Twitter Really Really Connects

05/20/2010 03:05 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Shelly Palmer Business Advisor, Author, Commentator and Host of Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living.

May 20, 2010 - Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

Long-lost Twitter: It's the same old story. Guy uses Twitter to send a message to someone he suspects is his long-lost brother, and it turn out that he is his long-lost brother. Nope, you can't make this stuff up. Matthew Keys and Adam Smith, two long-lost brothers connected on Twitter. And, the kicker, they only live 10 minutes away from each other. Hey, this social media stuff is pretty powerful.

Official Twitter For iPhone: Here's something else to tweet about, Twitter has launched it's new iPhone app. Not surprisingly, it looks a lot like Tweetie, mostly because that's what it is. If you remember, Twitter acquired Tweetie so they wouldn't have to build their iPhone app from scratch.

Google Launches WebM: Google announced its latest plans for global domination. At least, world wide web video domination. It's called WebM and it's an open-source, royalty-free software platform that Google hopes developers will use to make video play everywhere. We'll see.

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