Fuel Industries Proactively Organizes CES Data

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is a big time trade show with thousands of attendees from all over the world. Which makes it tricky to keep up with. That’s why Fuel Industries in Ottawa, Ontario invented TweetYouThere. Nick Iannitti of Fuel describes it as a simple social media tool to measure which brands, […]

Keep Your Tweetstream Clean

Nat Ives of Ad Age reports that large media companies are looking at ways to make money from the work they’ve done building an audience on social sites like Twitter. Companies are considering the paid Tweet route, but are on the fence about the idea. In the meantime… The New York Times Online has started […]

In Real Time, 50 Years Ago

Here’s an interesting promo effort for the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. You can follow JFK’s 1960 Presidential campaign on Twitter, as it’s being updated in real time from events occurring exactly 50 years ago.

Brands Have Been Broadcasting For Generations, Now They’re Starting To Listen

Did you happen to mention to @tridentlayers how you feel about the brand’s new gum? No? Where you been? The brand-aware on Twitter did, and some of their whimsical bursts are now being placed by the brand in front of a much larger audience care of a full page ad in today’s USA TODAY. According […]

Get Off of My Cloud, Klout

It’s Thanksgiving morning and I’m grateful for so many things. But not this, I’m not grateful to be “losing influence” on Twitter. Check out this email I found waiting for me this morning from Klout, a firm that purports to weigh one’s influence on the social Web. Dear davidburn, Did you know you are losing […]

Gary V. and LinkedIn Work Together To “Crush It”

Wine merchant, author and social media impresario, Gary Vaynerchuk, is teaming with LinkedIn to promote his new book, Crush It and LinkedIn’s recent move to get on board with Twitter. Here’s my Tweet (that will hopefully score me a free book, unless 200 people beat me to the punch):

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.