Facebook just announced they have purchased FriendFeed for an undisclosed amount. Although FriendFeeds’ traffic has flattened over the past few months, the user base is very loyal and seemingly drawn to FriendFeeds bipartisan approach to social networks. This acquisition might make FriendFeed users “not very happy”! Full Press Release Below
Just saw a great Twitter update from @socialnetdaily that shared a short, simple, yet powerful video about Twitter, Facebook, and social media but business. But more importantly, this video shows the power of connecting, connections, networks that are naturally established, and how even the speakers 16 year old daughter with 1000 friends is in a […]
I see a bad storm brewing here with this one! According to NBCWashington.com Montgomery County employees claim that they “need” Facebook to conduct county business. Of course, no personal interaction will happen during business hours, right…? So you think that your taxpayer money was being squandered before – now your county employees have Facebook on […]
Recently I’ve been interested in comparing Google Trends and Twitter Trends, and what I’ve found is there is really no comparison whatsoever! What I find is the following: Google Trends: A lagging indicator of what is popular on the web. As blogs, Twitter, and other content sites launch breaking news, the word spreads and then […]
I have to give credit to GM (General Motors) for considering using Ebay to increase new call sales. According to a CNBC article today, GM is now turning to eBay in an experimental effort to increase sales. And the starting point for the experiment is California.
So here I am, wanting to check out the results of the UFC 101 fight between Anderson Siva and Forrest Griffin and I did what any reasonably minded person would do – I went to YouTube! I mean, if there’s a relevant video out there, surely I could find it on YouTube right? WRONG
Well, if you wanted an early indication of the impact that Twitter will have on the upcoming football season, take a look at the trending topics at 9:30pm eastern time: 4 out of the 6 trending topics are directly related to the Bills / Titan game making reference to “NFL” “Football” “Bills” and “Vince Young”. […]