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Well, at Least Someone’s Making Money Off Twitter

dellguy1-150x150Dell generated some $61.1 billion in revenue last year and $57 billion the year before.

And of that $118.1 billion, $6.5 million was generated by Twitter promotions.

Which is nothing. Don’t get me wrong; it’s certainly interesting that Dell pays enough attention to the social media space that it can accurately track the sales leads generated by services like Twitter. And it is, perhaps, worth noting that the company’s leadership describes Twitter as a “very vibrant channel for us and it’s growing aggressively.”

But $6.5 million over two years? That’s not exactly going to push Dell (DELL) past Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and Acer in worldwide sales of PCs, is it?


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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald