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Twitter takes another step towards Ad revenue through in-stream Promoted Tweets

November 2, 2010

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Yesterday Twitter took another small step towards promoted advertising. Working with HootSuite to step lightly in this area, how long will it be before full on promoted ads arrive on Twitter and into the stream of user updates. Really, we all expect this to happen sooner rather than later, but this test is just another […]

Social media giants Twitter and Facebook will work to mobilize millions of voters today

November 2, 2010

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Voting day, a big day for the country. Its been 2 years since the presidential election and  the use of social media in massive scale to help get the word out to voters. The results of the impact of social media in that election were impressive and, to the opponent, somewhat unexpected. Today voters get […]

Twitter CEO Evan Williams steps down

October 4, 2010

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(Mashable) Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has stepped down from his position as CEO of Twitter. In a shocking announcement on the Twitter blog, Williams revealed that he asked Twitter COO Dick Costolo to step in as the company’s CEO. Williams will stay with the company though and “be completely focused on product strategy.” From his announcement: […]

NOW HEAR THIS-Twitter VP tells Nokia World, “Twitter is not a actually a social network.” Uh, Really?

September 16, 2010

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So Twitter doesn’t think of itself as a social network- yeah, right. Well to each there own. Let us start, however, by defining terms. Social Network Definition- A social network is a social structure made up of individuals (or organizations) called “nodes,” which are tied (connected) by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as […]

93 million Twitter users can’t be all wrong!

September 6, 2010

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Mobile users are flocking to Twitter at record rates. In a blog post last week, the company said Twitter mobile users have increased 62 percent since mid-April. In addition, 16 percent of all new users to Twitter start on mobile. Twitter credits the jump in mobile users to the launch of its Twitter-branded mobile client for […]