Emmy’s to Feature Live Tweeting on Show…uhm…OK

I don’t know what to make of this. On the one hand I like Twitter and use it actively. Only 8-20mil people world wide use the network each day. So it is not a mass medium yet. And it’s Cutesy Geek. Almost like the Emmy’s doing this erode the street cred of techie chic that Twitter users try to exude. 
But my real reason for posting is the creative aspects. This benefits Twitter immensely for exposure. Probably much more than the Emmy’s benefit. So did Twitter pay for the exposure is what I am curious about.

And more significantly: Dear Facebook….notice the Emmy’s are Tweeting Live!….not updating a Fan Page Live!


About chiefalien

Howie Goldfarb with 20 years of Sales and Marketing experience founded Blue Star Strategic Marketing in central Vermont to serve as the objective and strategic adviser of brands to help them grow and thrive. His Degree in Finance and 14 years of B2B sales to Fortune 500 companies gives him a CFO’s view of marketing. Thus bringing a dose of reality to the confusing world of jargon, spin, and hype. Also playfully known as the Chief Alien of Blue Star Strategic, Howie relishes his role as an industry outsider. A native New Yorker and former Angelino, he currently lives in the Green Mountains of Vermont and is still seeking his first moose sighting. His passions are living life, art, music, the outdoors, he tries to cook and loves the Vermont Fresh Network – local sustainability initiatives like farm to table and buying local.
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