Category: Notions

Just a place for random thoughts and quirky notions while sipping tea.

Twitter is fully in crash and burn mode

It burns from the inside, from the CEO down.

Advertisers like the new timeline, if Twitter can pull it off

One advertising executive who is familiar with the test run of the new feature said the company does not seem have the technical capabilities to pull off the algorithm. Tweets show up seemingly arbitrarily, and the system tends to skip over long gaps of time.

Twitter wants you to see the 'best' tweets first | Technology | The Guardian

Careful With Your Hashtags

#Thanksgetting ???


Verizon shows where it can go wrong.

The offer is for an extra GB of data.

A Twitter search of the officially promoted hashtag though #Thanksgetting reveals that the Twitterverse sees through the commercial spill and does not agree with the messaging of this campaign.

Of course, this is the same company that brings UIDH tracking to its customers for ad targeting based on their browsing habits.

Lesson: Don't be greedy with hashtags. Getting is not the same as giving — especially when it's getting more customer data out of a campaign.