Posts Tagged ‘ twitter ’

Tweet This

Twitter became even more ubiquitous on the web with its launch of a “Tweet” button earlier this month, that can be placed on any web page. If you come across a news article you want to share on Twitter, simply click the “Tweet” button, assuming the author has provided it, and a pop-up window is […]

Twitter, YouTube and Facebook – Oh My!

Lon Safko: Social Media, The Big Picture This video (click the link above to view) is provided by Lon Safko from a presentation he did going through the topics he covers in his book The Social Media Bible.  While I disagree with some of the things he promotes (advertising inside of the massive online game […]

Twitter Finally Reveals Advertising Model

Twitter has finally announced how it plans to make money.  It seems to be in the form of paid ads that exist at the top of Twitter search results.  Only one ad will be displayed per search, and not 10 like on Google and Yahoo search result pages.  It’s called Promoted Tweets.  There’s a nice […]

DARPA, Twitter, Facebook and a Bunch of Balloons

DARPA placed 10 red balloons randomly throughout the US and issued a challenge: find them using the Internet. A team of MIT researchers used a custom-built social media platform that integrated info from Facebook and Twitter to find them. How long did it take? Only 8 hours. Here’s an interview with one of the MIT […]

Google Puts Your Friends in Search Results

Google Announces Social Search Features Last Week at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Google unveiled new social media features that will be making their way into regular search results. There’s a demo in the first 6 minutes of the presentation but in a nutshell: Searches will now provide results from people in your […]

Twitter: Car 54, Where Are You?

Twitter announced recently that it is adding “location services” to its micro-blogging service.  This means that users will soon be able to (optionally) enable their twitter posts (or “tweets”) to include the location they’re sending the message from. For instance if I am travelling in the Andes mountains with my iPhone (and I somehow magically […]

Clean Out Your Twitter Nest

One of my favorite blogs is Erin Doland’s Being very particular about cleanliness and neatness (more the latter than the former), I find great tips I can put to use keeping my work, personal and online lives nicely organized.  It also helps me to feel a little more sane when I read about how […]