AdAge sparked a flurry on Twitter Monday with a juicy essay, RIP, the Press Release (1906-2010) -- and Long Live the Tweet, by @SimonDumenco. [caption id="attachment_3985" align="alignnone" width="604" caption="Tweetmeme Captures The Retweets"][/caption] The flurry featured a lot of straight retweets, a few "huhs?" and at least three rebuttals. Mine was one of them: …continue reading →
Dear @SimonDumenco: What a great whoosh of hot air to jumpstart this cool, gray, damp Seattle Monday!
[The] news media has a nifty new way of "reporting" entertainment news: regurgitating celebrity tweets. It wasn't that long ago that a celebrity with something "important" to put out there, like an apology, would automatically say it through a tightly controlled protocol, like a set of engineered sound bites delivered via a well-staged interview. Now 140 characters or fewer suffices.…continue reading →