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Twitter Announces Fast Follow for Non-account Holders

Twitter has announced a new feature that will help businesses expand their social reach beyond the vast core user group of the micro-blogging service. Fast Follow will allow people to receive text-message updates from desired Twitter...

Is Twitter a Branding Wasteland?

According to an analysis* by digital agency 360i, Twitter users have little interest in your brand. Examining tweets, 360i found that of 90 percent of messages sent by "real people" (non-businesses) just 12 percent even mention...

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Tweetup Gets (Real-Time) Serious

Twitter-reliant search and advertising network Tweetup signed several noteworthy distribution aggreements which aim to drive additional exposure for users. TweetUp opened registration for the bid-based real-time search marketplace...

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Social Smarts and Hootsuite

Social media dashboard Hootsuite unveiled some smarter, more social tools which aim to satisfy the blurred lines between marketing, support and technical messaging as Web users increasingly conduct their interactions across multiple...

Digg Seeks Salvation

Several weeks ago, I proclaimed that Digg is Deadd . So, when I received an invite to alpha test the new Digg.com, I decided to conduct my own post-mortem. Here's what I found. When first logging in to the new Digg.com, you are...

HootSuite5 Includes Geo-search and Google Analytics

HootSuite, the Twitter-friendly suite of tools designed to help marketers manage their social media campaigns, has made some upgrades to its dashboard that users will start noticing immediately. With HTML5 becoming the industry's...

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E-mail with Social Features Boosts Click-through Rates

Over the past several months, many industry voices are surmising that social media messaging could one day replace e-mail. While that might seem far-fetched, recent research* from e-mail marketing company GetResponse shows that social...

Twitter Gets One Step Closer to Google

It's no secret that Twitter has been mostly centered on a "push" mentality – throw enough out there and something will stick, and you'll gain followers in the mean time. Of course, the more followers you have...

Twitter's T.CO and the Future of URL Shortening

Twitter dropped a bomb on real-time search proponents and social media users today in an understated, Twitter-typical "later this summer" announcement that is immensely important to the future of URL shortening and the company...

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5 Billion Reasons to use Bit.ly

According to the official bit.ly blog, the link-shortening service is nearing 5 billion clicks per month. Helping matters is that Twitter replaced TinyURL with bit.ly as the default link shortener. Why does this matter to Web professionals...

E-commerce Site Gets 300,000 Visitors in Twitter Promotion

Still not sure exactly how — or even why — you should be engaging with your e-commerce customers through social media? Then take a look at one of the most creative uses of Twitter we’ve seen yet, and how it landed...

Digg is Deadd

It was a good run, Digg.com. You certainly had a great idea and funneled plenty of Web traffic to opportunistic and manipulative publishers. Alas, the run is over. And it's not coming back. According to the latest Compete.com data...

MicroBilt Introduces Twitter-friendly Loyalty Program

While companies around the world are still searching for the most profitable uses of the Twitter platform, the MicroBilt Corporation has come up with a creative application that merits attention. The risk management provider for small...

Is BP Reverse-Engineering Online Reputation Management?

Fewer stories will be remembered in 2010 as much as the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Its effects will be felt for decades, to be sure. What has yet to be seen is how BP will fare in the court of public opinion moving forward...

Bit.ly Gets New, Improved Features

Bit.ly, one of the most popular link-shortening services, has undergone an overhaul, including some new functions and improved features that will prove very valuable to Web professionals. It's been dubbed the "fugu edition...

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