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Attack on Twitter May Raise Issues for Digital Marketers

by Allen Weiner  |  February 19, 2013  |  Comments Off

The recent hack on Twitter which put 250,000 user accounts at risk couldn’t have come at a worse time, preceding one of the social network’s major co-marketing efforts. Twitter’s security people say it was “the work of professionals” which is not comforting to those who contemplated, post cyberattack, to link their Twitter accounts to their Amex cards […]

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Did Twitter Nuke Bruno at the Box Office?

by Allen Weiner  |  July 14, 2009  |  3 Comments

The cognoscente’s meme of the day is whether or not harsh words on Twitter cut off Sasha Baron Cohen’s “Bruno’s” U.S. box office hopes at the knees. Time’s noted film critic Richard Corliss believes that a decline in opening day revenue to the following day was due in part to bad cyberword of mouth. That […]


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Coverage from SXSW

by Allen Weiner  |  March 11, 2009  |  2 Comments

Sunday, March 15 marks my introduction to the multimedia wonders that await me at SXSW in Austin. Until Tuesday, the focus is on “interactive” followed by music from Wednesday on with film running throughout. It will be a busman’s holiday (there’s a term you just don’t hear enough) in that I will be “reporting” from […]


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Online Coverage of the Inauguration

by Allen Weiner  |  January 20, 2009  |  1 Comment

As someone who vividly recalls the day JFK was sworn in, I am trying to draw parallels between 1961 and 2009 (aside from the fact that JFK’s historic day was shown only on three TV networks). I am hoping the massive online and broadcast coverage helps provide me insight. I will be deploying multiple PCs […]

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Now That’s TV 2.0: Hacking the Debate

by Allen Weiner  |  October 3, 2008  |  1 Comment

Now that’s a TV 2.0 experience No matter what side of the aisle you sit on, you have to point to Twitter and Current TV as two of the real winners of the VP debate. By combining a live stream of the debate with a Twitter feed, the net result was a steady stream of […]

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Other Places I Lurk

by Allen Weiner  |  September 17, 2008  |  Comments Off

Here are some other places I hang out in the Web 2.0 world: Follow me on Twitter Check out my YouTube videos (especially if you like baseball): Go here Visit my long-standing videoblog: It lives here I also am on Facebook (just search my name) A number of my videos are on Blip.TV (high res […]

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And Then There Are Newspapers Who Don’t Get It

by Allen Weiner  |  September 15, 2008  |  Comments Off

A Colorado newspaper reporter (from the Rocky Mountain News) Twittered from a three-year-old’s funeral.

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