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We've all heard of the elevator pitch: the brief overview of a product, service, or project that can be delivered in the time it takes to ride an elevator, usually around 30 seconds or so. Now here comes a new idea: the Twitpitch, and yes, it's just what you think - the same pitch narrowed down to 140 characters or less. As Marshall said earlier this morning , the best way to pitch via Twitter is not by sending a DM, but by sending out a public Tweet instead: Enter the Twitpitch.
How useful can communication limited to 140 characters be for serious journalism? It turns out that the short messages you find on Twitter have proven wildly useful for some writers penning larger pieces. Here at ReadWriteWeb we've been leveraging Twitter heavily for some of our most important news writing. While cynics dismiss twitter as frivolous, we've got stories to share that should make anyone reconsider their doubts about the microblogging medium.
Posted by Tom Foremski - September 1, 2010 [ Daniel Romero is a Ph.D Candidate at Cornell Univeristy in the Center for Applied Mathematics. He works with Hewlett-Packard's Social Computing Lab Bernardo Huberman and colleagues.] By Daniel M. Romero The importance of mainstream news has changed with the advent and immense popularity of online social media.
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Just today Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox published the findings of a recent eye tracking study on the reading habits around corporate blogs. Of course, I find this of immense interest both as the blog editor of a Top 10 corporate blog (LinkedIn), but more so since I publish rankings for the Top 10 corporate blogs out there. I found this a perfect opportunity to re-rank the top business blogs out there and study their front page structure. More on the front page structure of the Top 5 Corporate blogs (ranked August 2010), after this confusing graphic.
Intel next-gen Haswell' chips to debut GPU enhancements Intel has used the 2013 Game Developers conference to debut two new DirectX extensions designed to enable better gaming capabilities from the integrated graphics cores in its forthcoming 22nm Haswell' chips. One of the new extensions, PixelSync, will gi