Category Archives: Twitter

The age of publishers not journalists (at least on Twitter)

Here’s a post (and then some replies) that will sparkle a lot of flames about news, media and social networks. Who does drive more traffic to news sites? Facebook or Twitter? Journalists seem to love Twitter but Facebook drives more … Continue reading

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10 digital marketing key data about 2013 that will be useful in 2014

From SmartInsights come 10 statistics that show key trends in digital marketing, 10 key questions, 10 quick answers and some more to think about. Here’s my pick of three. Which social networks should we focus on? Which social networks encourage … Continue reading

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April Fools’ #3: Twitter will cost $5 per month, if you use vowels!

Ok, this is great! According to Twitter, you’llmhave to pay $5/month to be able to tweet with all alphabet letters, otherwise… say farewell to vowels! Your next tweet may look like “Grt nws frm twttr!”. Trd th nw Twttr yt? … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi FM transmitter: one short wire and a radio let you broadcast WAV files (Vine footage included)

Another Raspberry Pi project: how to turn RPi into an FM transmitter? Imperial College Robotics Society released this Python code that streams a simple (44.1 KHz, mono, 16 bit) audio WAV file into FM. How to prepare this recipe: download … Continue reading

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Twitter Statistics 2012 by Beevolve: amazing results

As we’re reaching the end of 2012, we’re getting more and more “Year-stats”: social analysis tool Beevolve brings us a complete survey of more than 35 million Twitter accounts and some results are quite amazing. US Twitter users are 50/50 … Continue reading

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Coke Zero and 007 Skyfall challenge train passengers with “Unlock the 007 in You” [Street marketing]

Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting train passengers to unlock the 007 in them for their chance to win exclusive tickets for the new James Bond movie SKYFALL. However, the exclusive tickets weren’t free. People had to go the extra mile and … Continue reading

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Twitter launches stock sign: the cashtag – the next ticker for Wall Street?

Twitter has just rolled out a new feature that will set a new standard (maybe): the cashtags! Ok, we’re all used to hashtags, but this is different: cashtags are related allow users to click on stock (or “ticker”) symbols in … Continue reading

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Shopping Center Westfield London offers Wi-Fi… and (almost) free mobile phone charging!

London looks like the center of the universe, these days, thanks to London 2012 Olympic Games. Here comes a tiny news bit that shows how much technology can help/extend shopping experience. Shopping Center Westfield London sports some 312 (!) stores… … Continue reading

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SEO is dead, long live good content curation and Social PR – says Forbes

Ken Krogue on Forbes just posted an article that will for sure ignite polemic flaming on the ‘Net. He reports Adam Torkildson, one of the top SEO consultants in Utah and one of the best in the country told him … Continue reading

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Twitter drops Linkedin partnership?

This is the kind of news that deserves much attention. As reported by Mashable: LinkedIn announced via a blog post on Friday that Twitter would no longer be partnering with the business-networking site to sync updates from one site to … Continue reading

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