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The Facebook Dimension

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The notion of living engulfed by something else is seen all around us, almost like other dimensions. For example, Facebook is its own planet inside of the World Wide Web (remember back when everyone called it that?!). It’s a new planet that’s redefining the internet under its own terms. Facebook has taken on the characteristics…

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A Social Media Manifesto for 2010

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No one can deny that the hottest trend and topic in digital marketing, and dare I say marketing as a whole, within the past year has been Social Media. Companies are realizing that they can no longer sit on the sidelines and wait to see what happens, they must get involved and incorporate it into…

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Twitter Grows to 50 Million Tweets Per Day

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Twitter recently announced that it hit 50 million tweets per day, averaging out to about 600 tweets per second. Back in 2007, users were only tweeting about 5,000 times per day. Last year, the number of tweets grew 1,400-percent to about 35 million tweets per day. These numbers display the microblogging website’s increasing popularity and…

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Google Buzz vs. Everything Else

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Yesterday, Jeremiah Owyang of Web Strategy published a blog post that weighed in on his opinion of the freshly released “Google Buzz.” So what is Google Buzz? Google’s answer to social networks like Twitter and Facebook that attempts to incorporate and aggregate the chatter on all existing social networks. Many users have compared the feed…

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Twitter Now Tracking Local Trends

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Twitter recently unveiled a new feature that allows users to view trending topics according to city or country. Prior to the update, Twitter users were only able to see major topics of discussion worldwide on Twitter. With more localized trending topics, users can track trends more relevant to themselves (for example, the Celtics, for Boston…

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