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News From The Digital World October 4, 2007

Filed under: Media Briefs — NYU WIC @ 2:03 pm

Atoosa Rubenstein and her Alpha Kitties hit YouTube
The New York Times
Atoosa Rubenstein, former editor-in-chief of CosmoGIRL! and Seventeen, launched her next project: she will be posting a series of YouTube videos aimed at women 15-35. She will post two episodes a week for the next month.

Is is a Big Flop?
Condé Nast’s teen networking site, which launched in February 2007, isn’t attracting as much traffic as anticipated.

Teens to parents: It’s our Facebook
As Facebook’s popularity grows, teenagers have a new issue to face: their parents friending them, writing on their walls, and monitoring their photos.

UC Berkeley puts class lectures on YouTube
NYU, take note. UC Berkeley is now offering class lectures on YouTube for students who occasionally miss class or want a refresher.

Britney’s ‘Gimme More’ is a hit
Los Angeles Times
Despite her public meltdowns, Britney’s new single landed the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Hot Digital Songs chart and No. 3 on Billboard’s Hot 100 list.

–Kristen O’Gorman


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