Yesterday afternoon, prior to leaving the house for a neighbor’s BBQ, I was routinely adding some new people to follow on Twitter, when the rug I was standing on got yanked from beneath my feet. You see, I’m an “average” person, and given that I am, I have to follow the rules made by @ev […]
Because I am “Huge on Twitter,” I’m lucky to be wearing a pretty sweet Threadless t-shirt at the moment. And I have another one ready for tomorrow! According to BrandWeek, I’m a pawn in a “viral marketing push.” Okay… Here’s how I see it. I now have two new ready to wear t-shirts that people […]
There’s just too damn much information coursing through these nets. It’s overkill, unless you have the proper tools to manage it. One of the new tools to emerge on the back of Twitter’s open API is the Twitter aggregator. Dave Winer is aggregating tweets from celebs and New York Times journos. German citizens are aggregating […]
Church’s Chicken knows what good is. Yes, good is fried chicken and biscuits, but it’s also much more than that and Church’s is smart to go where this language leads. According to Media Post, the brand has launched a new Twitter-based promotion, where the QSR will put one dollar into a “pay it forward” fund […]
IM Shopping is a well named new information service that’s leaning heavily on the Twitter platform. According to Moco News, people can ask questions about products they’re interested in by directing them to @imshopping on Twitter. The company says “trained experts” will offer detailed responses with information pulled from a variety of sources, including reviews […]
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Emo Joe explains why Twitter makes sense to him. No longer am I bound by the crushing social psychosis unleashed by millions of glittering and obtrusive MySpace profiles. No longer must I yield to those insipid Facebook pokes, quizzes and 25 random things. No longer will I be confronted by another invasive and unbecoming photo […]