Will Tweet for Greenbacks

First there was a Tweet. And thanks to it, we now have a Cherp, an agency that proposes to manage social media campaigns on Twitter. Chris Brogan, for one, “is all for nifty social media projects,” but this one has him wondering. The first person to comment on his post also wonders why you’d ever […]

Today in Twitterverse: Holland House

Canadian photographer, Kris Krug, is in China for the Olys and Dutch beer. Uhm… God bless Holland. Heineken House rawks. More croquettes, frites, beers and blondes than I know what to do with. This video is the work of Robert Scales, another Vancouverite in China. I’m thinking Krug and Scales might know each other. Share

Today in Twitterverse: Newspapers in 140 Characters or Less

Biz at Twitter points to this excellent resource, detailing the use of Twitter by newspapers around the nation. I have to say, I enjoy updates from funny and interesting people, but many things I see in my feed are worthless. Not so, when the update is from a newspaper. Thanks to this list, I just […]

Today in Twitterverse: Down with Disney

Jeffrey Zeldman is a lecturer and author on web design. He also runs his own web design studio, Happy Cog. Share

Today in Twitterverse: Distinct Lack of Anger Management

People are bitching up a storm about Twitter dropping followers. Witness: Julia Roy: I am so pissed at twitter. why cant you get your act together? and we are all still loyal. twittering away. amazing. Joseph Jaffe: wow, Twitter messes up again….big time….they’ve somehow lost hundreds of followers for various people including me. COMMUNICATE IDIOTS!! […]

Today In Twitterverse: Redundancies Unneeded

Jeffrey Zeldman is the founder and executive creative director of Happy Cog, a web design agency with offices in New York City and Philadelphia. Clients include Advertising Age, AIGA, and Amnesty International USA. Share

Today In Twitterverse: In the Air Tonight

Susan Bratton is CEO and co-founder of Personal Life Media. Share

Background Image As Ad Space

Ian Schafer has figured out a way to monetize his Twitter feed. He’s conducting an eBay auction, where the winning bidder will be allowed to co-opt the background on his Twitter page and turn it into ad space. This one-month sponsorship includes replacing of the existing background image with the image(s) of your choice, as […]

Today In Twitterverse: Unnecessary Trademarks

Ian Schafer, CEO of Deep Focus points out that Avenue A has no business claiming legal rights to the term “social influence marketing.” Brian Morrissey of Adweek, in response to this says, “i must TM ‘digitalia’ before someone else gets to it.” Share

Today In Twitterverse: Harassment

Ariel Waldman has a problem with Twitter. The reality of Twitter is that they refuse to warn and/or ban people who use their service to “abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other Twitter users” (to quote their forth line item on their TOS page). What does this mean? In short, anyone can use Twitter to […]