The average Twitterer sees so many tweets in a single day that you’d be forgiven for naturally thinking that advertising on the platform is akin to shouting into a hurricane. But guess what: shout loud enough, and you’ll be heard… Read more
If you had trouble getting to sleep last night, it was probably thanks to the huge disturbance in the force caused by $4.5bn changing hands. Disney now owns LucasFilm, which means that it now owns Star Wars. And there’s a new one on the way.
Join us as we take a quick snap shot of the web’s reaction… Read more
Hurricane Sandy has now touched down in the states, flooding swathes of the east coast, knocking out power, killing over a dozen people and generally reminding us that nature is the boss. As a company, the best practice in such a scenario is to send your thoughts out to those affected and give some money to charity. What you don’t do, is try and profit from it. Read more
Aside from allowing users to inform an army of followers of their dietary movements and day to day movements, Twitter can occasionally be put to genuinely brilliant uses. When you’ve got over 150 million potential chums, there’s little you can’t do if your cause is a worthy one – like tracking down stolen Olympic medals. Question is, is Twitter’s power verging on the Orwellian? Read more
“This is Gary. He’s the new kid. He’s gonna just sit in the corner and do the Twitter stuff for us.” If that sounds at all familiar, we’ve got some news for you: your brand is about to be bombarded with invidious, hateful slander, and you’re all in serious danger. See, it turns out Gary is the most powerful person in your team. Gary could destroy you.
Please don’t let Gary destroy you; read this instead… Read more
How many times have you read a tweet about the iPhone 5 today? Ten? Fifteen? A hundred? Needless to say, Apple’s announcement is already the subject of much debate and excitement. But just how much? And will Twitter cope? Read more
We’re more than a bit partial to brit-pop heroes Blur. The band is playing out the Olympic games with what could possibly be their last ever gig on August 12th in London’s Hyde Park, but if you’ve not got tickets it’s not the end of the world; the band is set to perform a world-first Twitter-streamed gig to reveal two new songs. Read more
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