Weekly Round Up 25.07.09

Social Network aggregator Digsby has hit one million users and they have now started an affiliate program that pays fans $1 for every new user they sign up.

The BBC has reported that a braodband supplier in Hull is instigating a three strikes rule for anyone caught file-sharing. Internet users in Hull can’t change suppliers as Kingston Communications, the company owning broadband supplier Kangaroo, are the only providers in the town.

Twitter have launched a Business 101 service, providing businesses who are new to Twitter and don’t know how to use it, with a starting point. This is the first step in a new business model for the micro-blogging service, and certainly an interesting one at that.

Razorfish have created a SIM (Social Influence Marketing) score for brands engaging online, reports Social Times. This is an interesting development and I’ll be keen to see this tracked over the course of the next 12-18 months and to discover how much the score fluctuates.


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