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Archive for the ‘Microblogging’ Category

January 15th, 2009

Twitter Reports on US Airways Flight 1549

Did you hear about today’s emergency US Airways flight landing in the Hudson River on Twitter? Us too. In what seemed like the world’s fastest news cycle, Twitter was undeniably the breaking source for all updates—and if it wasn’t breaking news, it was definitely where the news was disseminated. As soon as the crash happened […]

Filed in Blogging, Microblogging, Social Media

July 9th, 2008

Can Social Media Become Too Risky for Corporate Use?

So you could argue that the Achilles heel of most social media programs is that we’re all, in some way, increasingly relying on a variety of third party services and tools to augment our efforts online — and with that reliance comes an assumed risk that these services will remain accessible and dependable all the […]

Filed in Microblogging, Public Relations, Social Media

May 8th, 2008

BusinessWeek’s Twitter Experiment

Stephen Baker is breaking new ground as he collaborates live on Twitter to develop an article on BusinessWeek about the business value of microblogging. While there may have been other bloggers that have collaborated on Twitter to develop a story, they weren’t done by “traditional” media brands like BusinessWeek. Dave Donahue captured some great points […]

Filed in Microblogging