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British Supreme Court Approves Tweeting From Court

The British Supreme Court are fans of Twitter, it seems. The court announced yesterday that journalists, legal teams and members of the public will be allowed to tweet – sorry, I mean create “live text based communications” – from the courtroom in most cases that the court hears, because doing so may be in the greater public …

TweetDeck Launches Deck.ly For Longwinded Users

Tweetdeck has decided that 140 characters isn’t enough anymore. The company has announced Deck.ly, a new service that allows users to post tweets longer than 140 characters. Similar to the already existing Twitlonger, Deck.ly will let users post longer tweets that will be linked to on Twitter and then available to read in full on a …

Google Moves Into The Movie Recommendation Business

Google wants to know what movies you’ve really liked recently. No, its not because the company is thinking of getting you a DVD and doesn’t really know what you like; instead, it’s purchased fflick, an online service that works as a movie recommendation engine by checking what your Twitter friends think of any particular title.

The …

bln.kr Helps Bands Track Their Tracks

Gone are the days when spreading the word about a new band meant handing out homemade CDs. With the growing importance of social media marketing in the music world, bln.kr wants to help emerging and amateur bands share their tracks and manage their social media profiles.

Think of bln.kr as the musical cousin of link shortener bit.ly …

Can You Tell When a Celeb’s Tweet is #Endorsed?

When actress Elizabeth Hurley tweets that she loves a specific Estee Lauder product, she could be getting paid the big bucks to say so. Since the actress has been the face of the brand for over 15 years, it seems like quite the coincidence that every once and awhile she gives Estee Lauder shout out.

Although the FTC ruled late last …

Twitter Trash Talk Takes Courtney Love To Court

Twitter may be an easy way to share your thoughts with the world without too much filtering, but an upcoming court case may prove that that’s not necessarily a good thing. Fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir is suing Courtney Love for defamation based on the Hole singer’s tweet tirade against her.

In March 2009, Love – upset after …

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