Tag Archives: Twitter

Rob’s Roundup: The Blue Jays Awaken the Force in Justin Trudeau

The internet exploded this week, especially in Canada, as Monday night saw a perfect storm of digital offerings that had something for everyone: The 2015 federal election, the Blue Jays triumphant (and crucial) win against Kansas City, and the release of the final Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer during a much-publicized NFL game. 2015 […]

Google to once again drink from the Twitter firehose:

Why the new deal works for both of them, and how brands can make it work for them In early February, Twitter confirmed rumors that it would once again offer Google access to a live stream of all of its half a billion daily tweets, something that the tech crowd has taken to referring to […]

Moms and Digital Media

I had my second child back in February, and constantly marvel at how my parenting perspective has changed in the years since my first baby was born.  New parent jitters have been replaced with a calm(er) confidence, new gadgets have made things simpler, and some previously important things have simply fallen by the wayside now […]

Twitter Launches New #Music App

Not even six months off the launch of Vine, and Twitter swoops in to steal the media spotlight once again with the launch of its #music app and discovery service yesterday. Announced during a segment on Good Morning America and through a blog post on Twitter.com, the #music app brings artists’ music-related Twitter activity front and […]

How to Avoid Dead Social Media Syndrome

A quirky little news item today caught my eye: A newly-announced Twitter app called LivesOn will allow people to keep tweeting after they die. It promises to scan the content of your Twitter feed, and to continue posting links and status updates that fit the algorithm. If this strikes you as more than a little […]

SMX Social Media Marketing Part Two: Going beyond 140 characters

This is part two of a two part series covering SMX (Search Marketing Expo) Social Media Marketing 2012 at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. With 340 million thoughts shared daily, 140 million + active users and a total of 163 billion tweets sent since its launch in 2006, Twitter is one social […]

5 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools You Should Be Using in 2012

I am going to start by assuming that social media is already a key part of your marketing strategy (if it’s not, please watch the video below, and take a giant leap into the present). Now, for those of you who are active in social media, I’m sure many of you will attest, implementing social media […]

Passion Play: 5 Ways The Dark Knight Can Teach Us to be Awesome at Social Media

Ever notice how most social media campaigns are so… pedestrian… middle of the road… safe? Maybe that’s why we expect so little from them in return. I suspect the issue begins with what we call this channel. I’ve always found the term ‘social’ to be rather lukewarm. It’s like ‘nice’ or ‘cute’. Social implies a […]

What Google really wants from Search Plus Your World

Most of the world’s conflicts can be boiled down to a pretty simple cause: you have something,  I want it, and if you don’t give it to me I’ll get it from you one way or another. The ongoing dust up between Google and the web’s social media titans is no exception. When Google launched Google Search […]