Robin Sloan , a former strategist and executive at Current TV, is joining Twitter to handle media partnerships. He says he’ll help “producers, reporters, developers and strategists at media organizations that want to do cool, transformative things with tweets.” He was recruited by a former colleague Chloe Sladden , who experimented with one of the earliest of uses of Twitter against a live broadcast. During the first presidential debate of the 2008 campaign, Sloan built an application that would overlay curated tweets over the bottom of the screen (see the video below)
Corner-A ArtStudio is powerful animation software that can bring to life boring static images.
Facebook has banned offer providers Gambit and Tatto Media from providing offers in games and apps on the social network.
The development is one of the results of the recent scandal around the quality of offers in social games and apps. Some of the offers have been tainted as scams because they don’t tell consumers about hidden scams or fees. Earlier today, Offerpal said that it was issuing a set of standards for its advertisers to follow in order to meet the highest ethics standards.