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This Piano Was Taking Requests On Twitter

Did you catch @Stanley Piano playing on Twitter?

Stanley is a player piano (as you may have guessed) that was taking requests via Twitter. The piano isn’t active right now, but its creators from Digital Kitchen are!
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Twitter Apparently Has A “Truckload” Of Money

Although he remains mum on the specifics of Twitter’s finances, CEO Dick Costolo told the LA Times that the company has a “truckload” of cash – enough to remain private for as long as they want.
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Social Media Jobs: Jellyvision Games, PopCap Games, Socialdealer

This week, Jellyvision Games is hiring a software engineer, while PopCap Games needs a UI lead. Socialdealer is on the hunt for a senior .NET developer and TinyCo is seeking a C++ game engineer. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.

Find more great Twitter-related or other social media jobs on the AllTwitter job board. Looking to hire? Tap into our network of talented AllTwitter pros and post a risk-free job listing. For real-time openings and employment news, follow @MBJobPost.

Was It Right For Twitter To Suspend This Olympics Protest Account?

Twitter has suspended an account that has been vocal in its opposition to the Olympics.
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Twitter Brings On Two Ex-Googlers To Bolster Revenue Generation

Twitter has just made two significant hires in an effort to focus on its revenue generation.
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Salesman Is Fired For Telling Boss He’s Depressed: Twitter Rages

In most instances, I’d caution people to avoid badmouthing their employers – even former employers – on Twitter. Usually, this reflects equally, if not more, poorly on the complainer than the employer.

However, one salesman took to Twitter to complain that his employer had fired him after he told he he was depressed and seeking help – and Twitter responded with outpourings of support, rage at his employer, and plenty of legal advice.
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Watch A Map Of Early Twitter Adoption Explode Across The US [VIDEO]

We’ve heard it before: 2009 was a watershed year for Twitter. Ashton Kutcher raced CNN to a million followers, Oprah signed up, and the Iranian protests used Twitter extensively that year. But how did the US react to this new “micro-blogging” network at the time?
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Twitter Drove A Paltry 2% Of Cyber Monday And Black Friday Traffic

For those of us that foresee Twitter becoming an increasingly important tool for brands and marketers, these numbers don’t feel right: Twitter only drove 2 percent of traffic on Cyber Monday and Black Friday.
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60 Percent Of Twitter Users Say They’re More Likely To Recommend A Brand If They Follow It [STATS]

Too many small businesses are hesitant to embrace social media, citing the fact that they don’t know exactly how it will help their business make sales.

However, new reports are coming out that show exactly what social media, and Twitter specifically, can do for your business. So next time you’re trying to sell your boss or a potential client on why they should be using Twitter, here are some stats to help you out.
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