Even blogs with just a few thousand readers can pay off for their proprietors, according to this article. While the sums generated by medium-sized blogs are by no means astronomical, the ad dollars they generate can more than underwrite the effort that goes into their production.
Facebook has started testing a new system that places an un-deletable icon for its mobile application on BlackBerry units that run on the T-Mobile USA network. The social network, which faced criticism from privacy advocates for an ad-tracking program, says the application remains dormant unless users choose to activate it, and that no personal data will be at risk.
E-cards, especially those originating from social-networking sites like LinkedIn and Facebook, are starting to catch on in the business world as an alternative to printed holiday greetings, according to this article.