Twitter Must Evolve

Retweeting—copying another person’s tweet and crediting them using an @mention—is an extremely popular use of Twitter website/application. One which was unplanned for when Twitter was first developed. In the development team’s words, “Retweeting is a great...

Online News and Web Marketing Goes ‘Hyperlocal’

Don’t you love it when people make up new words? I’ll know I’ve made it the day I make up a word and someone else blogs about it. Today’s new word (which, alas, I cannot take credit for) is ‘hyperlocal.’ And it’s all over the...

The Blog is Dead and the Sky is Falling

Thinking about launching your own blog? Here’s some friendly advice: Don’t. And if you’ve already got one, pull the plug. That comes from a recent Wired article, called Twitter, Flickr, Facebook Make Blogs Look So 2004. I disagree. So do others....

Search Ads for YouTube, Says Google

YouTube is now the world’s second most-used search engine behind only its parent-company, Google. It surpasses competitors Yahoo and MSN. What does this mean? Google has decided to test out the waters with some targeted search ads next to its web video...