The BBC has added Facebook, Live Messenger and Twitter integration to its iPlayer service, a beta version of which opened to the public today. Twitter, Facebook and Windows Live Messenger will be linked to a user’s “BBC ID” which they get when they register on BBC.co.uk.
The BBC is embracing the social Web, confirming that Facebook, Twitter and Bebo integration will be part of the future of iPlayer. BBC future media chief, Erik Huggers, confirmed these plans when speaking with The Telegraph. As he explains it, the plan begins with integration of these services into iPlayer, […]
We have Apple versus Google, now prepare yourselves for the social media wars, as Digg revamps its service to take on Facebook and Twitter. The most notable new feature? Make a Digg submission without logging in. Twitter fights back with @anywhere. Let the games begin.
Some interest here at news that London-based rocker Noush Skaugen is to perform live at Twitter’s San Fran HQ tomorrow (Friday). Noush Skaugen has the distinction of being Twitter’s number one unsigned artist with 1.2 million followers (Stephen Fry has 1.3 million followers). Skaugen’s performance will streamed live at www.noushskaugen.com/live […]
Coming in fresh from the “this band gets digital” department comes news of Virgin act, A Fine Frenzy, who are celebrating the recruitment of their millionth follower on Twitter with the release of a free download. To celebrate the moment and to thank fans, the band is tweeting a free […]
Guy Kawasaki loves it, Facebook wants it, but Twitter won’t sell to the social networking service, at least not right now. We reported on Facebook’s failed $500 million all-stock deal for Twitter last month, and now it seems money and monetization stood in the way of the deal. Discussing the […]
Facebook could potentially lose a critical digital music application, as the popular iLike service is seeking a purchaser, according to MediaMemo. While the company is actively hunting an acquirer, there’s no imminent purchaser on the horizon, the report explains. “Nothing imminent nor active discussions,” a company spokesman said.
Facebook has failed in its bid to acquire Twitter for $500 million in stock following several weeks of intensive discussion, Kara Swisher reports for D: All Things Digital. A deal between the two companies has been whispered of for weeks, but there was in fact meat on rumour’s bone, the […]
Former Apple evangelist and serial entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki explains why Twitter is the leading casual social networking. Oh, and social networks “broaden the mind” because you get to communicate with so many people from so many places.