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Theater Gives Free Seats to Viewers Who Live-Tweet Its Shows

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While seat-kicking and talking in a theater will likely incite the ire of fellow seatmates, using your smartphone may soon lose its taboo status. The Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, R.I. has designated a section of its theater for “tweet seats” since last spring. Located in the back two rows to avoid distracting patrons, […]

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Facebook Cuts Ties With Twitter’s Vine

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Facebook has blocked Twitter’s new Vine app from being able to find your Facebook friends on the service. The app launched this morning, and previously offered users a way to see which of their Twitter and Facebook friends were also using the service, in addition to contacts stored in their phone. A request to search […]

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Super Bowl Advertisers’ Buzz Comes via the Water Cooler, Not Twitter

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The teams for the Super Bowl are now set. Callers to sports radio shows and pundits on cable TV will debate who has the better chance to win and why. At the same time, marketing pundits are gearing up to assess who will get the most bang for the $4 million being invested for each 30 second […]

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Twitter’s Video Sharing App, Vine, is Live in the App Store

Twitter has officially launched its Vine video sharing app in the App Store, as announced on the company blog. With Instagram taking the world by storm, and subsequently selling to Facebook for $1 billion, the question on everyone’s minds has been who will be able to do the same thing with video? Twitter’s been thinking […]

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Twitter Gets Political: Every Senator, 90% of House Tweet

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All 100 United States Senators are now using Twitter, while 90% of House of Representatives are on the network, according to Twitter. Those numbers have increased dramatically in the past two years: When the 112th Congress began in 2011, 44% of the Senate and 35% of the House were on Twitter, said the company in […]