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Friday: October 9, 2009

Twitter in licensing discussions with Microsoft and Google.Twitter in licensing discussions with Microsoft and Google.

You might be seeing a whole lot more of Twitter in your search engine results sometime in the near future. Please see the first post from this morning's batch of links for a quick lesson on Twitter etiquette.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:06 AM | Tags (5) | google | licensing | microsoft | tweets | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ten things that you really need to stop tweeting about.Ten things that you really need to stop tweeting about.

An alternative title for this post would have been 'ten reasons why I'm not on Twitter'.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:31 AM | Tags (6) | cartoon | comics | funny | interwebs | theoatmeal | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 2, 2009

Turns out that Twitter is also a great tool for serving court orders.Turns out that Twitter is also a great tool for serving court orders.

The blogger, who is also a lawyer and owns the firm serving the order, said that he thought that it was the first time Twitter had been used to deliver a court order.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:37 AM | Tags (5) | bbc | interwebs | lawsuit | served | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Twitter founder would like you to know that no ads are coming in 2009.Twitter founder would like you to know that no ads are coming in 2009.

...but 2010 may be a whole different story. Also, 'premium accounts' will probably be available in the near future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:40 PM | Tags (7) | 2009 | accounts | ads | advertising | premium | twitter | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

Twitter valued at about a billion thanks to recent funding.Twitter valued at about a billion thanks to recent funding.

Last week, Twitter revised its terms of service to state that its service could contain ads that, among other things, target 'queries made through the services.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:31 PM | Tags (7) | twitter | value | funding | billion | interwebs | tweets | google |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Twitter revises terms of service to make way for more advertising.Twitter revises terms of service to make way for more advertising.

Some analysts are skeptical that advertising will catch on in a meaningful way on social networks, arguing that companies are reluctant to juxtapose their brands with unpredictable, and potentially offensive, user-generated content.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:49 AM | Tags (8) | advertising | networks | offensive | service | social | terms | twitter | unpredicatable |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

IBM decides to patent a television remote that can blog and tweet.IBM decides to patent a television remote that can blog and tweet.

Now everyone can know that you just love to watch re-runs of Dallas... all the time. You have issues.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:39 AM | Tags (6) | blogs | ibm | remote | television | tweet | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to create your very own cheerful Twitter bird in Photoshop.A handy tutorial on how to create your very own cheerful Twitter bird in Photoshop.

The Twitter bird is so widely known that you can design whatever you want, as long as you include a happy singing bird in it. Just let your creativity flow and that’s it.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 12:56 PM | Tags (5) | photoshop | tutorial | twitter | bird | cheerful |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

FYI, burglars are targeting victims using their Facebook and Twitter accounts.FYI, burglars are targeting victims using their Facebook and Twitter accounts.

'I call it 'Internet shopping for burglars.' It is incredibly easy to use social networking sites to target people, and then scope out more information on their actual home ... all from the comfort of the sofa,' said Fraser in a statement.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:37 AM | Tags (6) | security | twitter | facebook | burglars | targets | robberies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

The White House officially has a million plus followers on Twitter.The White House officially has a million plus followers on Twitter.

'What would you like to see more of from this feed? Photos? Quotes? Cowbell? Tell us @whitehouse.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 3:38 PM | Tags (6) | twitter | whitehouse | obama | interwebs | politics | marketing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Twitter might be offering some premium services in the near future.Twitter might be offering some premium services in the near future.

Certified accounts, anayltics and some kind of 'commercial layer' can all be yours if you have the cash to pony up.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:41 AM | Tags (5) | twitter | premium | services | money | revenue |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Twitter may not be able to trademark the term 'tweet'.Twitter may not be able to trademark the term 'tweet'.

Turns out that there are already three companies with pending applications for that particular term, all filed before Twitter's formal application. Oh noes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:14 AM | Tags (6) | cnet | internet | interwebs | trademark | tweet | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Fed up with the airlines? Vent your frustration on Twitter with everyone else.Fed up with the airlines? Vent your frustration on Twitter with everyone else.

This probably won't help that recent 'pointless babble' percentage at all.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 3:07 PM | Tags (6) | airport | twitter | venting | gripes | complaints | public |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Saturday: August 15, 2009

New study figures out that forty percent of Twitter is 'pointless babble'.New study figures out that forty percent of Twitter is 'pointless babble'.

Quite shocking.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:54 PM | Tags (5) | babble | cnet | pointless | study | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Forbes would like you to know all about responsible twittering.Forbes would like you to know all about responsible twittering.

Interesting note towards the bottom of the article regarding  'verified identities' as a potential revenue stream.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 4:28 PM | Tags (4) | security | twitter | forbes | responsible |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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