A glance at Twitter these days might prompt one to wonder why all of our celebrities are suddenly expiring en masse. It used to be said that deaths come in threes—now the daily news cycle arrives like a plague, cutting down one cultural luminary after another.
Of course, notable deaths aren’t on the upswing—but chatter Read More
RepWeiner Anthony Weiner ”reduce spending in the tax code” i love it. i prefer “fairness” but i quibble.2 hours ago
RepWeiner Anthony Weiner Funny thing. Ryan agrees that the health care Read More
StumbleUpon just responded by email to The Observer’s earlier story about how the Gawker redesign dropped Twitter and StumbleUpon in favor of just Facebook.
“Late last year, Gawker acknowledged StumbleUpon as its second largest source of social site referrals, behind only Facebook. Without our badges on their sites, we expect less Gawker content to Read More
The Mayor’s office announced today the hiring of the city’s first CDO– Chief Digital Officer.
The Mayor’s office of Media and Entertainment tasked Rachel Sterne with streamlining the administration’s digital footprint in order to establish more partnerships with private institutions through social media.
“It’s vital that the City stay at the edge of innovation so Read More
Check-ins, game mechanics, Facebook, Twitter–the new New York Knicks fan site has it all, with mobile on the way.
The central feature of the new site, KnicksNow.com, is real-time Twitter and Facebook feeds from players, staff and fans, MediaPost reported. There’s also a full-time blogger covering the team.
The team’s marketing agency, MSG Sports, Read More
For anyone who has ever felt like the U.S. Department of the Treasury is a tad inaccessible, we’re happy to report some heartening news. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has started a blog, called “Treasury Notes,” on the U.S. Treasury website. There’s even a cute photo up top of Mr. Geithner writing a little note Read More