10 Interesting things that happened in September

  1. Twitter announced that it had 145 million registered users.
    - Could it surpass Facebook one day?

  2. Google launched Google Instant.
    - How will this affect consumer behaviour with regards to search results?

  3. Wal-Mart announced a mobile phone plan under its own brand name.
    - Disruptive? I think so.

  4. Twitter launched a new interface, so did Digg.
    - People seem to like Twitter's ... can't say the same for Digg, but Kevin Rose will not give up easily.

  5. Foursquare rolled out a program for Universities.
    - Harvard seems to be at the forefront of this, really every school everywhere should be.

  6. Mark Zuckerberg donated $100 million to the Newark Public School system.
    - Philanthropic or PR move before the launch of the social network? I stray toward the former.

  7. Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab.
    - Nemesis to iPad.

  8. AOL launched Project Devil.
    - Could this actually make display ads engaging?

  9. RIM announced the BlackBerry PlayBook.
    - Sticking to its guns by targeting the enterprise market, but isn't the consumer market bigger?

  10. The Nielsen Company announced the development of Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings.
    - How much of a brand's budget will be devoted to social media now?