Now The Streets are giving away music on Twitter
The Streets mainman Mike Skinner is the latest artist to use his Twitter feed as a distribution mechanism for music
April 15, 2009
Lily Allen using Twitter for gig tickets hunt
It hasn't been press released, we just stumbled on it, but Lily Allen is using Twitter in a neat way around her current tour. She's hiding pairs of gig tickets in and around the cities where she's playing, then Twittering...
April 7, 2009
K’naan launches fan UGC lyrics contest… on Twitter!
Somali-Canadian rapper K'Naan IS using Twitter, except it's fans providing the lyrics.He's launched a contest inviting fans to download an instrumental of his People Like Me track, and then submit their suggested lyrics via...
April 6, 2009
Report claims Google to buy Twitter
Google is in negotiations to acquire Twitter, according to a report on TechCrunch - although its sources disagree on whether the negotiations are in their early or late stages.
April 3, 2009
Is Twitter hiring a VIP Concierge for celebrities?
TechCrunch has a report on a job opening at Twitter for a "VIP Concierge" tasked with making sure celebrities on the micro-blogging service are happy and using it properly, while signing up new celebs.
March 31, 2009
Courtney Love sued for MySpace libel
Not just MySpace, either, but Twitter too. Fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir is suing Courtney Love for "menacing and disturbing" statements made by the latter on MySpace and Twitter.
March 30, 2009
The One Where Rachel Dumped Her Man Because Of Twitter
Sorry, we've turned into Heat magazine for the final story today. The Telegraph is reporting that actress Jennifer Aniston has split (again!) from musician John Mayer - and it's all Twitter's fault.
March 24, 2009
Twitter continues to ramp up in the US
The latest comScore figures reveal that four million people in the US visited Twitter.com in February - up from 2.6 million in January.
March 16, 2009
Crazy Beat Music launches “tweviews” feature
No, despite what you might think, tweviews aren't a bunch of Belle & Sebastian fans comparing cardigans. That would be tweeviews.
March 13, 2009
Finding the right brand voice on Twitter
What's that? You don't have a "brand voice"? For shame! Apparently it's quite important if you're launching a corporate presence on Twitter, at least according to Agency.com's Kai Turner.
March 10, 2009
Our 10 favourite tweets from the Pirate Bay trial
There's no doubt that the just-concluded (apart from the verdict) trial of The Pirate Bay's founders is a big, big deal for everyone concerned. With a verdict due in mid-April, both sides of the file-sharing debate...
March 9, 2009