LinkedIn Adds Ability to Follow Companies

LinkedIn, the business networking site with over 60 million professionals, is taking cues from Facebook fan pages with its new Company Following capabilities. Users opting to follow a company can see updates on new hires, open positions and company profile status updates. All of this information is found on the Companies homepage, which is similar…

Tweetie 2 Update: Twitter for iPhone Coming Soon

A recent update for the Tweetie 2 iPhone app teased that “Twitter for iPhone” is coming soon. Just last month, Twitter bought Atebits, the company behind Tweetie. Twitter CEO Evan Williams promised that Tweetie would not disappear, but that it would become the official Twitter client and be renamed Twitter for iPhone. Well, folks, it looks…

SxSWi Media Maven

SxSW was one of the most overwhelming experiences of my life thus far. Hundreds of parties and panels. Mobile scan codes everywhere. Free granola bars everywhere. It was like visiting Candy Mountain! … But not quite. Among all of the chaos and excitement, I’m pleased to report that I learned a lot and had a…

Parker Higgins and Erica Swallow Enter SurprisedSXSW

During the “How to Create a Viral Video” panel at SXSW 2010, the panelists announced a #surprisedsxsw video contest, in which participants would create viral videos based on the super popular and very viral video “Surprised Kitty“. My colleague Parker Higgins and I created three videos for the contest. Apparently, the top 20 videos will…