Sony Vaio W Series claims to be the perfect machine for social media addicts. They sure have a funny way of showing it: Be sure to visit the Social Media Addicts Association web site, StopWritingOnMyWall.com, where you can make your own video confessions, sign a petition or purchase t-shirts that say things like “I Have […]
Erick Schonfeld of Tech Crunch reports on Sony’s foray into micro-messaging. In conjunction with today’s announcement of a new wireless Sony Reader, the electronics giant also launched a literary clone of Twitter called Words Move Me. The site falls into the category of viral social marketing–there are links to the Sony Reader website and eBook […]
I imagine that somewhere, in some library or most likely in some pop culture junkie’s basement, lies a stack of books that were very ‘of the moment’: Such tomes as The Official Preppy Handbook, Life’s Lessons From Melrose Place, The Rules, and Joe The Plumber: Fighting for the American Dream. Now, add to that David […]
The Marlin Co. in Springfield, MO is promoting Splenda to culinary students and pros by reminding them that some of this nation’s favorite historical figures had a hard time in the kitchen. For instance, Thomas Edison’s various baking failures (all fictional, of course) are now being chronicled on Twitter.
Cody Brown, a Rails developer, online publisher and student at NYU, has some interesting analysis of Twitter to share on his blog. Twitter and Myspace are different companies in different markets but there is a lot of evidence to suggest that they share, and will always share, the exact same problem. MySpace and Twitter are […]
Spike Jones of Brains on Fire has been having a reaction to all the bullshit he encounters day-to-day in online communities where marketing people drone on about all sorts of mundane, barely digestible topics. Watching the Twitter stream on a daily basis, I see link after link after link teaching us how to be better […]
Paul Farhi, writing in American Journalism Review, says, “Twitter can be an exceptionally inefficient channel, if not a downright maddening one.” And that’s “it’s OK to be sick and tired of Twitter.” Writing on his blog, Craig Stolz argues that serious Twitter criticism is good for the service and the millions of Twitteurs who use […]