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Can You Win The #GameOfMarketing?

Can you win the #GameOfMarketing?

Well, now’s your chance to find out, courtesy of this amusing piece of viral marketing from those winning folks at Another Marketing Conference, which takes place Tuesday, June 25th, Cambridge, UK.

As they say, working in marketing can feel a bit like a boardgame sometimes – every time you think you are moving forward something takes you by surprise and brings you back down to earth with a bump. So, they designed this board game (which is laugh-out-loud funny in parts), as a way to test the mettle of your common or garden marketer. Or anybody thinking about signing up for that job.

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Twitter Talks Trust And Simplicity

Whenever Dick Costolo speaks, people find deeper meaning in it. Maybe that’s why he likes to stay on point and keep things simple – minimalistic. You know, kind of like how he envisions Twitter running.

Huh?

Yes, the platform that has added Vine, Music and advertising/social TV enhancements up the wazoo sees its efforts as working toward paring the service down.

Maybe they’ll get a reality show to cover this transformation, like Breaking Amish, but opposite.

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Hootsuite Offers Twitter Security Alerts To Help Protect Your Accounts

Do you live in fear of the Syrian Electronic Army hacking your Twitter account? Or do you have a CEO with less than stellar social media skills? Or maybe you belong on our Twit List as someone who outsources “social” to interns and kinda deserve whatever public embarrassment you get.

But regardless of the scenario, a little Twitter security couldn’t hurt. For at the end of the day, even the most savvy social-ites are at risk.

And guess what? Hootsuite’s got yo’ back:

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Best Support Ticket Ever Claiming Twitter’s API Is Pulling Tweets From The Future

With alerts set up for certain keywords and phrases – and one searching for “Twitter API” issues, there are interesting results from time to time. And man, did it surface the BEST support ticket ever today.

There’s really no good way to summarize it, so you’ll find it in full below. Thank you for this, @timebot. Thank you.

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Insider’s Guide To AllTwitter Marketing Conference, June 4, San Francisco

The first-ever AllTwitter Marketing Conference (June 4, SF) is now just a few days away, and with a lineup that includes PeopleBrowsr, Buffer, Nestivity, DataSift, Topsy, Mass Relevance, the San Francisco Giants, Rallyverse and NASA, this is one event that you don’t want to miss!

(Register before June 4 and save!)

In this post we’ll take a closer look at the scheduled sessions, panels and speakers for the 2013 #AllTwitterConf.

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Man Threatens Obama On Twitter, Receives Prison Sentence

Turns out Thumper was right: If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothing at all.”

Such was the lesson learned by one Donte Jamar Sims, a 22-year-old man sentenced to six months of prison yesterday for threatening President Obama on Twitter.

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It Was Only A Matter Of Time: World’s First Vine Proposal

Strangely, I’ve covered social media marriage proposals twice here on AllTwitter in the last five months.

Here’s another to add to the list: Curt Buthman, an L.A. business consultant, used Vine to propose to girlfriend Marsha Collier on Tuesday night.

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Twitter Updates Its Android And iPhone Apps With Seamless Photo Sharing

This week, Twitter rolled out updates to its Android and iPhone apps that make mobile tweeting more seamless than ever.

Here’s a quick rundown of the mobile updates.

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Cambridge University Linguists Tap Into Twitter To Study Welsh Language

Oh, those University of Cambridge professors.

First, they perform live Twitter experiments, showing how the interconnectivity of hashtags in tweets is just like the human brain network.

Now, they’ve published research that taps into Twitter to study how the usage of one of the U.K.’s Celtic languages, Welsh, is changing.

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68% Of Millennials Get Their News From Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

How do millennials get their news? Well, according to a new Ypulse study, more than two-thirds (68 percent) of 14-30 year-olds ride the information curve on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, which ranked first as a news source ahead of word of mouth (63 percent), news websites (62 percent) and television (55 percent).

Overall, social media ranked second as a primary source of news (behind news websites). However, 66 percent are not confident that the news they receive from any source is accurate, and 67 percent would rather be the last to know so long as the information was true.

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