Friday, November 21, 2008
There has been some buzz lately on the service, Magpie. Magpie is an ad network for Twitter. The service will push out advertising tweets on your Twitter stream. You get paid based upon the number of followers you have as well as the tweet topic. All of the tweets are preface with #magpie to alert users. Jeremiah Owyang of Forrester Research performed a Magpie test today and received mostly negative reaction to it. You can read his full write up, Why Magpie’s Advertising System Is Self Diminishing.