Why Kim Kardashian & Other Celebs Quit Twitter... →
December 1st is World Aids Day. Alicia Keys has gathered her Twitter friends together to quit using the service until $1 million is raised for buylife.org. Check out the video in the link.
Google X Groupon 6 Billion Dollar Deal? →
Twitter Analytics Could Have Been a Money-Making... →
Twitter Analytics →
With Twitter Analytics, users will be able to see a plethora of data such as information about which tweets are most successful, which tweets caused people to unfollow, and who the most influential users are that reply and retweet their messages.
MySpace "Mashup" with Facebook →
Users can now log into Myspace with Facebook connect, and all of their likes will get sucked into Myspace. With that information, Myspace will try to become a hub for users watching their favorite TV shows and listening to their favorite music. This is a pretty smart move from MySpace. It will not win the social networking war. So, it might as well take advantage of Facebook’s “social...
"Path": The Anti-Social Network →
Famous founders from Napster to Facebook launch another social network. The major difference between this and anything else? It turns Twitter on it’s head and only allows a maximum of 50 of your closest friends.
Facebook Messages →
Plenty of articles on it: http://www.allfacebook.com/facebook-social-inbox-always-on-messaging-with-people-you-care-about-2010-11 Screenshots: http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-email
Boomers and Marketing →
Facebook Dominates Display Ad Market (Chart) →
Biggest Facebook Brand Facts →
Short documentary about trends and influencers.
Backing up Brand Page information on Facebook →
Facebook News: Launching EMail on Monday →
Do any of our have a younger newphew or brother that doesn’t respond to email but if you hit them with a Facebook message you hear from them almost instantly? Facebook has already replaced email for many younger Internet users - and become the “start-page” and communications hub for many of the rest-it makes great sense for Facebook to offer a full-fledged email product.
33% of Top Grossing iPhone Apps are Free →
20 of the top 50 grossing apps use the freemium model. Many of the top freemium developers are finding they can make more money with in-app purchases than advertising.
Silicon Valley Giants Battling to Keep Talent →
Starting salaries for the Google’s and Facebook’s out there is around $120,000.
Online Marketing Taken Offline →
Solid Mashable article about QR codes. Asks the question: is mainstream ready for this? Like the article alludes to, 51% of Americans will have smartphones by 2011.
Introducing New Browser: Rockmelt →
Google Instant now available on iPhone & Android →
When you turn it on, and start typing, Google will flip you to the search results – as you type. Not as useful on an iPhone than on a desktop screen. Mainly because when the virtual keyboard is out you don’t see any of the results, except for a part of a search ad. The only way to see the search results is to hide the keyboard…
Altimeter: Positioning Strategy →
Altimeter Report on Social Commerce →
Ebay launched Group Gifting with Facebook Friends →
Group Gifting designates one person as the organizer who chooses the gift, and then invites others to contribute funds.
Group Merchant App on Smartphones →
The App, (available for Android, iPhone soon) allows merchants to scan and verify Groupons using the built-in camera on their mobile device. This will speed up processing and reduce the number of errors associated with hand-entering coupons or using paper notes. Merchants can just scan the barcode on the Groupon and the database will be updated automatically.
Future Foursquare Features →
While Facebook had it’s major mobile conference on Wednesday, Foursquare had a few new features they shared at ad:tech that they are looking to roll out, too.
Facebook & Twitter Help Predict Election Outcomes →
Based on comments and the “Voting” badge on Facebook, over 75% of the elections were predicted correctly.
Facebook 'Deals' Platform Could Help Bring in... →
With the release of ‘Deals’ was the inclusion of almost 20 deals that various business would be giving away as part of this launch. Probably most significant was Gap deciding to give away 10,000 pairs of jeans for the first 10,000 users to check-in to a gap on Facebook Places.
Facebook offers Single Sign On to Mobile →
Other Mobile app changes: http://mashable.com/2010/11/03/facebook-iphone-android-updates/
Ebay Group Gifts →