rosa Blaus (his 15 year-old daughter) demanding they shutter the website, transfer the domain names to Yell and agree to pay damages to Yell for
Guy Phillpson of the Internet Advertising Bureau spoke at The Media Guardian's Changing Media Summit. He said the IAB doesn't push any one publisher when talking about online advertising. The IAB has large and smaller members, he said. "We're format agnostic about it. We talk more in terms of disciplines like rich media advertising, not about platforms." "If there's something [and advertising format] that's proprietorial then a publisher might get