Twitter is exploding with news about the new Twitter, launching today and rolling out to all users over the next few weeks. I suppose I could list a bunch of reasons why this is an important improvement to the short messaging service, but I’d prefer to look at the near instant rise of tongue-in-cheek responses […]
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley likes to use new technologies like Facebook and Twitter “just to keep in touch.” Which means what? That Senators are friends now? Or that these two platforms for keeping in touch with friends are forever lost to the relentless pitchman? [via Gawker]
David Armano and Ben Kunz–two dudes who care about Social Media, PR and all that good stuff–got into it today, over what started as a seemingly innocent Tweet from Armano. Note Armano’s disclosure above. Research In Motion is a client. But that doesn’t appease Kunz, it maddens him. I have a couple problems here. One […]
According to Wired, Samsung is giving iPhone users a new reason to bitch on Twitter. It appears that technology giant Samsung is handing out free Galaxy S smartphones to iPhone 4 owners frustrated by reception problems. An account on Twitter called @samsungukmobile is contacting people who’ve tweeted about their difficulties with the handset, asking them […]
Brands are advertising on Twitter. According to Jolie O’Dell of Mashable, “these promoted trends are rumored to sell for tens of thousands of dollars.”
I was scheduled to appear on The BeanCast last night. Sadly, I got my Comcast wires crossed and failed to connect via Skype in time for the recording (my deepest apologies to show host Bob Knorpp and last night’s guests Joseph Jaffe, Len Kendall and Gunther Sonnenfeld). Had I been able to connect, I would […]
Umair Haque is Director of the Havas Media Lab. His writings are featured on Harvard Business Review’s site. I’d love to hear your take on Haque’s tweet. Does your organization put customer’s concerns ahead of everything else? Or is stuck in the what-we-want-to-say-not-what-they-want-to-hear mentality?
Angel investor, Ron Conway, is bullish on Twitter. In the video below from last month’s Chirp Conference, Conway tells Robert Scoble that “there is boundless opportunity” in the Twitter ecosphere. Conway says, “We’re not even through the first inning of how big Twitter can be.” [via Silicon Prairie News]