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STUDY: 20% Of Tweets Contain Brand Name

12:10 am on Sep 17, 2009 by Sarah Chong

After examining (I would imagine painstakingly) half a million tweets, a group of researchers from Penn State found out that 20% of them contain a brand name. These “branded” tweets generally contain ...


Facebook Hits 300 Million Users. Twitter 18.

1:12 pm on Sep 16, 2009 by Willis Wee

Facebook vs Twitter. Who wins? Twitter may be ahead in terms of followers on Twitter but not quite in number of users worldwide… Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced on his blog that Fac...

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12 Tips To Finding A Job On Twitter

10:31 am on Sep 14, 2009 by Sebastian Barros

Twitter was created as a micro-blogging service with the idea of sharing and communicating in 140 characters. But as the website continues its exponential growth with more than 44.5 million unique vis...

NEW: Sensors Allow House To Tweet

11:00 pm on Sep 9, 2009 by Willis Wee

Dr Andy Stanford-Clark, a renown IBM engineer has placed hundreds of sensors in his 16th century cottage. The sensors are used to keep track of every movement and energy use in the house. He intellige...

10 Successful Businesses on Twitter

9:04 am on Sep 8, 2009 by Willis Wee

Twitter has been in the spotlight of many since its launch back in 2007. The credit goes to its versatility in any circumstances. It is currently being used for social, business, news and political pu...

CAUTION: Twitter & YouTube Can Harm Your Brain

9:19 pm on Sep 7, 2009 by Willis Wee

If you’re a Twitter or YouTube addict, BEWARE! At the British Science Festival, Dr Tracey Alloway, Director of the Centre for Memory and Learning in the Lifespan at the University of Stirling revealed...

10 Common Twitter Errors to Avoid

10:46 am on Sep 2, 2009 by Willis Wee

People have different reasons for going on Twitter: To make friends, expand networks, promote products, establish branding, kill time, share information, receive information and to support a cause. No...

Samsung to Launch Low Cost Social Media Phone

1:40 am on Sep 2, 2009 by Sarah Chong

When we say mobile phones are going social, we are not joking! Samsung is going to launch Corby, a touch screen handset that focuses on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in Europe later this month. It is ...

IBM Patents TV Remote Control that Auto-Blogs

5:07 pm on Sep 1, 2009 by Willis Wee

Watching TV alone can be boring! Wouldn’t it be great if you have a TV remote control that allows you to share what you’re currently watching? IBM owns that technology, which is waiting to be patented...

Ikea New Logo Typeface Upsets Fans

3:43 pm on Aug 29, 2009 by Sarah Chong

While few would be interested to know the name of the typeface that forms Ikea’s signature logo, many have long ago considered it as part of the Ikea brand. But of course Ikea’s ad agency did not thin...

How to: Support @CharityWater on Twitter

12:05 am on Aug 29, 2009 by Sarah Chong

Penn Olson Hearts Charity: Water – Posts Series. With Twitter you can do many things. You can buy and sell things, listen to stories, write poems, make a proposal, find a job, and also lose a job. Wha...