Faris Yakob went to Oxford. I imagine that’s where sentences like these come from: The fact that you can microbroadcast phatic affection enables the formation of larger number of weak social ties. Or something. I can’t pretend to know what it means. But I can ask Faris, or you, for an explanation.
Amanda Mooney works as an account exec in the Chicago office of Edelman.
Maki, writer of Dosh Dosh, is currently a Philosophy student in Toronto, Canada. As a new member of the Portland micro-media community, I’ve been intently researching local online resources to see if there might be an opportunity to develop something new and useful. Some of the best hyperlocal sites in Portland include PDX Pipeline and […]
Bridgeport is a brewer of distinctive ales in Portland, Oregon. And from the evidence above, also a skilled user of social media.
Yammer, a new microblogging service for corporate networks, and a startup that Techcrunch calls “Twitter with a business plan,” has caught the attention of New York Times business writer, Claire Cain Miller. The goal, said its chief executive, David Sacks, is to make offices more productive. People on Yammer update colleagues on company events or […]
The Austin American-Statesman is one newspaper that truly understands the power of Twitter.
@Rands is a Los Gatos-based software engineer, manager and author. He’s also a Tweet master, right up there with @BadBanana.
Inverge 08 From Telephone To Tweetup View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: compression space) Amber Case is looking at the web through lens of an anthropologist. I like what she sees. If I was running a think tank masquerading as an ad agency, I’d be sure to hire her to do some thinking […]
John A. Byrne, Editor-in-Chief of BusinessWeek.com is now active on Twitter. Byrne describes the decision as “yet another effort to more fully engage readers and deliver on our goal to become the business and financial website with the deepest and most meaningful reader engagement in the world.”
I’ve been thinking that Twitter is potentially a great drive-to-retail tool for brands that have an audience in social media. Bailey’s Taproom in downtown Portland has that kind of audience and they are executing a drive-to-purchase strategy perfectly. Bailey’s features “20 Rotating Taps of Craft Ales and Lagers,” so it’s a natural for them to […]