How your website’s speed will now play in where you show up in Google’s search results. Twitter reveals a new feature, how this could impact businesses and Twitter users. And get your Gleek on, Glee returns to TV this week but not after a few Glee viral videos hit the web. We’ll take a look at some of them in today’s social media news brief for Wednesday, April 14, 2010. (more…)
Promoted Tweet Tag
Twitter has launched it’s advertising platform, which many have been anticipating for months. Obviously, Twitter has to make money some how and today is the day that ad’s are introduced to the site. And like Biz Stone said back in November, “It’s going to be amazing.” The best part seems to be that the ad platform seems to be well liked in the first hour of it’s debut.
Unlike most ad’s which can take up plenty of room, ad’s on Twitter come in a small box underneath a tweet, saying “Promoted by…” which will come up in search results. In all honesty, it doesn’t take up to much room and doesn’t make the site look awful, however it’s still noticeable, which is good news for businesses that are going to want to jump on board. (more…)