The social network is hoping to add to its existing deals with ESPN and the Weather Channel, and up the news and entertainment content on its site to increase user engagement. A source claims that Twitter would stream videos and promotions, splitting the resulting ad revenue with the networks.
The number of blogs hosted by microblogging site Tumblr just surpassed the number of "real" blogs hosted by venerable old-timer WordPress. Here's what we can glean about the future of blogging and social networks like Twitter from Tumblr's explosive growth.
Photo-based life-blogging phenomenon DailyBooth just revealed it's raised around $6 million in venture capital to grow the young company dramatically. The upshot: Your next status updates may be photos, not text.