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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
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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YouTube Tops Facebook, Twitter, & All Social Media In User Satisfaction

YouTube Tops Facebook, Twitter, & All Social Media In User Satisfaction

Facebook has all kinds of gaudy statistics at their disposal. They have more users than pretty much any online service (over 600 million), and their usage statistics (logins, time spent on site, posts, interactions, etc.) are through the roof. But there's one significant measurement where, …

Web Video + Social Media Together Drive The Most Brand Engagement

Web Video + Social Media Together Drive The Most Brand Engagement

We've been talking about the expansive eMarketer report, "7 Trends For Online Video Advertising Engagement," for most of this week, breaking down the first four trends they've outlined over two articles (part 1 & part 2). This is our third and final look, focusing on …

Social Video Optimization Vs. Video Search Optimization: Which is Better?

Social Video Optimization Vs. Video Search Optimization: Which is Better?

With the heavy convergence of video in both search results and social media, do we now need to distinguish business strategies for optimizing video for search engines versus social media channels? Is social video optimizing just about placing videos for YouTube and social networking sites …

SEO Ranking Factors, Trends & Search Predictions for 2011

SEO Ranking Factors, Trends & Search Predictions for 2011

Bruce Clay is a name that should mean at least a little something to you if you're in the search engine optimization business. They are one of the oldest, largest, and most trusted search firms in the world. And they're using their considerable experience and …

Oscar Fever Hits the Web with Social Media Campaign

Oscar Fever Hits the Web with Social Media Campaign

Oscar fever is here again. Just to make sure you are included, they've created online presences this year where you can check out trailers of all the nominees and check out the celebrations backstage online in real-time as the awards are accepted. That seems like …

Newspapers Rock Online Video, Smoke Broadcasters in Uploads

Newspapers Rock Online Video, Smoke Broadcasters in Uploads

Brightcove again teamed up with TubeMogul to take a look at online video and its usage, including engagement and discovery, which they've published as the Q4 2010 Online Video & the Media Industry Quarterly Research report. As Team America might say… Quarterly Reports! F-Yeah! (Mark will love …

TwitPic Adds Support for Video Uploads, Confuses Me

TwitPic Adds Support for Video Uploads, Confuses Me

TwitPic is moving beyond photos by rolling out support for video. In a blog post yesterday, the company states their intention to be your one-stop shop for sharing media of all varieties via Twitter. Users can now upload video from the TwitPic website, from their …

Opera Mobile Tops 100 Million Users, Still Can’t Show Video

Opera Mobile Tops 100 Million Users, Still Cant Show Video

Opera is becoming a major player in the mobile browsing market it seems with over 100 million mobile users are using it monthly on their phones. That means you need to make sure your content works with it. It works with it right? Oddly, or …

Gamification Reaches Yahoo! Ads, Video Ads Next?

Gamification Reaches Yahoo! Ads, Video Ads Next?

I just read an interesting article by Kristina Knight at BizReport that talked about the gamification of several ad campaigns running on Yahoo!. For those not down with the lingo, gamification, is not a word I coined, but it is the utilization of gameplay mechanics …

Is Facebook Video Losing Steam? of Course It Is

Is Facebook Video Losing Steam? of Course It Is

Though Christopher already covered the latest comScore report, in particular focusing on the implications for mobile operating systems and mobile video, I wanted to touch on another piece of the report: Facebook. Specifically, it appears that Facebook's time as a dominant source for video may …

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