Twitter’s the micoblogging/messaging service that keeps on giving. New creative uses for the service are being unleashed almost daily. Here’s today’s entry: TweetsGiving.org, a Twitter celebration of gratitude and giving powered by Epic Change. TweetsGiving hopes to demonstrate the power of the social web by raising $10,000 in 48 hours to build a classroom in […]
This thought is the culmination of a phone call I had with Tom Asacker this afternoon. Tom essentially said we’re rich in information but deprived of knowledge. Naturally, I agree. AdPulp exists to process information about marketing and media into dense bits of portable knowledge.
John Byrne, Editor-in-Chief, BusinessWeek.com calls himself a “Digital Journalism Advocate.” One thing that’s clear is his belief in transparency. If you’ve ever tried to explain how Twitter can help build interest in one’s company, you know it can be tricky to convey. Byrne’s example is a good place to send someone. By letting us in […]
Faris Yakob went to Oxford. I imagine that’s where sentences like these come from: The fact that you can microbroadcast phatic affection enables the formation of larger number of weak social ties. Or something. I can’t pretend to know what it means. But I can ask Faris, or you, for an explanation.
Amanda Mooney works as an account exec in the Chicago office of Edelman.
Maki, writer of Dosh Dosh, is currently a Philosophy student in Toronto, Canada. As a new member of the Portland micro-media community, I’ve been intently researching local online resources to see if there might be an opportunity to develop something new and useful. Some of the best hyperlocal sites in Portland include PDX Pipeline and […]
Bridgeport is a brewer of distinctive ales in Portland, Oregon. And from the evidence above, also a skilled user of social media.
Yammer, a new microblogging service for corporate networks, and a startup that Techcrunch calls “Twitter with a business plan,” has caught the attention of New York Times business writer, Claire Cain Miller. The goal, said its chief executive, David Sacks, is to make offices more productive. People on Yammer update colleagues on company events or […]
The Austin American-Statesman is one newspaper that truly understands the power of Twitter.