What You Like Is More Than A Preference, It’s An Income Opportunity

Likes.com, a new word-of-mouth advertising model that aims to connect bloggers and influencers with advertisers on Twitter, got some advance press from The New York Times. The company encourages bloggers and Twitter users to specify their tastes in restaurants, movies, books and other products, and then to publish those recommendations to their blogs and social […]

Today In Twitterverse: Love Is For Lovers, Saints And Puppies

Kathy Sierra is a very sensible lady.

The Carnage From Digital Predators Is Foul Indeed

George Parker is done with Facebook and Twitter, two places where digital scam artists got the best of him. …in the last few days, I have had dozens of emails from very pissed off people asking why I am bombarding them with shitty emails flogging everything from insurance to condoms. Obviously someone has hacked my […]

Today In Twitterverse: Jungian Jack Dorsey

Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey took the stage at Robin Museum of Art in New York on Monday as a participant in “The Red Book Dialogues,” an exhibit on Carl Jung’s newly published Red Book. Afterward, he also practiced a little Jungian-style free association with WSJ’s Marisa Taylor.

Today In Twitterverse: Lists

You either like runny eggs or you can’t tolerate that kind of mess on your plate. Twitter’s no different. The place can get messy in a hurry and a messy home is no place for an infovore to dwell. That’s why Twitter has been testing its new lists feature among a select group of Tweeps. […]

What You’re Having For Lunch Soon To Be Bingable

Kara Swhisher is breaking the news that Microsoft has inked an important new search deal with Twitter and Facebook. The pact will bring status updates to the Bing search engine. Swisher says, “The deal is a definite blow to the dominant search engine, since-for the first time-data will be available on Bing that is not […]

Today In Twitterverse: Re:cycled Tweets

According to Re:cycled Tweets from McKinney, “it’s time to stop polluting Twitter with boring. Littering it with the literal. And inundating it with the uninteresting.” [via TweetFreak]

This Flight Tracker Is Social

Branded utility is starting to soar and it’s a good to see. According to Adweek, Lufthansa and its digital agency Profero have launched MySkyStatus, an application that sends altitude, location, departure and arrival updates automatically to your Facebook and Twitter pages. MySkyStatus works on any flight on any airline, which is a nice touch. Profero […]

One In Ten Chinese Internet Users “Drink” Pepsi

For it’s fourth annual Creative Challenge in China, Pepsi partnered with Tencent, China’s internet giant, to effectively allow Chinese netizens the ability to twitter, blog and IM their birthday wishes to China. Here’s a look at some of the wishes: The People’s Intermediate Court as the brain, national defense as the heart, people’s livelihood as […]

Today In Twitterverse: No Need To Tweek

Moses Ma, a partner at Next Generation Ventures, writing in Psychology Today says Twitter “acts to fill a deep psychological need in our society.” …we are a culture starved for real community. For hundreds of thousands of years, human beings have resided in tribes of about 30-70 people. Our brains are wired to operate within […]