Ever since Google introduced PubSubHubbub (aka PuSH) to the world, blog platforms (both large and small) could finally provide “real time RSS” to feed services like Google Reader, Bloglines and of course the ghost town known as Friendfeed. Blogger was (not surprisingly) one of the first to adopt this technology, followed quickly by Typepad, Tumblr, MovableType, […]
In this week’s Movable Type Monday, we’ve got a selection of Twitter plugins, Google Buzz for Action Streams, a plugin for unpublishing posts, and more.
As you are probably aware of by now, Twitter is finally going to unleash ads upon the masses in order to help keep the lights on. While rumors are still speculating on whether those ads will be within the tweet stream, it looks like All Things D suspects that Twitter will instead place ads within […]
Earlier today Mashable linked to a story upon GigaOM announcing that Twitter–a social network loved by numerous bloggers, is about to embrace tweet advertising. (GigaOM) According to one source in the media industry, Twitter may launch its new advertising platform at the South by Southwest conference, which starts March 12. The social network is apparently working […]
If you have been following the drama over in the Blackberry App World, you probably know by now that the company is planning on developing a corporate app for Twitter and releasing it for free (hat tip: Mashable) (Inside Blackberry) The Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones application has been designed to take advantage of the BlackBerry platform […]
In this week’s Movable Type Monday, we discuss the new MT5, a plugin that adds Twitter API support to your blog, debugging training, and more.
TweetDeck, an iPhone app that is seriously underpriced (I’d pay $3 for it, but free is good too) now supports Geo-tagging and native retweets. Users have the option of turning on geotagging, enabling friends (and potential stalkers) to chart your daily route as you tweet across the map. TweetDeck also now (finally) supports native retweets, […]
Echofon, the worlds most popular Twitter iPhone app (at least they were last year) has revamped their app by adding additional power that was lacking (at least compared to it’s rivals Tweetie and Twittelator). Here is their press release, followed by my thoughts after giving it a brief test run (since my time was limited […]
Outbound links from Twitter and Facebook currently don’t pass any link juice. However, that may soon change since the sites have become common places to share links.
In this week’s Movable Type Monday, we have news about the latest MT 5 beta, an update to the SmartTrim plugin, designer documentation, and more.