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 […]
Kathy Sierra is a very sensible lady.
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]