Twitter’s Fine Print – ‘All Your Content Are Belong To Us’

Oct 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Story, Microblogging

From Twitter’s Terms Of Use:

“By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Services, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed).”

WordPress For BlackBerry Gets Mobile Podcasting Support

May 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, iPods & Portable Media Players, Microblogging, Podcasting, Podcasting Software

WordPress developer Danilo Ercoli has announced WordPress for BlackBerry version 1.2, an update that adds mobilecasting features and more. Here’s what’s new in version 1.2: Ability to show comprehensive site stats for WordPress.com sites and for self-hosted sites running the WP.com stats plugin Ability to add audio recordings to a post/page Ability to post media […]

Social Networking Hoodie Updates Your Facebook Account While You Look Swankadelic

Apr 15th, 2010 | By | Category: General, Microblogging

Are you ready to let your hoodie update your Facebook account? Jennifer Darmour’s Ping is a social networking garment – a hoodie that updates your Facebook account wirelessly and lets you look swankadelic at the same time. It’s an example of wearable technology that supports social networking. According to Darmour, the social networking hoodie offers […]

Obama, Democrats Looking For A Social Media Guru

Feb 13th, 2010 | By | Category: General, Microblogging

Organizing for America, the successor organization to Obama for America, and the Democratic National Committee are looking to hire a Social Networks Manager. The Social Networks Manager will be responsible for maintaining the Democratic Party and Organizing for America accounts on all social networks, including Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. Qualifications: Excellent writing and editing skills […]

Here’s What’s New In TweetDeck (Video)

Feb 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Microblogging

TweetDeck has announced an updated TweetDeck desktop client, with improved social media features. This official video demonstrates the new features. Highlights of TweetDeck 0.33: View media from Flickr, YouTube and Posterous; Better column management; Edit searches; and Automatic Twitter API management. It’s available now at the TweetDeck site.

WordPress VS Twitter? There’s No Contest!

Nov 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Microblogging

There’s been a lot of discussion, growing out of the tremendous popularity of Twitter, that blogging is going to be replaced by microblogging, or some other “next best thing”. Last year, for example, Wired magazine’s Paul Boutin weighed in on the subject, arguing that Twitter, Flickr, Facebook Make Blogs Look So 2004. WordPress creator Matt […]

Share HD Videos Via Twitter With Vidly Like Arnold Schwarzenegger

Nov 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Microblogging, Streaming Video, Video

Internet video site Vidly has announced that it will now let you share HD videos via Twitter: We’re excited and proud to announce that Vidly is the first Twitter video service to support full 720p HD video. Traditionally, video on Twitter has been low quality UGC. We want to encourage sharing of high quality content […]

Use Twitter To Make A Podcast With Twaud.io

Oct 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Microblogging, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting Services

Twaud.io is a free service that’s like Twitpic for audio – it makes it trivially easy to share audio and tweet about it.

What’s more – it makes a podcast feed for you, automatically.

19% Of The Internet Now Microblogging On Twitter Or Other Sites

Oct 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Microblogging

19% of internet users now say they use Twitter or another service to share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project. This represents a significant increase over previous surveys in December 2008 and April 2009, when 11% of internet users said they use a […]

Google Adds Twitter To Search Results – So Get Ready For Lots Of Mesothelioma Tweets

Oct 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Microblogging

Google and Twitter today announced an agreement that will let Google include the latest relevant tweets in search results. Here’s Twitter’s announcement: Our friends down in Mountain View want to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. A fast growing amount of information is coursing through Twitter very quickly, and we […]