A new science blogging scandal shows that the conflicts between commercial platforms and bloggers continue to dog the integration of blogs into mainstream media outlets.
Hype and marketing angles aren’t adequate ways to truly help real people succeed in the information age.
Major social media plays in science hit the rocks, as hype hits reality and the culture of science.
Another science blogging network implodes, a sign that the age of exuberance is giving way to the business realities.
Open blogging networks may be impossible to commercialize, for a host of reasons.
Scientists seem uninterested in participating in social media offerings, as the rewards offered are generally of insufficient value to warrant the effort required. Instead of just hoping that scientists will suddenly see the value in your product, why not offer incentives for participation?