Man’s Handheld Survives Memphis Meltdown

It’s rare, but sometimes flies get caught in the social media honey. There are two such stories floating today. One involves a man who murdered his wife after she changed her status from “Married” to “Single” on Facebook. Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb has the goods on that one. The other story is about a PR […]

Overly Social Can Be Totally Annoying

Nathania Johnson at Search Engine Watch considers Fanboy’s take on social media experts and how they’re ruining his Twitter experience. Pinto is sitting at the popular kids table and the conversation is shallow. The most popular people on Twittter are determined by vain methods found on grading websites that use things like number of followers […]

Watching TV With “Friends” Around The Nation – Is There Anything The Web Can’t Do?

While a social media advance can’t hold a candle to the real news on this day in American history, Saul Hansell of The New York Times does note the significance of today’s CNN/Facebook mashup. CNN’s live streaming of the Inauguration, with a feed from Facebook is powerful demonstration of how television can use social media […]

Today In Twitterverse: Competition from Facebook and CNN

Alan Wolk asked a prescient question on the eve of this new dawn. Today, he asks again.

Today In Twitterverse: Bold Statements On Sunset

Alison Byrne Fields is SVP/Managing Director, DDB Issues & Advocacy in Washington, DC and a big fan of LA.

Today In Twitterverse: Polling With 140 Characters

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Today In Twitterverse: Search By Hornets’ Nest

Loic Le Meur has stirred up some Twitterati dust with this anti-egalitarian declaration: We need filtering and search by authority. We’re not equal on Twitter, as we’re not equal on blogs and on the web. Le Meur came to this conclusion after 7000 Tweets were posted during the two days of LeWeb 3, an Internet […]

Twitter Stream, Blog River

I was inspired by Chris Brogan to Tweet the above thoughts last night. Here’s the heart of what Brogan is saying: It’s important to think about where you want information to live, and how you want it to impact the world. For everything you toss into a stream rolls past, and if I’m not at […]