It was just about a year ago that I was thrilled by my discovery of a brilliant startup helping businesses profile their customers through social network data. While we’re all excited about the promise of social marketing and media, understanding who is paying attention, what works, and who cares is still a challenge. For all
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A GigaOm article today, followed by a rash of calls and emails from folks wanting an opinion about the latest Goldman Sachs investment in Facebook, spurned this article. I’m troubled by the lack of distinction between Google and Facebook, with almost every query asking for insight to how Google’s (or Twitter’s) growth and valuations reflect
If you haven’t yet been introduced to Twitter Lists (they are in beta), you are in for a treat. As you use Twitter, and over time amass thousands of people that you follow, you’ll quickly find that paying any meaning full attention to the stream is impossible. Such an experience certainly explains the speculation that
Simply, a tweetup is an event where people who Twitter come together to meet in person… to twitter (okay, so I added that last part but its true! Bring your iPhone and TweetDeck!). Take a few hours off and come connect with online friends; put a face to the name (er… Twitter profile) over more
We’re in for a rough year. You heard it here first (*tongue in cheek*); there is some indication that the economy is chugging along more slowly than usual and with Obama in office, we’re in for “Change.” That can only mean one thing, well, three things: tightening belts, possible layoffs, maybe some mortgage foreclosures. Take
I haven’t stopped my work with Twitter from a couple days ago with the most recent discovery a viral app that seems to work a bit like a pyramid scheme to introduce new users to your profile. Check it out here Anyone use this? Any success?
Though only in beta, FIDDYP’s word press plugin WP-Twitip-ID is a brilliantly simple innovation enabling blogs to add Twitter profiles to users’ comments. The commenting systems on blog platforms are entirely limited, at this point, to the promotion of a reader’s website, limiting engagement by way of this dynamic communication platform. Twitip adds a Twitter