That's what four years in Silicon Valley will do to you. Yahoo! CEO Terry Semel, the ultimate Hollywood guy (ex-Warner, Disney, CBS), has got Long Tail religion. From this morning's CES presentation, where Yahoo! introduced its Yahoo! Go set of video and mobile services, via Engadget:
Semel: "Almost everything on Yahoo! is content. About 80 percent of the content people have heard of, but then there's that tail..."
Montage of people as publishers -- citizen journalism after the Madrid train bombings.
"People can elect to have us ad an advertisement to [their content] and effectively go into business as a publisher. It creates a whole new world. We can call it tail content, I prefer to call it user-generated content."