Best Tweets from Past Week

I have been so immersed in Twitter the last couple of weeks, that I’ve forsaken my blogging passion for the 140 character posts! If you are not on Twitter, well, um, you should follow us: @sandrafathi, @lesliecampisi, @yasminbendror And if you missed our tweets, I thought of summing up the best ones over the passed… Continue reading

Tons of Twaffic for SocCom Tomorrow in NYC

Tweeple tweeting and bloggers blogging…there is lots of buzz and excitement in the social media air about SocCom tomorrow! There are over 175 people registered. I’m looking forward to hearing Jeff Pulver, Jeff Jarvis, Chris Brogan, David Kirkpatrick, Gary Vaynerchuk and all the other speakers cover all aspects of the social communications landscape. Hey, it’s… Continue reading

Feb 10th: The Social Communications Summit. It’s happening in NYC!

I’m really looking forward to attending and participating in the The Social Communications Summit – SocComm – this comingTuesday, Feb 10th. Its produced by Jeff Pulver and will be exploring the state of “Social Communications” today and where things are headed in the future. See the new updated Agenda with a fantastic line of speakers… Continue reading

Takeaways from the Real-Time Communications Conference

Yesterday the Affect team sponsored and attended the Real-Time Communications Conference in NYC put together by the Business Development Institute (BDI) I thought it was a great gathering: The keynote speaker was Ray Kerins, VP Worldwide Communications, Pfizer. The panel that followed was moderated by Melanie Milstein, author of Twitter and the Micro-Messaging Revolution with… Continue reading

Twitter Moms vs. Johnson & Johnson

In the Motrin mamma mania of the past two weeks, offended and tech savvy Twitter, blogger and YouTube mom’s brought down Big Pharma J&J McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit’s new Motrin ad that launched online and in print. The controversial “negative” ad seriously offended “babywearers” and moms nationwide who felt that it implied moms wear babies… Continue reading

The Wall Street Journal today: Twitter Goes Mainstream

I read a great article this morning in The Wall Street Journal that’s worth reading: Twitter Goes Mainstream: A lot more people — and businesses — are finding new ways to tweet Yes, Twitter is creeping into the mainstream, slowly but surely…

Corporations take note: Twitter is here

Following Sandra’s blog on Twitter last week (see April 25), I have to concur that Twitter is becoming a powerful communication tool that’s being underestimated and shouldn’t be overlooked. Especially by corporations. I’ve been following the Comcast/Twitter customer satisfaction dissatisfaction story of Michael Arrington (from the influential and highly read blog, TechCrunch) who was one… Continue reading

Student Uses Twitter to Save Himself from Egyptian Jail

Walter caught this article on CNN.com just a few hours ago about a University of California – Berkeley student, named James Karl Buck, who used Twitter to reach out to friends to let them know that he had been arrested in Mahalla, Egypt, while covering an anti-government protest. Friends on his Twitter network secured a lawyer for… Continue reading