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15 Posts


How Well Did Sharknado Actually Do?
July 14, 2013
The real popularity of Sharknado, beyond Twitter hype.
Being Part of the Story
April 20, 2013
The obsession with being involved in the spread of news rather than the content itself.
Experimenting on Input & Output
January 27, 2013
The magic of experimenting with new technology and API outputs, as seen with Vinepeek.
Speakeasy Community Management Conference
January 24, 2013
An invite-only event for community managers in NYC with great speakers.
What Should I Tweet About?
June 13, 2012
Twitter as a platform for sharing what we eat on the web, turning consumption into production.
Class Tweets
April 12, 2012
A kindergarten teacher uses Twitter to summarize her students' day in a tweet.
New News
March 05, 2012
Evan Williams discusses the lack of tools to surface old content in a News.me interview.
Blogger Evolved
February 26, 2012
Consideration about the evolution of blogging platforms and the impact of URL structure on the user experience and monetization.
Tweeting What You're Eating
December 16, 2011
Twitter has evolved from sharing breakfast to sharing content, as seen in its redesigned format.
Thinking About New Twitter
December 09, 2011
Dan Frommer's insightful thoughts on the Twitter redesign and the emphasis on public content over private messaging.
Going Native
November 28, 2011
The future of internet marketing and the role of big platforms in shaping native advertising models.
The Complications of Influence
November 25, 2011
The complexities of predicting social influence and the impact on the spread of news.
Serendipity: Business Model Edition
November 15, 2011
Exploring Twitter's potential as a business model and advertising platform based on exposing users to new and unexpected content.
Who Owns Your Persona?
November 11, 2011
The legal dispute over a Twitter account and professional persona.
Strategy over Product
November 03, 2011
Twitter Lists are valuable to power users, while Google+ strategy clashes with user behavior.
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