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Tuesday: August 4, 2009

JetBlue and United to try and sell last minute airline seats via Twitter.JetBlue and United to try and sell last minute airline seats via Twitter.

JetBlue has 'Cheeps', United has 'Twares'. See what they did there?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:37 AM | Tags (6) | airlines | fast | jetblue | seats | twitter | united |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

A writeup on what Twitter and Facebook can learn from Phish.A writeup on what Twitter and Facebook can learn from Phish.

...there is a kernel of history set aside for Phish as pioneers in both music distribution and in creating a web community. When we look at bands and artists that foster community (and sometimes endless jams), we can see parallels to the rise of social networks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 1:29 PM | Tags (6) | phish | social | media | networks | twitter | facebook |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Twitter pulls the curtain back on homepage redesign.Twitter pulls the curtain back on homepage redesign.

There's a big Twitter Search button to 'see what people are saying about' a given topic, putting the service's utility front and center. Then there is a roster of trending topics by the hour, day, and week.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:55 AM | Tags (4) | twitter | redesign | search | update |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Twitter officially banned for White House staff users.Twitter officially banned for White House staff users.

A little strange given the fact that the White House already has an active Twitter account.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:47 AM | Tags (4) | twitter | whitehouse | banned | staffers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

Everything you ever wanted to know about Twitter's company strategy now online.Everything you ever wanted to know about Twitter's company strategy now online.

...and this is only a portion of the full set of leaked documents.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:49 AM | Tags (8) | hack | documents | twitter | techcrunch | security | strategy | pulse | interwebs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

A neat tutorial on how to create a 'load more' feature like they use on Twitter and iPhone apps.A neat tutorial on how to create a 'load more' feature like they use on Twitter and iPhone apps.

I've always been curious about how to pull this effect off for use in web apps. This tutorial also includes versions for both jQuery and MooTools for those who like to have a preference.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 1:27 PM | Tags (6) | ajax | load | programming | twitter | web | widget |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Twitter seeks legal advice after being hacked seven ways from Sunday.Twitter seeks legal advice after being hacked seven ways from Sunday.

A number of technology blogs were offered the documents for publication in what is now being dubbed 'Twittergate' in some online forums. TechCrunch, one of the most respected blogs in Silicon Valley, has set off a firestorm of criticism and debate over its decision to post some of the material

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:28 AM | Tags (6) | twitter | security | password | techcrunch | legal | documents |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Twitter suggested for Nobel Prize.Twitter suggested for Nobel Prize.

Co-founder Biz Stone has said Twitter Inc. is less about the triumph of technology, and more about the triumph of humanity.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 3:46 PM | Tags (5) | nobel | twitter | technology | triumph | humanity |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

Microsoft's Bing now captures Twitter data in an effort have more real-time data.Microsoft's Bing now captures Twitter data in an effort have more real-time data.

They are only indexing important Twitterers for this round. Important Twitterers include Al Gore and Ryan Seacrest.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 1:07 PM | Tags (7) | bing | twitter | realtime | index | algore | ryanseacrest | important |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Yes, it is quite possible to buy some Twitter followers.Yes, it is quite possible to buy some Twitter followers.

Prices start at just $87 bucks for a block of a hundred people.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:07 AM | Tags (5) | bought | fake | followers | social | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

You can now get your twittering done via Flickr.You can now get your twittering done via Flickr.

If I used either of these services I guess this feature would be pretty cool.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:41 AM | Tags (4) | flickr | twitter | feature | integrated |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Study shows that Twitter and Facebook adoption amongst top CEOs not quite there yet.Study shows that Twitter and Facebook adoption amongst top CEOs not quite there yet.

The study found that only two CEOs from Fortune magazine's list of the top 100 companieshave Twitter accounts, and only 19 have a Facebook page. And none of the 100 CEOs was found to have a personal external blog.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:22 AM | Tags (4) | twitter | facebook | ceo | adoption |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Shopping advice and direct purchasing via Twitter may not be all that far off.Shopping advice and direct purchasing via Twitter may not be all that far off.

Now you can let everyone know the intimate gory details of your shopping habits too.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 12:10 PM | Tags (2) | shopping | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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