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What to make of Twitter #music

Last week it finally happened: Twitter launched its own music service in Twitter #music. This is “a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter.” Like so many other music and content-oriented services out there, Twitter is trying to crack the holy grail that is ‘discovery’. Here are three reasons why […]

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Do you have Klout?

What is the appeal of Klout, a service which provides social media analytics that measures a user’s influence across their social network? The Klout Score uses data from a user’s social networks like Twitter and Facebook in order to measure: True Reach – This measures the number of people you influence. It concentrates on the people who […]

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Social Media

How social media reacted to Bin Laden’s death

I just came across some interesting stats by Mashable on “How the Social Web Reflected on Bin Laden’s Death”. A day after the news of the killing of Osama Bin Laden broke, it’s interesting to reflect on the role social media played in the breaking and sharing of this news. Moreover, Twitter and Facebook really […]

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HoverMe adds social context to the people you follow

I’m pretty sure there must be quite a few people out there who find it a pain to have to look at other people’s profiles in a separate places like Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Wouldn’t it be neat if there was a functionality to connect the various social profiles of each individual user? HoverMe is […]