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Most businesses think of Twitter as a promotional tool, but it can also be used to find sales leads. 0 in Share Connect with Evernote: Please Login to Connect Your Account with Evernote Boloco , a burrito restaurant chain with 16 locations often runs ads in a Boston newspaper.
Though he describes his friend Stephen's comments on micro-blogging site Twitter as "the cream of the crop", in general Hugh Laurie finds posts from the rest of his circle rather banal Photo: © Rex Kingdom actor Stephen's Twitter page gained a widespread following after he posted a picture of himself stuck in a lift and Twittered his way through the hour-long enforced incarceration, which made headline news While celebs like Demi Moore and Hugh Laurie 's pal Stephen Fry are Twitter enthusiasts, the House star has revealed he's baffled by the obsession with the micro-blogging site. Speaking on BBC radio the 49-year-old actor said that although he has his own page on the site, he is "bothered by the social cost of every tweet". "As I look around my friends' tweets I see banality on all sides.
Yesterday is the day when Twitter thoroughly beat CNN. Badly beat CNN. Embarrassingly beat CNN. And most other USA-based media too.
By David Derbyshire UPDATED: 01:59 GMT, 3 June 2009 A constant stream of electronic 'junk' is damaging people's ability to think compassionately, scientists say.
One of the great things about Twitter is that it is a great place to track emerging trends. When major events or big stories occur, people tweet about it and it inevitably ends up at the top of Twitter Search as a top trend.
These words are from the 1969 Beatles song "Across the Universe," first released on the album . They also make a good description of the e-mails, blog posts and social media updates that fly, slither and slip by every day, most recently--for me and millions of others--via Twitter. The song became a hit roughly at the same moment Americans were watching their first televised war, up close and in their living rooms. From across the universe, foreigners watched the dead and dying in Vietnam, and support for the war in the U.S. plummeted.
Twitter in Active Moms Magazine I love when I see businesses who are using social marketing to its fullest potential. I particularly love to see them incorporating their social media marketing into their offline promotions. It is fun to see things I had not yet thought of.