Post Tagged with: "Twitter"

Michelle Obama Becomes the First First Lady on Twitter

Michelle Obama Becomes the First First Lady on Twitter

1 / January 14, 2012 12:07 pm

In some ways, it seems the Obama presidency is really the first fully social media-enabled presidency, with the executive branch embracing the leverage it has on social networks like Twitter and Facebook more fully than any administration that preceded it. […]

Twitter, Edelman PR Part Ways

Twitter, Edelman PR Part Ways

0 / December 26, 2011 9:26 pm

After a short fling, microblogging site Twitter and public relations firm Edelman have parted ways. AdAge reports that the official reason behind the short dalliance is management shakeups at Twitter, and a source at Edelman seems to confirm the break-up cause […]

Study Finds Twitter Content Increasingly Depressed Since Early 2009

Study Finds Twitter Content Increasingly Depressed Since Early 2009

0 / December 21, 2011 8:34 am

If you’ve felt a bit of a negative vibe on Twitter over the past couple of years, it’s not just in your head. A study out of Vermont finds that an analysis of tweets over the past nearly three-year long […]

Social Media Promoting Transparency, Change Through Citizen Journalism, Activists Say

Social Media Promoting Transparency, Change Through Citizen Journalism, Activists Say

0 / December 13, 2011 8:37 am

If you look at the past year in world events, one common theme seems to stretch across many of the common stories: revolution. And the spate of demonstrations across the world- in the Middle East, the US and Europe, among […]

Words With Friends Addiction Gets Alec Baldwin Ejected From Flight

Words With Friends Addiction Gets Alec Baldwin Ejected From Flight

0 / December 7, 2011 12:23 am

Think Alec Baldwin couldn’t get any hotter? I thought so too, until it was revealed that the man who plays Jack Donaghy on NBC’s 30 Rock also takes his Words With Friends games very, very seriously. Today, his silver foxiness was […]

Misleading Tweets Costs Spirit Airlines $50K

Misleading Tweets Costs Spirit Airlines $50K

0 / November 23, 2011 8:37 am

Low-cost airline Spirit was slapped with a $50,000 fine by the US Department of Transportation over advertising, including tweets, that the government says deceived some customers by not fully disclosing additional costs. A $9 airfare may too good to be […]

MSM’s Twitter Usage Mostly One Way, Study Finds

MSM’s Twitter Usage Mostly One Way, Study Finds

0 / November 14, 2011 11:34 pm

While most news outlets, traditional and new, have picked up Twitter as a tool to disseminate their content, few are tapping into the full potential of social media because their usage of such services tends to flow only one way, […]

Salman Rushdie Puts Facebook on Blast on Twitter, Account Reinstated

Salman Rushdie Puts Facebook on Blast on Twitter, Account Reinstated

0 / November 14, 2011 11:11 pm

Salman Rushdie, who you may remember from the release of the controversial book The Satanic Verses back in 1988 and subsequent high profile fatwa issued against him by Iran, has come up against another bit of censure. The acclaimed writer […]

No brands on social media for us says majority of Britons

No brands on social media for us says majority of Britons

0 / November 11, 2011 7:38 pm

I have never been much of a believer in the whole marketing aspect of social media services like Twitter or that people want to become friends, or followers, of brands. As far as I am concerned, especially after being a […]

All that Twitter talk might actually mean real numbers for Brands

All that Twitter talk might actually mean real numbers for Brands

0 / October 20, 2011 7:11 pm

When it comes to marketing in this new media and social world Twitter is usually held up as the main force behind connecting with consumers and getting them to identify with brands. The question has been raised on more than […]

Tumblr Beats Twitter in Nielsen Reports, Continues Stratospheric Rise

Tumblr Beats Twitter in Nielsen Reports, Continues Stratospheric Rise

1 / September 13, 2011 12:20 am

So blogging is dead, huh? Not too long ago, it would have been difficult to imagine Tumblr toppling Twitter in use stats- but the little social blogging platform that could has beaten back the Tumbeasts long enough to triple in […]

New Media Experts Are The New Pentagon Target

New Media Experts Are The New Pentagon Target

0 / August 2, 2011 12:57 pm

Earlier this year, it was a bit amusing when it came to light that the Secret Service (the executive branch’s security detail with “secret” right there in the name) had an account on Twitter. Today, another notoriously national security-focused organization […]