Time Magazine Explains Twitter

Courtesy of Mashable, a preview of a Time cover story on how Twitted will “change the way we live.”

Time Magazine Explains Twitter

time.jpgWhile an appearance on Oprah back in April may have marked Twitter’s official jump into the mainstream, the coronation might be this week’s Time Magazine cover story about the company, entitled “How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live..”

The magazine – a barometer of sorts about what’s important in the world – expounds on all things Twitter, ranging from the very basics about how it works, the power of real-time search, its application ecosystem, and its cultural significance, among other things. So how does Time explain the phenomenon to its audience of more than 20 million readers, median age 47.2? Here are a few choice excerpts: Continue reading

YouTube views are setting records…

To accompany the top brands using Google post, BizJournals brings us a look at the YouTube chunk of the online video pie.

YouTube leads pack as online video views set record – Bizjournals.com


Search Engine Watch
YouTube leads pack as online video views set record
Bizjournals.com, NC
Americans watched a record 16.8 billion online videos in April, with YouTube hosting four of every 10 videos viewed over the Internet. Internet traffic tracking firm comScore says online video watching grew by 16 percent from March to April.
152 Million US Internet Users Watched 16.8 Billion Online Videos Search Engine Watch
Americans Viewed a Record 16.8 Billion Videos Online in April PR Newswire (press release)
YouTube drives video viewing to record month Computerworld

Social Media’s big time! Now featuring their own gov fund!

Communities, Innovation and Washington – New York Times

Communities, Innovation and Washington
New York Times, United States
Central to the initiative is the creation of a Social Innovation Fund housed at the Corporation for National and Community Service. Congress has authorized the fund, and President Obama’s 2010 budget allots $50 million for it to start. ….

In Preparation of IPhone 3.0, Apple Posts ITunes 8.2

In Preparation of IPhone 3.0, Apple Posts ITunes 8.2 – PC World


Techtree.com
In Preparation of IPhone 3.0, Apple Posts ITunes 8.2
PC World
Apple on Monday released iTunes 8.2, an update to its music jukebox software and online store interface for the Mac and Windows. It’s available for download through the Software Update system preference. Apple notes that iTunes 8.2 now supports iPhones
Apple sued over methods for repeat iTunes, App Store sales Apple Insider
Apple Releases itunes 8.2, quicktime 7.6.2 PC Magazine
Apple unveils new version of iTunes ahead of new iPhone software SmartCompany.com.au

Microsoft’s Online-Ad Outlook: ‘Signs of Life Everywhere’

Microsoft’s Online-Ad Outlook: ‘Signs of Life Everywhere’ – Wall Street Journal


Washington Post
Microsoft’s Online-Ad Outlook: ‘Signs of Life Everywhere’
Wall Street Journal
At a New York marketing conference, Scott Howe, who leads monetization efforts for Microsoft’s advertising unit, said “we’re seeing signs of life everywhere,” adding that the software giant expects that the third quarter, back-to-school and holiday
Bing Goes Live Today as Microsoft’s Newest Search Site MobileTechReview.com

Online Advertisers To Be Monitored?

White House Aide Warns Online Advertisers To Be Monitored – Wall Street Journal


Center For American Progress
White House Aide Warns Online Advertisers To Be Monitored
Wall Street Journal
“We face this challenge of maintaining an environment that promotes efficiency, innovation, economic prosperity, and free trade, while also promoting safety, security, civil liberties, and privacy rights of ordinary Americans,” she said.
The Obama Administration’s Silence on Privacy New York Times
Obama Team Stumps for Tech … InternetNews.com
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Our Recent Hiatus

venue09_256As many of our loyal readers have noticed, updated content on creativebuzztoday.com has been few and far between this past week.  On February 21, I took part in my first solo wedding photography shoot, and came through with what I hope to be flying colors.  This is solely due to hours and hours of preparation, at the expense of this site.  Well, Saturday has come and gone, photos are processed and we’re back on the horse. Continue reading