Because some things are worth more than a box of cereal is a rant from The Bloggess. It points out a lot of what bloggers have to put up with these days. The other day I wrote a review of a web app called xtranormal. It seemed obvious enough that I was writing the review out of personal curiosity and not because I was asked to by anyone. But I do get asked to review many, many web apps. If I do review anything because of a PR campaign, I’ll tell you the story of why I’m writing about it.
Republicans in Congress Are More Active and More Popular on Twitter. Twitter may make a difference in the upcoming U.S. midterm elections. That shouldn’t be news to anyone. Social media influenced the 2008 elections. But the Republicans are running with it right now.