Tag Archive: Twitter

Mar 26 2012

Can Twitter Really Be Bought?

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This recent Businessweek article about the strategic purchasing options of Twitter has got me fuming, and it’s not just because I’m a Google guy. Barry Ritholtz, a widely followed financial analyst and blogger, argues thatĀ Apple should buy Twitter, primarily because doing so would add the crucial social component that Apple still lacks, despite its growing …

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Mar 30 2010

A Twitter Portrait of @Alyssa_Milano

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A number of Twitter tools and apps exist to help us visualise the millions of tweeple and their billions of tweets. I kept toying with one for a while, and I found it particularly well-suited to generate a snapshot of the foundational Twitter celebrity that is Alyssa Milano.  This particular Twitter tool is called, “Twitter …

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Mar 26 2010

Panic! When The Digital Sky Is Falling

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We’ve all confessed it at some point or other – we’d be useless without our smartphones, and dead without the internet.  A lot of our distress comes from our inability to make decisions without digital input.  Here are some services we depend on and the trouble that ensues when we lose them.  So I was …

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Mar 23 2010

No Longer Okay To Be Camera-Shy?

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Now that every phone has a camera, and many can shoot video, I begin to wonder whether it’s okay to be camera-shy.  In the age of Flickr and YouTube, could those who don’t love the lens still be relevant?  I have a confession to make.  I am webcamera-shy.  I know, I know – I’m an …

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Mar 14 2010

The Lasting Power Of Twitter

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All good things must go, and that will eventually include Twitter as we know it.  Until that time, Twitter has some fundamental qualities and current developments that will help it to weather the storms of Facebook, Google Buzz, and other social media challengers.  A double-edged sword that tends to work in Twitter’s favor is the …

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