Today In Twitterverse: TweetsGiving

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Twitter’s the micoblogging/messaging service that keeps on giving. New creative uses for the service are being unleashed almost daily.
Here’s today’s entry: TweetsGiving.org, a Twitter celebration of gratitude and giving powered by Epic Change.
TweetsGiving hopes to demonstrate the power of the social web by raising $10,000 in 48 hours to build a classroom in Tanzania.
Pretty dope, if you ask me.
On the not so dope front, there’s a new service called Magpie that autopopulates one’s Twitter feed with paid announcements.
Sitepoint, for one, says it could make $3500 per month from Magpie if it opted to expose its group of 13,000+ followers on Twitter to ads.

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About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.