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Klout Starts Rolling Out Perks That Match Your Score, Partners With Gilt For Discounts

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Klout, the startup that measures influence on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook and other social media sites, is expanding the functionality of its Perks program. Klout Perks are exclusive offers or experiences, given as a result of your Klout score. For the first time, Klout is matching savings based upon a...
Klout Starts Rolling Out Perks That Match Your Score, Partners With Gilt For Discounts
American Express transforms Twitter hashtags into savings for cardholders
AMEX’s new Twitter integration is “brilliant” marketing

Virgin America Is Awesome. Except When It's The Opposite Of Awesome.

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I love Virgin America. It’s my airline of choice. If I have any say in the matter, I take them every time. If they don’t fly to a city, I often don’t fly to that city. Best airline experience in the U.S. — bar none. Except when they blow...
Virgin America Is Awesome. Except When It's The Opposite Of Awesome.

Amex Offers Discounts To Customers Who Link Cards, Twitter Accounts

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American Express launched an aggressive and innovative Twitter campaign Tuesday night, allowing customers to link their credit cards to their Twitter handles. In return for promoting offers from American Express and retailers on Twitter, cardholders get steep discounts. In some cases, American Express will seek out influential users in certain...
Amex Offers Discounts To Customers Who Link Cards, Twitter Accounts

FAA Admits That It's Going To Rethink Whether You Can Use Kindles & Tablets On Takeoff & Landing

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It's been pretty clear for quite some time that there's no real safety reason why electronics are barred during takeoff and landing on airplanes. Furthermore, there's no legitimate technological reason for not allowing mobile phones on planes either -- that one's more just about keeping other passengers from going into...
FAA Admits That It's Going To Rethink Whether You Can Use Kindles & Tablets On Takeoff & Landing
In-flight cell service to make Virgin trips 10X more annoying
Meet Sprinklr, the biggest social media management biz you’ve never heard of
FAA taking a ‘fresh look’ at the use of personal electronics on planes

We've Been Waiting For This! Virgin America To Allow In-Flight Cell Phone Use

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Virgin America is preparing to allow passengers to use their cell phones during flights, reports CNET. Flyers will be able to make phone calls, send and receive text messages, check email, and even surf the web. But, you guessed it, the service won't be cheap.  Customers will have to pay...
We've Been Waiting For This! Virgin America To Allow In-Flight Cell Phone Use
FoundersCard gets a site refresh, adds new deals
Virgin Mobile back on track after 16-hour service outage

Virgin Group Unveils Tech Support Service, Which Is Funny Because Virgin Atlantic’s Website Still Doesn’t Work

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A Space Age airline with a Dark Ages reservation system. We reported on Virgin America's technical difficulties back in November, after a switch to a new reservation system left some users out on the tarmac. Customers encountered weird glitches when they tried to view their accounts or book a flight,...
Virgin Group Unveils Tech Support Service, Which Is Funny Because Virgin Atlantic’s Website Still Doesn’t Work
Bay Area companies get another nonstop flight to Capitol Hill

Twitter's Jack Dorsey Just Took A Lightning-Quick Trip To New York

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We always watch the comings and goings of Twitter chairman and Square CEO Jack Dorsey with great interest. Just last month, he tipped us off to Square's plans to raise a huge new round of funding from a couple of big East Coast mutual-fund companies with an unusual trip to...
Twitter's Jack Dorsey Just Took A Lightning-Quick Trip To New York
British Airways gets snoopy on its passengers
Frequent travelers are starting to see in-flight WiFi as a necessity

Strange Memories on This Nervous Night at SXSW

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Mr. Webb. Rick Webb co-founded The Barbarian Group, a digital ad agency, and is now a writer and angel investor in the tech industry. Like a merchant marine making his annual port of call, SXSW Interactive sails off into the night. We feel vaguely dirty and exhausted, but also fulfilled and edified....
Strange Memories on This Nervous Night at SXSW

The Difference Between Popularity And Influence Online

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Digital influence is one of the hottest trends in social media and it is also one of the least understood. Like some relationships on Facebook, “it’s complicated.” Klout, PeerIndex, Kred and many others are investing millions of dollars to understand how our social media activity translates into influence. Within...
The Difference Between Popularity And Influence Online

FAA to revisit the use of certain personal electronics on flights

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Laura J. Brown, deputy assistant administrator for public affairs for the Federal Aviation Administration, told the New York Times the agency will take a “fresh look” at electronics use on planes. Bits Blog writer Nick Bilton called the F.A.A. last week ready to pester them about travelers' inability to...
FAA to revisit the use of certain personal electronics on flights
FoundersCard Adds Discounts For TripIt, LegalZoom, Moo.com & More (+Invites)
FoundersCard Adds Bonobos, Trunk Club & More Airlines To Its Private Membership Club
Gogo in-flight internet reaches 9.8Mbps speed on United p.s. flights in 2013

Video Blogger Sarah Austin launches Pop 17 on MTV’s Next Movie [video]

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With Hollywood making movies about the same story, over and over again, it’s now imperative that we find out how bad (or occasionally good) a movie is before we peel our lazy asses of the Internet and into the movie theatre. Where do we find out what a movie is...
Video Blogger Sarah Austin launches Pop 17 on MTV’s Next Movie [video]

Virgin America site drops Flash to court iPhone

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Virgin America late Tuesday said it has dropped Flash altogether from its website. The change, which quietly took effect Monday, instead just uses newer web technologies like CSS. The airline explained the move as a deliberate gesture towards the iPhone and other handhelds, as the previous dependence on Flash kept...
Virgin America site drops Flash to court iPhone

Virgin America dumps Flash over lack of iPhone support

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Filed under: Internet, iPhone As the smack down between Apple and Adobe continues, Virgin America has dumped Flash from its website because of the lack of iPhone support. Virgin's new website, which launched Monday, replaces Flash with HTML to give users the ability to check in via their iPhones in...
Virgin America dumps Flash over lack of iPhone support

Virgin America Announces Expansion via Twitter - http://bit.ly/9BQ9Dg

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Virgin America Announces Expansion via Twitter - http://bit.ly/9BQ9Dg

Full Details On Twitter’s Long-Awaited Ad Platform

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Earlier this evening, we broke the news that Twitter was about to launch its new ad platform. The news has just been confirmed: moments ago, the New York Times published a report detailing the new platform, which is officially being called “Promoted Tweets”. Here are the new details outline in...
Full Details On Twitter’s Long-Awaited Ad Platform

Twitter's Costolo: Promoted Tweets And The Importance Of 'Resonance'

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With Twitter’s big announcement of how it plans to make money with Promoted Tweets out of the way, the micro-blogging service’s COO Dick Costolo took the stage at the Ad Age Digital Conference to sell the idea. “We needed to launch a platform that went everywhere tweets worked, such...
Twitter's Costolo: Promoted Tweets And The Importance Of 'Resonance'

The Facebook IPO Players Club: Dustin Moskovitz

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They were doing just fine before, but Facebook's biggest minority owners are about to be catapulted into a far more elite bracket. As we ponder what they'll do with with new millions (maybe over $4 billion for Dustin Moskovitz!), here's a look at what got them where they are today.Who...
The Facebook IPO Players Club: Dustin Moskovitz
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