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Twitter to suck more

Jun 24, 2011
That's because sponsored tweets are about to find their way into your tweet stream. Twitter has had things like sponsored trends and sponsored...
Posted In: advertising, Facebook, Twitter

"Kinect is amazing and everyone loves it. Let's put ads all over it!" - Microsoft

Jun 21, 2011
Okay, that's a bit of a paraphrase. Today Microsoft will announce NUads (short for natural user-interface ads) for the Xbox Kinect system. It lets...
Posted In: advertising, kinect, Microsoft, Twitter

Obama goes bigger on social media

Jun 20, 2011
The 2012 presidential election will be fought in the trenches of social media and the Obama re-election campaign is going big and hard already. The...
Posted In: 2012 election, Facebook, Obama, Twitter

Iceland needs help with its constitution

Jun 10, 2011
Remember a couple of years ago when the global economy was collapsing and Iceland, of all places, seemed to be having it worst of all? Well, they...
Posted In: Bjork, Facebook, flickr, Iceland, milk and biscuits, Twitter, YouTube

Google wants to limit your amount of Internet shame

Jun 10, 2011
With the help of a Google Chrome extension called Internet Shame Insurance, you can avoid doing things online that might really embarrass you....
Posted In: Facebook, Gmail, Google, Twitter, weiner

France bans mention of Facebook and Twitter in ads

Jun 6, 2011
Sometimes I feel sorry for whoever handles government relations in Europe for American tech companies. They must get into work in the morning, grab...
Posted In: Facebook, France, Twitter

A social network to help you find all the sickos

Jun 1, 2011
You know, people with colds or the flu or something. The startup is called Sickweather and it will mine data from Twitter, Facebook and people who...
Posted In: Health, Twitter

Big day for buttons

Jun 1, 2011
Twitter has rolled out a follow button to be used on websites. So now if you're at, say, IMDB.com and you want to follow that entity on Twitter,...
Posted In: buttons, Google, Twitter

Twitter is about to launch its own picture sharing service

May 31, 2011
There are already a few services Twitterers can use to quickly and easily share their daily snapshots but this one will operate within the walls of...
Posted In: copyright, photography, Twitter

Twitter book club

May 27, 2011
1book140 is a new book club founded by editors at The Atlantic and Jeff Howe, a journalism professor at Northeastern University. They took some 300...
Posted In: Books, Twitter

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