Ashton Kutcher and UberMedia launch a Twitter App

UberMedia announced today that they have teamed up with actor Aston Kutcher to create his very own Twitter client, named A.Plus (based on Kutcher’s Twitter handle). The free application is available now at APlus-app.com.

CEO Bill Gross said in his blog “we’re very excited to help Ashton create his very own Twitter client. It’s a Windows and Mac Desktop client that we think you will love. It has 8 channels curated personally by Ashton, and a killer live-preview functionality (with a built-in browser) so you can see the links contained inside of Tweets live as you browse.”

Ashton says, “What we’ve built is a social media surfing device with curated channels to enhance the discovery process of the real-time web. I hope people enjoy it as much as I do.”

Kutcher posted this video on YouTube, talking about A.Plus. Are you going to try it?

Salesforce.com and Toyota to Create Social Network for Customers and Their Cars

New “Toyota Friend” to Be Powered by Salesforce Chatter

Salesforce.com and Toyota Motor Corporation announced today that they have formed a strategic alliance to build “Toyota Friend”, a private social network for Toyota customers and their cars. Toyota Friend will be powered by Salesforce Chatter, a private social network used by businesses, and will be offered, first in Japan, initially with Toyota’s electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHV) due in 2012.

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Facebook Now Accounts for Nearly 1 in 3 Online Display Ads in U.S.

comScore says U.S. Online Display Advertising Market Delivers 1.1 Trillion Impressions in Q1 2011

comScore today released an overview of the U.S. online display advertising market for Q1 2011 based on data from comScore Ad Metrix, indicating that nearly 1.11 trillion display ads were delivered to U.S. Internet users during the quarter. Facebook accounted for 346 billion impressions, nearly double the number it delivered in Q1 2010, and accounting for nearly one third of all display ad impressions delivered.

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