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On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

Earlier today I noticed it’s three years since my life on Twitter began. It now seems strange to me that I was such a late starter compared to many other connected folk, given that Twitter is now so central to my life. Yes Twitter can be time-consuming. Here are 7 reasons why Twitter has become central to my life. 1.

Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity

George Siemens

For people who had been blogging since late 1990′s or early 2000′s, Facebook wasn’t of much value. Between flickr, del.icio.us, blogs, RSS readers, and wikis, we were living the distributed, networked, learning dream. Twitter/Facebook, activate multiple latent capacities: sharing, social connections, and images.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil. Nobody reads Twitter anymore.

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Luis Suarez

both Google Plus and Twitter will be walking along, hand in hand, for yours truly. Not Twitter’s any longer. Quite the opposite!

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. You can find various relevant posts via Twitter at DevLearn.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

One of them is my Flickr account and the other one, of course, is my blog. This blog. Well, the answer, right now, as we stand, is No.

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Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please?

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 9 December 2010 Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please? Coffin. Klout.

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

How would your employees react towards not being capable of doing their job properly interacting with activity streams? Unfortunately. Specially,

A pause for reflection as I pass a Twitter milestone

Jane Hart

Over the weekend the number of followers on my Twitter account, @C4LPT, passed 10,000 – so a big thank you to all of you who follow this account!

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. Henry Ford. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

You know, sending an email is not the same thing as putting together a blog post. first came about. … No? Well, I surely hope not!

Of tittering, twittering & twitterpating

Dave Snowden

We need to draw a fine line between legitimate experimentation and slipping into magpiedom and the legitimacy probably depends on the degree to which there is a coherent narrative around the core activity. Now all of those will be familiar to regular readers of this blog, but they were delivered with passion. Conference blogs

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. Henry Ford. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing.

Active sense-making

Harold Jarche

For almost seven years, my blog has been where I try to make sense of my observations. I’ve called it my home base.

5 Ways to Build and Activate a Community for Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Beth Kanter

Ways to Build and Activate a Community for Your Crowdfunding Campaign guest post by  Sourabh Sharma. I can remember it like it was yesterday.

The Social Organisation Manifesto

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? It is your company. Toma ya!, Coffin.

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Blogs are connected to each other to form what is commonly known as the ‘blogosphere’. Bortree, D.S.,

Why Blogging Still Matters

Luis Suarez

No, I know what you may be thinking, but I am not going to stop blogging nor give up on writing for that matter. The issue is, as usual, time.

How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth Kanter

One of their  newest experiments is a Twitter campaign, #150jobs. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign? dm4V4. Housekeeping

Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1

Ross Dawson

Facebook completely dominates the social networking and blogging space, with over 70 times the next most prominent social networking site.

The Power of Words – Back to Blogging!

Luis Suarez

Do you remember when I reflected back on the day about those dormant periods with my blogging over here? What’s happening to me?!?! Check!

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

Intriguingly, I am hearing that some companies are using Twitter as a free enterprise microblogging platform, using protected accounts.

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Luis Suarez

There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. But then, after a short while, I started hating Twitter. And it totally hit me when I saw my all time favourite Twitter client ( Nambu ) disappear into thin air just because of that series of misbehaviours. It was my favourite social networking tool by far.

Spike activity 05-10-2014

Mind Hacks

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Dropping science: neuroscientists throw down epic / excruciating rap battle on Twitter. Great piece from Daniel Lakens blog. Bring the line noise. The New Yorker has an interesting piece on the neuroscientific legacy of the Vietnam War. On the science of sensory deprivation.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

Is blogging dead for you folks as well? When was the last time you created a blog post? Blogging is not dead! Get used to it.

Spike activity 06-06-2014

Mind Hacks

New Republic looks back at 50 years of the landmark account of psychosis ‘I Never Promised You a Rose Garden’ The US Secret Service wants a sarcasm detection tool for Twitter reports The Telegraph. PhysOrg has an obituary. Their irony detection tool is apparently still switched off. Voight-Kampff plugin for Tinder coming soon.

Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is relative"

Martijn Linssen

They seem very active participants, and contribute a lot - wouldnt you say so? Threads with the most participants? Most replied to threads?

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

I heart Activity Streams. In my own experience, next to my blog(s), they are the most significant component from the 2.0 without them.

2013-03-01 Spike activity

Mind Hacks

Good piece on Daniel Simons’ Blog. Neurobonkers covers a genuine scientific study on what gains Twitter followers. Linkage

Why I Love D’Arcy Norman’s Blog

Nancy White

I have lost track of my blog readers, buffeted by eddies of excess digital content. community networks reflection blogging serendipity

Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-03

Jane Hart

Teaching Lifelong Learning Skills with Twitter: A Lesson for Leaders [link] #. link] – create multimedia teaching activities #. Interesting visualizations of spread of Twitter messages [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Are you ready 4 the second wave of social media?

2011-02-25 Spike activity

Mind Hacks

There’s a genuinely interesting consideration of Twitter and the psychology of private speech over at The Child in Time blog.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. Marc Canter: Diso Activity Streams Standard.

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

We run a series of content websites on topics related to technology, media, and the future, among many other activities. Their primary role will be : - Identifying relevant stories/ blog posts. Running the site’s social media, including Twitter and Facebook, to build relationships and visibility. Media on iPad/ Tablets.

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Many organizations have a Twitter account, a Facebook fan page, a LinkedIn page and perhaps other social media vehicles as well. Use & Educate your Hiring Managers Asking hiring managers to communicate with candidates via Twitter or Facebook can be a real asset. Number converted to hires. Join us. Posting tweet.

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Comparing Facebook influence to Twitter's: #FBRATE

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Big time. Coffin. Who cares? Klout.

World wide puddle

Doc Searls

blog about real life; I talk about the internet. She has also been very active in the VRM development community, for which I am very grateful.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

So it was common for Google’s indexes of blogs to be a day or more old. But they mostly covered blogs and sites with RSS feeds.

My pick of the best of May 2016

Jane Hart

Additionally, on-the-spot opportunities frequently arise to discuss Twitter and show people how to get started.” Social learning

Twitter stats - that just don't add up?

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Monday, 3 May 2010 Twitter stats - that just dont add up? Whats the idea there? Coffin.