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Twitter
is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows
users to send “updates” (text-based posts, up to 140 characters long)
via SMS, instant messaging, email, to the Twitter website, or an
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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 3: It’s About Views, Not Impressions

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 3: Its About Views, Not Impressions

In last week's Part 2 of our Social Video Blueprint series, we talked about how brands are shifting away from traditional video advertising toward creating their own, original entertainment video content as a means of boosting brand-lift and audience engagement. This week, we dive deeper …

Google Plus Is Growing Like A Weed

Google Plus Is Growing Like A Weed

Google Plus is growing quickly. Very quickly. A few days after it launched, I wrote about how badly I wanted them to remove the restrictions on joining and open the new social network up to everyone. Then, just a few days later, they opened up …

Online Video Lets You Live Through The Arizona Sand Storm Vicariously

Online Video Lets You Live Through The Arizona Sand Storm Vicariously

Online video is the new newsroom. Citizen journalists are recording video of breaking news events with smart phones, Flip cameras, and Canon 5D's. They're uploading video in near real-time to platforms like YouTube and Vimeo, and using social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook to …

Mr. Google Plus, Tear Down That Wall

Mr. Google Plus, Tear Down That Wall

Google Plus is awesome. I'm already a huge, huge fan. I like the clean layout. I like the ability to place all my contacts into various circles and send updates only to certain types of people. And best of all, I love the Hangouts video …

Google Disables Realtime Search To Incorporate Google Plus Results

Google Disables Realtime Search To Incorporate Google Plus Results

Google Realtime Search is the feature that indexes posts from Twitter, Facebook, Friendfeed, and other services both on its own URL and into the "one-box" on main search results. And for now, at least, it's not working anymore. It's not because something's broken with the …

Content Creation & Video Advertising Tips For Video Producers

Content Creation & Video Advertising Tips For Video Producers

Online video advertising is poised to grow 52% in ad dollars this year, so how can producers snag some of those brand dollars? We asked Miles Beckett, CEO of EQAL and the creator of LonelyGirl15, for best practices in working with brands in online video …

Internet Marketing Company’s YouTube Account Suspended Without Warning

Internet Marketing Companys YouTube Account Suspended Without Warning

Hubze is an Internet marketing company with a suite of Facebook tools that help individuals and businesses customize their fan pages. The company has posted over 250 videos to their YouTube channel–instructional, educational, training, etc. And now all 250 have effectively disappeared from public view, …

Boeing Shows That Any Kind Of Business Can Find A Way To Use Video

Boeing Shows That Any Kind Of Business Can Find A Way To Use Video

Quick quiz: What's a good sign that online video is the hot choice for brands looking to spend their marketing dollars? When even companies that don't traditionally advertise on television are embracing it. Like Boeing, for example. The airline manufacturer is jumping into social media …

Social Video Works: Viewers Watched 800 Million Branded Videos In 2011

Social Video Works: Viewers Watched 800 Million Branded Videos In 2011

As brands get more creative with online video offerings, and more savvy in promoting them through social media and other outlets, a funny thing is happening: viewers are watching more ads. Take pre-roll and display ads out of the equation completely, and viewers have still …

Shaq Knows The Power Of Social Video, Retires Via Twitter

Shaq Knows The Power Of Social Video, Retires Via Twitter

Shaquille O'Neal is one of the most accomplished and beloved professional basketball stars in the world. He's one of the few players who has won championships playing for multiple different teams. And he has just retired. And he did it using social video. No press conference, no …

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