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users to send “updates” (text-based posts, up to 140 characters long)
via SMS, instant messaging, email, to the Twitter website, or an
application such as Twitterrific. Twitter was founded in March 2006 by
San Francisco start-up company Obvious Corp. In April 2007, Obvious, LLC spun off the service as a separate entity under the name Twitter, Inc. with Jack Dorsey as CEO.

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The Social Video Blueprint, Part 8: Social Video Best Practices

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 8: Social Video Best Practices

Over the past seven weeks, we've used this series to take a deep dive into social video marketing, analyzing the benefits to both the brand and the fans. And if you've been following along, you know that social video succeeds when companies focus on creating ...

Cable TV Companies Losing Customers To Hulu? The Reel Web #2

Cable TV Companies Losing Customers To Hulu? The Reel Web #2

This week's episode of The Reel Web is posted! I covered some of last week's news and highlights from the online video world, as well as a tip for those of you who create online videos to know how to best use the first 15 ...

The YouTube Google Hangout Button Wants You Talking About Video

The YouTube Google Hangout Button Wants You Talking About Video

Google Hangouts just got a major boost in publicity from one of the biggest properties in the Google empire: YouTube. The video platform has just added a new sharing option below every video player on the site that allows viewers to start a Google Hangout ...

Axe & Lynx Get Racy To Find Social Video Success

Axe & Lynx Get Racy To Find Social Video Success

Forget about playing football for a living or becoming a rock star, what I really want to do when I grow up is create ads for Lynx/Axe. It is a nice and simple marketing message: if you are a young man and use Lynx, you ...

Common Craft Introduces Video Subscription Service For Business & Education

Common Craft Introduces Video Subscription Service For Business & Education

Common Craft has been making fantastic "explanation" videos for years. Using a simple, hand-drawn paper animation style, the husband and wife duo of Lee and Sachi LeFever have won multiple awards for their videos, and have worked with some major brands. This week, Common Craft ...

Google Plus Gives All Users 150 Invites - Here, You Can Have Mine

Google Plus Gives All Users 150 Invites   Here, You Can Have Mine

Google Plus has been playing a bit of a supply-and-demand game with the social networking public. Since the service's launch just a handful of weeks ago, there have been far more people interested in joining than there have been available invitations. Whether Google needed extra ...

We Lost Our Gold: Using Audience Incentives To Drive Web Series Growth

We Lost Our Gold: Using Audience Incentives To Drive Web Series Growth

We've discussed a number of ways web series creators try to collect viewers, but how about the possibility of discovering buried treasure if you watch? On July 31 of last year, almost exactly a year ago, a group of puppet masters aired the first of ...

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of July 2011

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of July 2011

What happens when you give a chimpanzee an AK-47 and let it run riot on YouTube?Well, Twentieth Century Fox is banking on the answer being a box office hit. The signs are certainly good. The controversial hoax video depicting mocking African soldiers handing the ape a ...

Intel, Toshiba Team on Branded Online Video Series: Inside Experience

Intel, Toshiba Team on Branded Online Video Series: Inside Experience

Here's something cool. Two tech heavyweights have teamed up to create a pseudo-branded online video series. I saw some ads for it on Hulu and was reminded to write about it today. The Inside Experience will star Emmy Rossum, Fiona of Shameless (YUM!), and er...what ...

Film Riot Video Special Effects Tutorial: Harry Potter & Lightsaber Effects

Film Riot Video Special Effects Tutorial: Harry Potter & Lightsaber Effects

Internet TV provider Revision3 is a geek paradise filled with tech-savvy shows. If you want reviews and previews of all the latest gadgets, or how to give common electronics cool modifications, or how to make foods that would scare your mom, Revision3 has a show ...

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