Commander Chris Hadfield, the web's favorite astronaut, returned to Earth last week after 146 days in space. While based at the International Space Station, Hadfield treated us to a number of breathtaking photos from his Twitter account.
In this Sunday Comic, our friends Nitrozac and Snaggy at The Joy of Tech imagine what kinds of photos Commander Hadfield might start tweeting, now that he's returned to the planet
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Many bloggers stop the promotion of their content at Facebook and Twitter. Google+, however, has broadcasting components that can make the promotion of content easier and can create more interactive reader experience.
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If there was ever any question that sports are one of Twitter's hottest, most passion-inducing topics, this week should have put those doubts to rest
The microblogging network on Friday announced a deal with the NBA to stream replay highlights directly to users through in-app video posts. The clips will debut during this year's playoffs with the hashtag #NBARapidReplay. They'll be monetized through ads from Sony, Taco Bell and Sprint that will be featured with the replays
Twitter's NBA news comes on the heels of a similar deal it announced on Tuesday with sports broadcasting giant ESPN. ESPN will soon begin posting short, ad-supported video highlights directly to Twitter from events including World Cup qualifiers, college football match-ups and the X-Games Read more...
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Social marketing scientist Dan Zarella just released data that shows how including exclamation points in your tweets earn more syndication (Retweets) but less clicks.
Google Glass is about to get even more apps, from Facebook and Twitter to Tumblr and CNN.
During a “Developing for Glass” session during its Google I/O conference on Thursday, Google announced several big-name apps for the high-tech glasses, representing a vote of confidence for the technology from a number of the industry's largest players.
“We are all collectively figuring out what the best experience is with Glass,” Google's Senior Developer Advocate Timothy Jordan said during the event
Jordan talked a bit about best practices for creating apps for Glass, before showing off some new ones launching today that the company has been working with to enhance the experience Read more...
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