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Twitter airs first TV spot during NASCAR, implores racing fans to discover the magic of hashtags

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Given #thescope with which Twitter has #invadedpopularculture, it may come as a shock to realize that the company hasn't really ventured too far into the world of television advertising -- but then, it seems that it's been doing a pretty good job getting enough #freeadvertising as is. Clearly the...
Twitter airs first TV spot during NASCAR, implores racing fans to discover the magic of hashtags

Twitter chooses NASCAR as first sports league partner, launches new interactive product

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During a live press conference today, NASCAR announced that it is now the first professional sports league that Twitter has partnered directly with. The partnership will allow Twitter to bring fans of the drivers closer to the action by promoting the #NASCAR hashtag, which will also be promoted on hashtags...
Twitter chooses NASCAR as first sports league partner, launches new interactive product

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This cab driver should be in NASCAR! #justsayin http://flic.kr/p/7MYAQg

Twitter's First TV Ad Is Aimed At Advertisers

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Way back in the dim mists of history, and by that I mean 2007, someone came up with the idea of using hash tags in Tweets. In fact, here is the very Tweet by Chris Messina that is generally credited with the creation of the now widely used convention. Long...
Twitter's First TV Ad Is Aimed At Advertisers
Banjo wants to take you places with its new location-based update

Must See HDTV (February 18th - 24th)

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After its run on the internet and then cable TV, Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome is coming to Blu-ray, along with the second season of Game of Thrones and Monsters Inc. Sports fans have NASCAR racing to (try to) replace football, while movie buffs can keep an eye out...
Must See HDTV (February 18th - 24th)

Twitter Curates Its News Feed More With Location-Tailored Trends

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Twitter has announced Tailored Trends will become part of its service, rolling out slowly across the world right now. The idea is to capture "emerging topics people are talking about on Twitter" in a sequence that is now based on where users are located--after...
Twitter Curates Its News Feed More With Location-Tailored Trends

FACEBOOK: Please Don't Start Using Twitter's Annoying Hashtags

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Facebook is considering adopting hashtags, those keywords preceded by a hash or pound mark--"#"--that are sometimes used on Twitter, the Wall Street Journal reports. Let's just say this: That's a horrible idea. Chris Messina, an open-source advocate who now works at Google, first proposed using hashtags in 2007. At the...
FACEBOOK: Please Don't Start Using Twitter's Annoying Hashtags

Gadgetwise Blog: Inside, Your Hooptie Sounds Like a Lamborghini

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The XLR8 app uses an Android or iPhone's accelerometers to match your car's movement with the sampled engine sound of a Ford GT40, Ferrari, Lamborghini or Nascar racer....
Gadgetwise Blog: Inside, Your Hooptie Sounds Like a Lamborghini

Twitter runs first TV ads

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Twitter has run its first ever television advertising campaign during a Nascar race as part of efforts to broaden its appeal in mainstream America....
Twitter runs first TV ads

Twitter is building a media business using other people's content

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As Twitter continues to build out new features such as “expanded tweets” and curation-based services like its NASCAR editorial offering, it has become pretty obvious where the company is headed: it has given up on being a utility built on open APIs and is becoming a media company, powered...
Twitter is building a media business using other people's content

TIME: NASCAR Tries to Restart Its Engine

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TIME: NASCAR Tries to Restart Its Engine
TV networks won't run Hopper DVR ads, so Dish gets a racecar

Toyota Racing Development puts Microsoft Surface in the NASCAR pit lane

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If you've ever been in the cockpit of a race car you know that there's not a lot of room to maneuver in there -- even if you're hustling around one of the oversized sedans colloquially referred to as "stock cars." So, when Toyota Racing Development engineers developed a...
Toyota Racing Development puts Microsoft Surface in the NASCAR pit lane

Twitter Has A New App For iPhone And Android

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Twitter just launched an updated iPhone and Android app with a slew of new features. Here's what you get: Expanded Tweets: Content previews from partner sites like YouTube, MLB, CSPAN, and more. For example, Twitter says, "when you tap a Tweet linking to a Kickstarter project, for example, you can play its...
Twitter Has A New App For iPhone And Android

As rivals get bought, social marketing software startup Shoutlet lands $15m

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Shoutlet, a startup that enables brands to create and manage social marketing campaigns through a self-serve cloud platform, has secured $15 million in Series C funding from FTV Capital. The round brings total capital raised to $24.2 million. The investment comes at a time when Shoutlet’s biggest rivals are getting...
As rivals get bought, social marketing software startup Shoutlet lands $15m
YouTube denies NASCAR takedown of horrific Daytona Speedway crash video

Excellent Twitter account management app SocialBro heads to the cloud to run from any browser

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SocialBro is by far the best tool I’ve found for managing my Twitter account. From identifying abandoned accounts to unfollow, to finding out which timezones and languages my followers use and the best time of day to tweet, SocialBro reveals it all and more. The problem with SocialBro until now...
Excellent Twitter account management app SocialBro heads to the cloud to run from any browser
NASCAR blocks eyewitness video of Daytona crash due to 'copyright' concerns

Plyfe Brings Its Brand-Promoting Games To Mobile, Raises $750K

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Plyfe, a startup that allows brands to promote themselves through games and rewards, is moving onto mobile today — Plyfe games can now be played on the company mobile website, as well as embedded in smartphone apps. The company is also announcing that it has raised $750,000 in bridge funding...
Plyfe Brings Its Brand-Promoting Games To Mobile, Raises $750K

Nascar's Brad Keselowski tweets about crash from his car

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• Driver picks up 100,000 followers with Daytona 500 tweets• Posts pictures of crash in which jet-dryer truck sets fireThe Nascar driver Brad Keselowski caused an online stir during Monday's delayed Daytona 500 race by tweeting from his car and picking up over 100,000 Twitter followers in the process. Keselowski...
Nascar's Brad Keselowski tweets about crash from his car

Twitter just aired its first ever TV commercial promoting its brand new hashtag pages [Videos]

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Twitter aired its first ever TV commercial today during the 2012 Pocono 400 Nascar race. The ad features driver Brad Keselowski, who finished in a disappointing 24th place, using his phone to share his point of view with the world. The ad is the first on the list below, but...
Twitter just aired its first ever TV commercial promoting its brand new hashtag pages [Videos]

Twitter’s Second Hashtag Page Promotes Euro 2012, Continues Twitter’s Move Into Media

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Following the success of its NASCAR hashtag page earlier this month, Twitter has just launched another sports-themed hashtag page — this one for Euro 2012, the European Football Championship. It’s another step for Twitter in the direction of content curation and, beyond that, becoming... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Twitter’s Second Hashtag Page Promotes Euro 2012, Continues Twitter’s Move Into Media

NASCAR Takes Back The Wheel Of Its Digital Platforms From Turner

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NASCAR is taking back the management of its online and mobile operations from broadcast partner Turner Sports following a steep slide in TV ratings. The league wants to use its digital platforms to help rekindle interest in the sport, which has suffered from flagging attendance. Under a newly extended...
NASCAR Takes Back The Wheel Of Its Digital Platforms From Turner

Embedded In The Fiscal Cliff Deal: Hollywood Gets A Big Tax Break

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Last month, we wrote about some of the more ridiculous subsidies that Hollywood studios get these days, in which approximately $1.5 billion in taxpayer money goes straight to Hollywood studios in the US (and even more internationally). While the reasoning given for most of these programs is that they create...
Embedded In The Fiscal Cliff Deal: Hollywood Gets A Big Tax Break

The 10 Worst Social Media Fails Of The Year So Far

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The year is less than three months old, yet already several brands have made king-sized screwups in social media. Among their crimes: Using a four-letter word to insult a nine-year-old girl. Live-tweeting a mass layoff. And angering Dave Mustaine of Megadeth. Poland Spring, American Airlines, Taco Bell and NASCAR are...
The 10 Worst Social Media Fails Of The Year So Far

Why Twitter's move into TV could be a recipe for disaster

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There’s been plenty of debate recently about the extent to which Twitter is a media entity and/or a technology business, but there is little question that the company sees its future as controlling more and more of the content that flows through its network — in other words, building walls...
Why Twitter's move into TV could be a recipe for disaster
NASCAR And Twitter Team Up For Audience Growth

Twitter now lets you read Tweets of verified accounts without seeing replies

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In what is an awesome tweak for verified accounts, Twitter now lets you choose to see only the Tweets put out by that user, rather than all mixed in with replies to the account. This lets you get a clean stream of just tweets made ‘out to the public’ from...
Twitter now lets you read Tweets of verified accounts without seeing replies

Google patent outlines phone call spying for personalized ad serving

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With Microsoft and numerous regulatory bodies nipping at Google’s heels decrying the Internet giant of shady advertising practices and loose privacy standards, one would think the Mountain View, Calif.-based Company might lie low for a while. Well, that is not the case: The Next Web reported on a Google patent today that introduces...
Google patent outlines phone call spying for personalized ad serving
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