Tag Archives: Wired

Presidential Candidates: Want Free Ads? It’s a Snap(chat)!

The news media love to label things, and presidential elections are no exception. So 2000 was the Hanging Chad Election, 2004 was the Internet Election, 2008 was the Facebook Election, and 2012 was the Twitter Election (with this dissent). But the … Continue reading

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Conde Nast Pimps Out Its Editors To Advertisers

Newspapers and magazines have routinely rented out their front pages and covers to advertisers over the past few years, turning their banners into another kind of banner ad. But Conde Nast plows new ground on its December covers by pimping … Continue reading

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Over Five Billion (Tweets) Served

Twitter – The Official Microblog of People With Nothing Else to Do – has (according to itself) surpassed 5,000,000,000 tweets, as the (U.K.) Telegraph reports. Headline: Twitter’s five billionth tweet – the ‘pentagigatweet’ – sent The pentagigatweet. Sweet. Also sweet: … Continue reading

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