Twitter is one very popular and powerful social network! For many it is a news source, for others it is a way to connect with celebrities and influencers. But this 140 character micro blogging platform can also be very powerful for business, specifically lead generation!
Twitter is one big social network! With over 500 million users, 200 million that active monthly – it definitely has lots of eyeballs looking at it. For most of us that are into social networking and love tweeting most likely also viewed the official Twitter’s blog from time to time. It is a great resource to learn the latest news and happenings from the world’s second biggest social network.
Did you know there are 400 million tweets generated every day and 50% of all Americans see, read or hear about a tweet daily? As you can Twitter has become a very popular and powerful social medium and can become a great marketing tool for a business. It can be used for customer service, public relations and a quick way to share key knowledge.
You may or may not have heard but Twitter has a brand new video-sharing application call Vine, where uses can record motion and sound clips from the iOS devices and upload through the app to share on Twitter. (You can also upload it to the Vine Environment itself). Each video can be tagged with keywords and hashtags and like other social networks & video sharing sites, other users can like and comment on the video.
Sometime before the end of 2010, Twitter plans to launch a Twitter Analytics dashboard to help users identify and better understand just how followers interact with tweets. This database will help businesses acquire a better understanding of their relationship with their Twitter followers. A key note of importance about this Twitter Analytics dashboard is that it plans to be free.
Yesterday's nasty Twitter bug seems to be top news for today's headlines possible because a 17 year old, Australian boy is claiming responsibility. Mashable offers 3 top news stories in social media for today in their article, "Top 3 Stories in Social Media and Tech This Morning" as well as, more about the Twitter bug that disabled Tweets everywhere.