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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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Vimeo Custom URLs, Enhanced Privacy & More Cool Stuff

Vimeo Custom URLs, Enhanced Privacy & More Cool Stuff

Vimeo must think it's still the holiday season, because they're still handing out gifts to the members of the Vimeo Plus user community like crazy. Specifically, they're increasing the size of individual video downloads and giving users the option to use custom URLs, as well …

Get Your Online Marketing Degree Next Week At 2011 OMS

Get Your Online Marketing Degree Next Week At 2011 OMS

It's that time once again to head into San Diego and check out what's new and exciting in the world of online marketing with the 2011 Online Marketing Summit. The speaker list reads like a who's who in online marketing. Heck, even I recognize some …

YouTube Is The Third Most Blocked Website, Facebook First

YouTube Is The Third Most Blocked Website, Facebook First

A new report released today from OpenDNS–a DNS resolution service–casts some light on how businesses are treating social networking and online video websites–at least in terms of how employees spend their time while on the clock. While brands are racing to engage customers on social networking …

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

After a day or two filled with rumors, YouTube has finally made an official announcement on their acquisition of Fflick, a service that analyzes social media conversations to help discover great new video content. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, though it …

With Branded Social Video Content, Shorter Is Better

With Branded Social Video Content, Shorter Is Better

Everyone's looking for ways to take their video and make it more social.  No one is after traditional views anymore–haven't you heard? Social views are where it's at. A viewer is just that… someone who views. A social viewer, however, is someone who views your …

Video Encyclopedia Qwiki Wants To Make Information Into An Experience

Video Encyclopedia Qwiki Wants To Make Information Into An Experience

Qwiki is out of private testing and now available to the public. Haven't heard of them? Well, then, you haven't been reading TechCrunch lately.  Qwiki is the winner of the most recent TechCrunch Disrupt contest and is using video in some pretty interesting ways.  Now …

Finding Your Audience with Heat-Seeking Online Video Marketing Missiles

Finding Your Audience with Heat Seeking Online Video Marketing Missiles

Audiences are becoming increasingly fragmented in the ways they find and experience entertainment content and related marketing messages, which can be frustrating for the brands, businesses marketers and advertisers that are trying to reach them. There is indecision and hesitancy about where to best spend …

How to Successfully Integrate Video into Social Media Marketing for Business

How to Successfully Integrate Video into Social Media Marketing for Business

I interviewed Dave Evans, Social Media Expert and author of the best-selling book, "Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day" as well as "Social Media Marketing: The Next Generation of Business Engagement," about what he considers to be the special advantages to integrating video with …

Winners of YouTube’s On The Rise Contest Double Subscriber Rates

Winners of YouTubes On The Rise Contest Double Subscriber Rates

On The Rise is a monthly YouTube competition designed to help deserving young channels get a much-needed push into the spotlight.  Each month, the company nominates a handful of channels, and then lets the YouTube community at large vote to determine the winner.  The winner …

Online Video and Social Media Marketing Advice for Executives

Online Video and Social Media Marketing Advice for Executives

Over the holidays I took my two nieces ice skating for the first time. I observed the distinct ways they approached the problem of staying up, moving forward and not falling on their butts. The six year old took a cautious yet determined approach, going …

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