WooTumblog is a new free WordPress plugin that adds Tumblr-style posting to WordPress blogs. The idea behind this plugin is to bring the benefits of Tumblr’s rapid microblogging to WordPress sites. This plugin works with any WordPress theme and activates a custom taxonomy that you will find accessible from your WordPress backend. You can then […]
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Microblogging site Tumblr has announced plans to make video sharing “crazy simple”. According to Tumblr: We’ll be rolling out crazy simple native video uploading to all accounts. This is designed to be an easy alternative to full-blown video sites when all you want to do is post a quick video to your blog. Tumblr notes […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]
It looks like the Twitpocolypse is upon us – Twitter is down, as of 6:30 Sunday Central time. Here’s something to do while you wait for your microblogging fix: check the status.twitter.com site for an update and watch this free documentary that looks at the current state of the music industry: