Posts Tagged ‘ twitter ’

With Nielsen Twitter TV Rating, Everybody Wins – Except Twitter Users

Dec 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Citizen Media

Nielsen and Twitter today announced a deal to create a Nielsen Twitter TV Rating system for the US market. Under the agreement, Nielsen and Twitter are creating a ‘standard metric’ to measure ‘the reach of the TV conversation on Twitter.’ On the surface, everybody wins: Nielsen gets to control a new Rating standard; Television gets […]

Twitter Founder: “We didn’t like podcasting”

Apr 25th, 2011 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone has some interesting comments about his earlier podcasting company, Odeo, podcasting and how it led to the creation of Twitter, in this month’s Wired. Odeo was a startup that offered podcast directory and search services. Though well-funded, it was effectively dead shortly after launching, because Apple added podcasting support in iTunes. […]

Pope Gives Social Media ‘Thumbs Up’

Jan 24th, 2011 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update

Pope Benedict, in celebration of the Vatican’s annual World Day of Social Communications, today issued a message inviting Christians to “join the network of relationships” made possible by the digital era. Benedict says “the truth of Christ is the full and authentic response to that human desire for relationship, communion and meaning,” which is reflected […]

Latest New Media Stats May Surprise You

Dec 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Story, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting, Streaming Video, The New Media Update

Pew Internet has a new report out today, Generations 2010, that looks at Americans’ daily use of the Internet. While some of the findings are just what you’d expect [more young people are accessing the Internet via mobile devices like phones and laptops? Gee!], other results of the study were somewhat unexpected. Following up on […]

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).”

Podcast Feed Editor Gets Improved iTunes & Twitter Support

May 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Podcasting Software

Podcasting Software: Reinvented Software released Feeder 2.1 today, an update to its Mac RSS newsfeed and podcast feed editor. Version 2.1 adds support for WebDAV publishing, an updated iTunes Store preview and customizable colors for iTunes U page previews. This release also adds drag and drop Sparkle appcasts, improves MP3 tagging, working with Twitter accounts, […]

Internet Now More Popular Than Newspapers For News

Mar 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Citizen Media, General

The Internet is now a more popular source of news than newspapers, according to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and Project for Excellence in Journalism. The internet is now the third most-popular news platform, behind local and national television news and ahead of national print newspapers, […]

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 […] Adds Email Subscription Delivery

Nov 25th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting Software

Leading blogging/podcasting/content management platform WordPress today announced that now supports email subscriptions for blogs: This is a very simple way for your readers to subscribe to your blog and receive updates by email. Anyone can subscribe, whether they have a account or not. All you need to do is add the Blog Subscription […]