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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
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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Social Video Optimization Explored: How Businesses Can “Get Social” With Video

Social Video Optimization Explored: How Businesses Can “Get Social” With Video

This week I had the opportunity to present at the Mediabistro Social Media Optimization Conference, with my presentation titled, "Social Video Optimization: Real Opportunities, Success Stories, and Winning Strategies." Check out my Slideshare presentation and some highlights from the presentation on what social video optimization …

Social Media Dos & Dont’s: How Businesses Should Properly Engage with Social Media

Social Media Dos & Donts: How Businesses Should Properly Engage with Social Media

What are the rules for social media engagement in the social Web? How often should you post on Facebook? How should you handle customer complaints on Twitter? I asked social media expert Scott Meldrum of Pollin8 for his top 3 social tips on how to …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Musical Multitasking

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Musical Multitasking

What makes a video go viral? What triggers the act of sharing a clip on Facebook or Twitter? Generally, it's emotion: laughter, tears, surprise, shock, etc. It's not enough to create pretty images or great special effects if the audience doesn't feel anything when your …

Al Jazeera’s Streaming Video News Defines Social Democracy

Al Jazeera’s Streaming Video News Defines Social Democracy

Al Jazeera's, "The Stream," represents the smartest mix of video, social media and broadcast news interactivity to date. Will this become the model for the "new" newsroom? I have seen the future of online Democracy – and it has come from Al Jazeera. Now, I …

President Obama Has Taken Over Social Video In Just 24 Hours

President Obama Has Taken Over Social Video In Just 24 Hours

Some people like to call Obama the social media president. And, in truth, his campaign took advantage of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter in ways no other presidential candidate ever had, embracing the power of social media to get the message to the masses. He even …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Frights, Violence, & Laughs

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Frights, Violence, & Laughs

The second half of the week in the online video world has been dominated by the outbreak of tornadoes Wednesday evening in the southeastern United States. The storms were huge, and the videos are incredible and frightening all at once. You can see several amazing …

Tornado Outbreak Shows The Speed & Power Of Social Video

Tornado Outbreak Shows The Speed & Power Of Social Video

I spent the better part of my Wednesday evening following media coverage of the tornado outbreak in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, & Georgia. So far, 127 tornadoes have been confirmed, the death toll is at 54-and-climbing, and the devastation is immense and widespread. Online video was …

Over 1.9 Billion Video Streams at NBA.com for 2010 Season

Over 1.9 Billion Video Streams at NBA.com for 2010 Season

The NBA has thrown wide its arms and embraced online video perhaps more than any other major sports league in America. Well, at least that we know about presently because the Los Angeles Times just ran a piece that stated the NBA streamed more than …

YouTube Beats Facebook & Twitter For Educational Social Video Potential

YouTube Beats Facebook & Twitter For Educational Social Video Potential

Well, it's official. YouTube is better than Twitter. At least… it is where education is concerned. That's the word from college professors who participated in a new study by Brabson Survey Research Group and Pearson, who overwhelmingly saw more value for secondary education in YouTube's …

Are You Flipped Out About the Flip?

Are You Flipped Out About the Flip?

Sometimes products come along that just simply hit the mark. Whether it's based on filling a business or consumer need, or for its ease of use, innovative simplicity or aesthetic quality, these products have helped shape that industry. They've also spawned competition within its market …

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