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The Tweeting Seat

Interestingly ingenius – that’s how I”ll describe this invention. I found this story on the Core77 Design website and thought it was definitely something that should be shared with THE Tech Scoop readership as well. Conceived by Chris McNicoll, the @tweetingseat is a new addition to the Botanical Gardens in Dundee, Scotland. Essentially, every time someone sits on the bench, a …

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SXSW Flashmob [Unofficial]

Some of you may know that I’m headed to Austin, Texas for SXSW in a couple weeks. I’m looking forward to the networking experience, the music, and yes the parties. I just found out that there is an unofficial flashmob that is scheduled to take place on March 12th. By pure definition of a flashmob – not many people are …

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#KloutChat

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The Standard for Online and Internet Influence – Klout is hosting their 1st ever Twitter Chat. We’ll be participating in the event, which is scheduled for 3pm PST today ( 2/17/11). Below is your virtual window into the event. We’ll be aggregating the session AND offering a means for you to engage with the Twitter Chat as well. KloutChat [note: …

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Spitting Tiger Fined in Dubai

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Tiger Woods still isn’t winning any golf tournaments. He’s also not making any new friends in the business of golf. Tiger has been fined by the European Tour for spitting during the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic. The tour says tournament director Mike Stewart reviewed the incident, which took place Sunday on the 12th green, and ‘there has …

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iPads vs. iPhones: Tweet It [viral video]

Yeah this is going to go viral – you’ll be seeing this on the major cable news channels in the coming weeks – I guarantee it. Check out this Apple-themed Twitter anthem that very cleverly spoofs Michael Jackson’s Beat It song and video. Peter Furia, Beau Lewis and David Fine are The Pantless Knights; the team behind this. Keep up …

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Twitter Adds New Power Twitter Functionality

When I interact through Twitter, I typically use a 3rd-party tool; TweetDeck, HootSuite, or something like that. That being said, today, I wanted to take a look at some Twitter Lists and logged into twitter.com (yes that is still the best place to see that information)…What I happened upon was some added functionality in the header bar I can do …

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Twitter vs. Facebook [the infographic]

If you’re on the social interweb, you’re using both tools. In fact, many businesses launched within the past 1-2 years are literally built around and fully dependent on Twitter and Facebook. So the value and worth is unquestionably there. But step back and look at their impact on the overall web experience. How do Twitter and Facebook match up against …

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Gift Idea: Book of Tweets

More and more people are on Twitter everyday – expressing themselves, interacting and networking with folks the world over. Twitter has essentially become THE go-to place for many of us when it comes to getting up-to-the-minute information and updates on news, current events, and the scores when our favorite sports team is playing. One pretty well-known Twitterer, Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) …

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Klout Perks and The Sacramento Kings

I’m going to Arco Arena this Saturday afternoon to check out the Sacramento Kings. That’s nothing new – I’ve been to many games and have been cheering the team on since the Reggie Theus, Mitch Richmond, and Chris Webber days. What’s different this time around is that my online social media connections has gotten me a personal invite to hang …

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Who Influences You On Twitter?

There’s no mistaking or denying the prevalence of Twitter within many of our daily lives nowadays. For many, it is one of the top resources for gaining timely news and insight to the happenings within our world. Personally I can’t recall when was the last time I reached for a newspaper first to get news (as opposed to heading to the interweb). …

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Follow Phil Schiller on Twitter

Phil Schiller, you know, the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing at Apple – well he’s now a verified Twitter user. According to his timeline, he does tweet occasionally, with his last update earlier today. This should be fun. Check him out @pschiller [hat tip TNW] » Inline Ad Purchase:  Intext Link

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Follow Tiger Woods on Twitter

Tiger Woods, in his own words, has “finally decided to try out Twitter.” Even though his first tweet went out on June 26, 2009 he hasn’t said much since then except shouting out some of his social profiles. I think he’s been kinda busy these past few months… Anyways, follow him – I’m certain there will be some good tweets …

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Twezr: Your Entire Social Life – In One iApp

We are creatures of the interweb – so much of what we do nowadays is centered around our social lives such that there are entire businesses, and industries focused on what we once called, The Digital Life (I hope that’s not a trademarked phrase, if so – my bad…) Being an avid member of the Mac Cult and an early …

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How To Get On Techmeme

Technology powerhose blog Techmeme is really the cream of the crop when it comes to where a blogger wants their posts to show up. Yeah, Mashable, Techcrunch, Ars Technica and Gawker are really good, but the real geeky “insiders” start their news aggregation search at Techmeme. So how in the world do you get listed there and take your site …

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Twitter’s Big Announcement

Twitter is making a HUGE announcement today – happening right now. Follow the livestream below for all the latest. The New Twitter.com was announced today providing an easier, faster, and richer experience. unfortunately, it is only rolling out today to a select few (those that were invited to the press conference) – damnit !!! Twitter is the best way to discover …

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Twitter's Big Announcement

Twitter is making a HUGE announcement today – happening right now. Follow the livestream below for all the latest. The New Twitter.com was announced today providing an easier, faster, and richer experience. unfortunately, it is only rolling out today to a select few (those that were invited to the press conference) – damnit !!! Twitter is the best way to discover …

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Dedicated Servers For Big Twitter Peeps

You know the big influential Twitter Peeps – Obama, Gaga, Kutcher, Bieber, Kardashian, etc. – well not only do they have millions of followers each; they also have servers within the Twitter data center dedicated to each of them personally. Kinda makes sense right? A ton of traffic to those profiles requires a good deal of compute power. Per a …

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Amber Mac Talks Power Friending

You gotta love Amber Mac (@ambermac). She’s written a book that all of us on the interweb can relate to – we all use social media tools, be they Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc. but are we using these tools and getting the most positive results? Amber’s book Power Friending: Demystifying Social Media to Grow Your Business is a must read …

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Ochocinco Fined For Twitter Use

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It’s still early preseason and Ochocinco is already getting fined by the NFL for something – and it’s his Twitter use !! The National Football League has fined wide receiver Chad Ochocinco $25,000 for the timing of his tweets. The league said Tuesday that Ochocinco’s messages appeared on his Twitter page during a prohibited time at the Cincinnati Bengals versus Philadelphia …

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Vitamin Water: Time To Collect

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The next interweb video to go viral is here – it’s the “Time To Collect” Vitamin Water video featuring fantasy football lawyer Norman Tugwater. Before you fantasy enthusiasts get confused and start making phone calls – Tugwater don’t exist ! Gary Busey is the man with the crazy hair soliciting his services, with assistance from Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian …

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