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Twitter to Launch Twitter Business Center [SCREENSHOTS]

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We have confirmed with Twitter that beta testing of the new business features, dubbed the “Twitter Business Center,” has begun.According to the company, “only a handful of accounts have these features presently,” but it will expand on a gradual business to more accounts. One of the biggest additions: the...
Twitter to Launch Twitter Business Center [SCREENSHOTS]

British small businesses using more independent workers

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At Net:Work last December Gene Zaino, the president and CEO of MBO Partners, made a bold prediction based on his firm’s research: Independent workers will be the majority in the U.S. by 2020. Whether Zaino’s estimate of exactly when freelancers and independent professionals will outnumber regular employees proves correct, the...
British small businesses using more independent workers

Nearstream merges with LoopFuse, turning social media chatter into sales leads

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Seattle startup Nearstream has merged with Atlanta-based LoopFuse, creating a new organization that’s designed to help companies mine Facebook, Twitter and other social media channels for sales leads. The company will be based in Seattle, led by Nearstream CEO and former Gist executive Robert Pease and Nearstream CTO and former MessageGate...
Nearstream merges with LoopFuse, turning social media chatter into sales leads

Blab launches software to predict social media conversations

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No, Blab’s new platform can’t necessarily predict the future. But what the Seattle-based social analytics company did debut today is software that will help brands determine which of the millions of social media conversations they should focus on. Using Blab’s patented technology, the company analyzes 50,000 news and social...
Blab launches software to predict social media conversations

Twitter Buys Bluefin Labs, A Social TV Analytics Company With Brainy MIT Roots

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According to a new report from Business Insider, Twitter's latest acquistion is Bluefin Labs, a social entertainment analyitics group with deep roots as a big data project at MIT. We've reached out to both Bluefin and Twitter for confirmation of the acquisition. Business Insider's sources suggest that the buy would...
Twitter Buys Bluefin Labs, A Social TV Analytics Company With Brainy MIT Roots
Wall Street, meet Twitter (now on those fancy Bloomberg terminals)
Own adds Foursquare, Twitter, and Facebook to its point-of-sale dashboard

Romney Won The Debate: USC's Social Media Crystal Ball Knows It

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Romney ended the night as the undisputed champion of last night’s talking-point ping pong (er, “debate”). A post-event poll by CNN showed a Grand Canyon-size 2:1 gap among viewers in favor of Romney’s performance. But the big victory of the night may have gone to the University of Southern California for an...
Romney Won The Debate: USC's Social Media Crystal Ball Knows It

NFC Cometh? 1M Android NFC Devices Shipping Each Week, And Prototypes Show iPhone 5 Is Next

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Google I/O is in full swing, and news has been pouring out at a fairly steady pace: Tony Stark Sergey finally demoed Google Glass, Google Drive passed 10 million users and is available on iOS, and we all got a look at Jelly Bean — to name a few. Yet,...
NFC Cometh? 1M Android NFC Devices Shipping Each Week, And Prototypes Show iPhone 5 Is Next

How A Congresswoman Is Asking Reddit Users To Re-shape Copyright Laws

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Zoe Lofgren wants Netizens to help craft laws that protect the future of the Net itself. Zoe Lofgren, Chair of the House Ethics Committee, has published a thought-provoking article about the legal tactic of seizing of domain names when the owners are accused of copyright infringement. She wants to...
How A Congresswoman Is Asking Reddit Users To Re-shape Copyright Laws

Second-screen app Viggle offers rewards, lures over a quarter million users

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Viggle now has over a quarter million users, the US loyalty program for TV announced today, only a couple months after its launch. If you’re wondering what Viggle does, think of your average second-screen app, and add rewards into the mix. In practical terms, it means that Viggle’s American users...
Second-screen app Viggle offers rewards, lures over a quarter million users

Trading Faster Than The Speed Of Reality

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Editor’s note: Michael Wellman is a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Michigan College of Engineering.  At 1:07 p.m. on April 23, a hijacked AP Twitter account falsely reported an attack on the White House. Seconds later, major US stock indexes started to fall. They were down 1 percent by the time the tweet...
Trading Faster Than The Speed Of Reality

DataSift adds 3 new data sources, partners with Tableau Software to blend social with big data

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Social data platform DataSift has partnered up with Tableau Software, a big data analytics and visualization company. The move is designed to allow companies to combine both their social and business data into a single application. In addition, DataSift has added three new sources of data — now customers can...
DataSift adds 3 new data sources, partners with Tableau Software to blend social with big data

Despite The Social Media Outrage, The Majority Of Americans Think The Olympic Coverage Has Been 'Good' to 'Excellent'

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It seems like the underlying social media chatter of the 2012 Olympics has revolved around NBC’s tape-delayed coverage. With the broadcasting giant saving the highest rated programming for primetime, many folks are downright outraged that they can’t watch live on their televisions. So... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Despite The Social Media Outrage, The Majority Of Americans Think The Olympic Coverage Has Been 'Good' to 'Excellent'

An app to revolutionize watching the big game?

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SportStream, a new iPad app funded in part by Paul Allen, gives sports nuts a way to filter social media chatter. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Daniel Roberts, reporter"] FORTUNE — Sports games may be better with friends, but are they also better with an iPad sitting on your lap the whole time? SportStream,...
An app to revolutionize watching the big game?

Who's Actually Using Second Screen TV Apps?

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As the tablet and smartphone markets grow, so too does the tendency for people to use these devices while watching TV. The trend has given rise to a crop of second screen apps that enable users to supplement the TV-watching experience with content from the Web and social media...
Who's Actually Using Second Screen TV Apps?

Social media firm ReadyPulse names CEO, scores financing

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ReadyPulse — a social media monitoring firm founded by former Microsoft and Amazon employees Srinivas Penumaka, T Vinod Gupta and Mihir Vaidya — has scored a new round of cash and named Dennis O’Malley as CEO. The funding was led by Moxie Software, with ReadyPulse moving to the company’s Bellevue office....
Social media firm ReadyPulse names CEO, scores financing

Venuelabs rings up $1.6M to help retailers track and analyze social media chatter at stores

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Retailers can’t afford to ignore social media chatter anymore. With Yelp and Urbanspoon reviews and constant discussion on social media channels like Facebook and Twitter, retailers need to keep track of those discussions and many more if they want to stay on top of the trends in their individual stores....
Venuelabs rings up $1.6M to help retailers track and analyze social media chatter at stores
For Some Reason, Twitter Releases A Music Discovery App
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?