Welcome @GSP To The Tweetery

The crew at Goodby Silverstein & Partners don’t do things lightly. Not even Twitter, which is the lightest weight text-based platform known to man. The agency also has a new logo (or at least it’s new to me).

Snapshot of AdPulp’s Twitter Feed As News Of Bin Laden’s Death Poured In Last Night

Twitter was alive last night, as the American public processed the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death on the group stream of consciousness utility of choice. I have to say, I was put off by many of the cheerleaders for Team USA (not shown above), and consequently thankful for Derek Powazek and others who helped […]

Today In Twitterverse: The Echo Chamber Is Growing L-L-L-Louder-r-r-r

As you can see from the exchange below, two professional writers acknowledge that the collective “we” may be spending too much time talking to ourselves in today’s echo chamber of choice. I mention Twitter as the place where the self-proclaiming gather, but it might also be said of Facebook, one’s blog, and so on. And […]

Piers Morgan Loves Twitter, Dedicates Entire Show To The Service

Martha Stewart is a lightweight on Twitter. Yes, she has over two million followers, but she only spends five minutes a day on the site and doesn’t bother to @reply. Last night on CNN, Stewart said, “Generally, what I do is I put out what I want to say, what I would like people to […]

Chrysler Cursed

Chrysler cursed on Twitter. What’s the big fucking deal? Bad judgment is the BFD. According to Ad Age, an employee of New Media Strategies who was tweeting from the @ChryslerAutos account wrote: “I find it ironic that Detroit is known as the #motorcity and yet no one here knows how to fucking drive.” Apparently, the […]

Social Gaming The Oscars: @JCPenney #OscarsTrivia

The exclsuive retail sponsor for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, JCPenney hopes to catch the attention of ceremony watchers who are simultaneously using Twitter, according to Clickz. The contest is live now on Twitter. Here is one of the brand’s first questions: The first person who tweets the correct answer and mentions JCPenney receives a […]

Vanity Post

I’d like to offer a public thank you to Judah Johns of London for expressing his devotion. And yes, Mr. Johns a few other people do read AdPulp.

Modern Digital Life Can Be #SoIrritating

People are irritated and Edge Gel, for one, is doing something about it. Via its @EdgeShaveZone Twitter page and #soirritating hashtag, Edge is slowly developing a following of gripers in effort to “own irritation prevention” in consumers minds. According to Ad Age, Jeffrey Wolf, Edge’s senior brand manager, terms it “the anti-irritation platform.” And it’s […]