Posts Tagged ‘ social media ’

Free App Lets You Track Twitter Trends From Your iPhone

Dec 20th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Microblogging

Wizag’s Twitter Trend (App Store link) is a free iPhone app designed to do one thing – make it easy to see what people are talking about on Twitter.  The app lets you discover Hot, Rising and Emerging topics from thousands of tweets, so you can see what’s happening in one glance: Hot: Most popular […]

Seesmic Launches New Test Site

Dec 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Video

Seesmic is launching a new experimental version of its video social networking site, at this separate address: Drawing on feedback (requests, suggestions and complaints) from its user community, the Seesmic test site keeps a lot of the functionality of the original application, but with these new features, among others: -Smaller Flash load, “except in […]

Pandora Hits 2 Million iPhone Users

Dec 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: General

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren reports that the social music service has reached the milestone of 2 million iPhone users: At 10:04am this morning we hit 2,000,000 registered iPhone Pandora users! We’re hearing all sorts of wonderful feedback from listeners who are using it on their commute, jogging with it, plugging it into home audio systems…you […]

Boxee Back on Apple TV

Nov 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Boxee is a funky hybrid of an application: an open source, cross-platform media center and entertainment hub with social networking features. Sound like a mouthful of jumbled buzzwords? Suffice it to say that Boxee is a promising (if currently slightly klunky) application that lets AppleTV users (and PC, Mac, and other multimedia devices) watch and […]

Hulu Posts Video Sharing Tutorials

Nov 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Mainstream Internet video startup Hulu has posted a collection of videos that explain the site’s video sharing features. While you can’t share your personal videos on Hulu, the site at least makes it easy to embed videos in blog posts, share on social medi sites and email. Now, if they’d just make embeddable videos permanently […]

Natural Gardening Company Wiggles, Podcasts Its Way To Award

Nov 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting

Wiggly Wigglers, a natural gardening mail-order company (which specializes in vermiculture: composting/gardening with earthworms) has won the 2008 Global Dell Small Business Excellence Award. Wiggly Wigglers were chosen to receive this prize for their innovative use of podcasting, wikis, and social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Along with the recognition and accolades, the Dell […]

Gary Vaynerchuk: Revision 3 Exclusive Interview

Oct 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting, Podcasting Networks, Video, Video Podcasts

Among the announcements Monday from Internet TV network Revision 3 was the discontinuation of its licensing agreement with the popular video podcast, Wine Library TV. Rev3 had produced a special edition of the show featuring highlights of the daily series called Wine Library Reserve. I caught up with the creator and host of Wine Library […]

Pollster Brings Social Networking To Maps

Oct 7th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Pollster is using the 2008 election as an opportunity to raise awareness of its embeddable maps, like the one above. The maps are automatically updated with current information.

93 Percent Of Americans Believe Your Company Should Be Using Social Media

Sep 26th, 2008 | By | Category: General

It’s time for corporate America to take a hard look at social media. According to the a new survey: 93 percent of Americans believe a company should have a presence in social media; 85 percent believe a company should not only be present but also interact with its consumers via social media; and 56 percent […]

Twitter Election 2008 Site Powered By You

Sep 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media

Twitter has announced a new site,, that tracks Twitter conversations of politics in real time. During the first presidential debate in Oxford, Mississippi and each subsequent debate leading up to and beyond election day, Twitter plans to perform real-time algorithmic analysis on millions of unedited public reactions.  The site is addictive and it should […]