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Twitter ads a no no

Social Media Insider discusses why Twitter needs to look at alternative revenue sources other than advertising

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Pegshot combines maps, videos and Twitter

TechCrunch descusses Pegshot, a service that allows you to use your iPhone to capture pictures and videos and then send them to friends on Twitter and Facebook in a chronological fashion with maps/locations attached. From the article:

” When one of your friends clicks on the link, they are taken to a page on Pegshot where they can watch the video, or see the photo, next to a map showing where it was taken.  There they can add a comment to the shot.”

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Distribute or Die

News organizations are coming to grips with the fact that they must engage their readers through new social networking toools like Twitter and Facebook. Excellent article by American Journalism Review

From the article…

Wilmington’s Star-News has gone on the offensive. It’s using Twitter to compete more directly with radio and television by streaming a live Twitter feed of accidents, gridlock venues and other road worries directly onto its homepage. Many are sent in by area residents. The effect is a give and take with readers, says the editor. “More and more people are expecting that kind of conversation with us” via social networking, Tomlin says, “not just pure promotion.”

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Tweet Beat

Teen Beat has gone the way of the dodo for young stars connecting with their fans. These days its all about Twitter. Article by Variety

” Twitter seems to be the favorite of Young Hollywood, making it easier to interact with fans by sending short messages from their cell phones.”

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Adding Twitter to MySpace

Decent video showing how to add your Twitter feed to your MySpace account, Squidoo, blogs, etc.

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