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Feedback Friday: What do you think of Facebook’s Timeline feature?

December 16, 2011


As we noted on our site yesterday, Facebook users only have a week to clean up their archives on the social media site before it all becomes public with the new Timeline feature. We think it depends on how you look at it. Are you the same person and in the same profession as you […]

YouTube launches site specifically for schools, learning environments

December 12, 2011


Looks like YouTube got tired of educational institutions blocking their site in the pursuit of protecting students from potentially offensive material in its video library. Today, the arguably No. 1 social media site launched YouTube for Schools, which only allows access to videos that are deemed appropriate learning material for the classroom. YouTube for School […]

New social media show “What’s Trending” debuts

May 17, 2011


Do you know “What’s Trending?” If you don’t, maybe you should check out the social show that debuted today on, YouTube and Livestream. “What’s Trending?” is billed as a live, weekly show that isn’t just about social strategy. It is “powered by the community and social media.” The first show was reviewed as doing […]

Apologize for the interruption…

May 17, 2011


I apologize for the interruption in posting on Daily News Twist. I’ve been busy launching my business’s website Panoramic Interactive over the last month. Now that it’s off the ground, I’m returning to this hobby site. As of this moment, Daily News Twist will continue the reporting of the rebirth of journalism and the impact […]

Verizon iPhone 4 release: So what?

February 10, 2011


There were no long lines of people queuing up before the opening of Verizon, AT&T or Best Buy stores. PC World is reporting that the sales of the Verizon iPhone4 didn’t even come close to comparing to the first-day sales of AT&T’s release of the iPhone 4 about eight months ago. Another interesting tidbit from […]

The Daily has huge issues

February 8, 2011


We thought the biggest problem “The Daily,” the iPad’s new newspaper which launched Feb. 2, would have was the fact that people wouldn’t want to pay for its content. Boy, were we wrong. Turns out the download is free for the first two weeks but users have been less than thrilled with the product. Users […]

Newspaper stocks take a leap

February 7, 2011


On a good note, newspaper stocks are jumping over the last week. The Associated Press is reporting that Monday’s announcement that AOL will buy the Huffington Post for $315 million is showing that investors are still willing to buy into news organizations. We’re just excited that a newspaper can still be worth $315 million. News […]