Category Archives: Twitter

Twitter Origins (Gizmodo)

GIZ EXPLAINS http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http://gizmodo.com/5802293/the-lost-origins-of-twitter&layout=button_count&show_faces=false&width=126&action=like&colorscheme=light&height=24&font=lucida+grande The Lost Origin of Twitter  Mat Honan — Before Twitter was public, it was just an AIM hack on Jack Dorsey’s pager. Twitter founder Jack Dorsey had a background in messenger culture. He had even launched a dispatch software … Continue reading

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Twitter TV Hashtag Tips From Twitter’s Own Expert (FastCompany)

Twitter TV Hashtag Tips From Twitter’s Own Expert BY GREGORY FERENSTEINToday Twitter’s director of media partnerships, Chloe Sladden, discusses expert hashtag tips for TV shows At the 2011 NAB Show this week, Twitter’s director of media partnerships, Chloe Sladden — the subject of our November cover story … Continue reading

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Happier people tweet together (New Scientist)

Happier people tweet togetherImage: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty As the old adage goes, “birds of a feather flock together” – and it seems to be true even when tweeting. Scientists who have studied millions of tweets on the micro-blogging service Twitter say … Continue reading

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Restaurant Ratings Made on Google Maps for Android Now Shared on Twitter (Mashable)

Restaurant Ratings Made on Google Maps for Android Now Shared on Twitter The feature, announced Thursday on the company’s blog, comes as Google Latitude also added new functionality that lets you ping friends you see at nearby places instead of calling … Continue reading

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Under the Microscope: Chevy’s Targeting of Screen Jumpers During the Super Bowl (MarketingVox)

Under the Microscope: Chevy’s Targeting of Screen Jumpers During the Super Bowl Click to enlarge The Background: When Yahoo rolled out its new mobile formats in December 2010 it also talked up the concept of screen jumpers – that is, people … Continue reading

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Revealing the Man Behind @MayorEmanuel (The Atlantic)

Revealing the Man Behind @MayorEmanuel It was the best fake Twitter account ever, deftly satirizing Rahm Emanuel, and elevating the Tweet and the f-word to the level of literature. But the mystery writer was never revealed – until now. There … Continue reading

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Under the Microscope: Aunt Jemima’s Facebook Campaign (MarketingVox)

Under the Microscope: Aunt Jemima’s Facebook Campaign Click to enlarge What: The brand’s first foray launched into social media launched this week with a Facebook page that is centered around series of videos featuring veteran employees who describe the “just like … Continue reading

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