Twitter Retires the Early Bird Advertisement Product
Today at the IAB Mixx conference, Twitter COO Dick Costolo announced that the Twitter Early Bird program would be retired. The advertising program allowed advertisers to make product announcements directly to Twitter users through one centralized account, @EarlyBird. Virgin American and Disney were companies that took advantage of the program but most offers were only for the American market which Twitter felt was alienating to international users.
Internet Awaiting Twitter Announcement
Rumors are stirring that one of the advancements that Twitter plans to unveil this afternoon with be inline photos and video. This will be a nice addition that will make video and photo Twitter third party applications unneeded in the future. The feature was made available by mistake back in July to a limited number of users. And some code present on the site today provides for a picture icon when a picture is attached to a tweet. A similar feature is well represented by the options offered by Brizzly.
Ask America Launches on Yahoo! News
Yahoo! News has a new section on their website, “Ask America,” a politic forum and polling site. This site asks the public about political issues that will affect the November midterm elections. These issues vary between immigration, clean energy, outsourcing, the environment and recent disasters, the health bill, the economy, and our national security. It asks users their opinion, and allows them to interact and discuss with other users.
Bloglines is Scheduled to Shut Down
Just in time and much to the excitement of most, Bloglines is scheduled to shut down. The tumultuous history of the RSS feed, which is owned and operated by IAC, a property of Ask.com is issuing a statement today regarding more in-depth information behind the decision to shut it down. The official shut down arrangement of Bloglines is set to occur as of October 1, 2010.
Twenty Super Sites For Going Green
Everyone is learning more ways of making more responsible decisions to keep a better balance for our precious Mother Earth. Whether you are looking to purchase a vehicle that runs on alternate fuel, wanting to save resources where you can by making your own clothes, gifts, crafts or home decor, you will find a multitude of suggestions on these blogs. Preserving our world's valuable resources is an intelligent way to reserve them for our posterity. You'll obtain suggestions from crocheting to planting a garden to finding more economical and responsible activities for your children on this broad spectrum of sites. Keep your personal goal to implement ways to make your lifestyle and lessen your impact on the earth.
Follow Twitter Accounts Without One
you are located in the US, Twitter is now providing the ability to
follow anyone on Twitter through SMS, even if you do not have a Twitter
account yourself. The feature is called Fast Follow and was presented on Twitter’s blog
with some other SMS tips. It seems pretty simple and straight forward
according to the blog’s description. Just send a message to the Twitter
shortcode from your phone as “follow [TwitterAccount]”. So if you wanted
to Follow Steve Patterson (@srpatterson) then send a message to 40404 like “follow SRPatterson”. You will then begin to receive all their tweats as text messages.
Groupon Offers Personalized Deals
The Groupon way has been to offer up one deal per day per city. But yesterday, they began a new program with new deals. It is called Personalized Deals, and is expected to revolutionized the company.
Personalized Deals allows subscribers in New York City, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles to be offered deals that are tailored to them, their tastes and their past purchases. Groupon subscribers complete on online profile as well to help the company get to know them even better.
Learning All About Ultimate Steal Promo Code
Shopping online can become expensive if you’re not using the right promo’s and discounts during an online check out. Search for an ultimate steal promo code, and you can get some of the best discounts that are out there on the internet for you to use the next time you go shopping over the web. This is because all you have to do once you arrive at the check out is enter the discount code into the designated box.
Climber.com is Like a Dating Site for Job Seekers
If you are looking for a passive recruiting environment were you can continue to work while still having a presence in the open job market, Climber.com might be for you. The company bills itself as a ‘Dating Site for Job Seekers’. You create a Career Fingerprint which has all the normal resume details with some additional ideal job information. When a new job becomes available that is a perfect match for you, you are contacted through email.
The company uses a work-values assessment similar in some ways to eHarmony’s matching software to compare your style and needs to the company and job that has become available. Climber.com has been one of the fastest growing online business over the years and reported 250% growth during the middle of 2007. The passive job seeking style is popular with professionals that are not available to pursue job positions regularly or search other sites on a daily basis.
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