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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Listed in alphabetical order, you probably won’t want to follow them ALL – but if you do, here is my ForPhilomaths Twitter list.

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. I now know that blogs and Twitter are highly complementary. Yes Twitter can be time-consuming.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – And guess what’s happening in Twitter nowadays? Hallo?

Let’s move tweeting off Twitter

Doc Searls

Blogging, emailing and messaging aren’t owned by anybody. Tweeting is owned by Twitter. Tweeting without Twitter.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Now What?

Twitter punctuation manners

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Business or Pleasure? - What is yours?

Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 13 January 2011 Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion Hard to come up with a more fuzzy title really.

What blogging was

David Weinberger

At a recent Fellows Hour at the Berkman Center the topic was something like “Whatever happened to blogging?,” ” with the aim of thinking about how Berkman can take better advantage of blogging as a platform for public discussion. They asked me to begin with some reflections on what blogging once was, because I am old.

Blogging angst

Euen Semple

My friend Dave Tebbutt is wondering whether to give up his blog or not. Many of us over the years go through periods of questioning why we blog and if it is worth it. For me the biggest reason to blog is personal. If I don’t blog I don’t think as much, or at least not with as much focus. I don’t notice as much.

Australia takes the wrong path on Twitter advertising disclosure

Ross Dawson

On Saturday I was interviewed on ABC24 about the news that Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had said that it is acceptable for celebrities to do paid promotions on Twitter without disclosing their affiliation. Twitter is media. The most prominent Twitter advertising platforms, Ad.ly That is absolutely fine.

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

Luis Suarez

But I am back to Twitter. both Google Plus and Twitter will be walking along, hand in hand, for yours truly. Yes, me, too!, Yes, indeed!

Don’t Simply Follow on Twitter, You Should Spend Time Reviewing

Dan Pontefract

In December of 2012, Twitter announced it had surpassed 200 million users. Those tweets are buried on the profile of a Twitter user.

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.

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. The original blog was on the book website, but a couple of years later I moved it to this domain, rossdawsonblog.com. So what are some of the things I have learned from 12 years of blogging? Enterprise 2.0

6 Use Cases for Enterprise Micro-Blogging

Dan Pontefract

The following 6 use cases are intended for nascent users who might not fully appreciate the myriad benefits to micro-blogging inside an organization.

Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Dan Pontefract

The crux of that argument is whether you believe micro-blogging is an active behavior or whether you treat it as passive oversight. Limayem, M.,

The Soothing Effect of Blogging

Luis Suarez

It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. Go figure. I doubt it.

How Not to Tweet if You’re a Television Station

Dan Pontefract

Like thousands of other webizens, I took to Twitter on the evening of November 24, 2014. His Twitter profile says so. ” Really?

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

Luis Suarez

A few prominent bloggers have jumped the shark and eventually dumped their blogs and moved the conversations, and further insights, into G+.

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Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 9 December 2010 Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please? Business or Pleasure? - What is mega?

In the beginning was the blog

Harold Jarche

Chris Brogan, co-author of Trust Agents , has a number of insights on blogging and engaging online. Each of these took a while to write.

Twitter's accidental path to monetisation

Martijn Linssen

Then, when the masses started flocking in, Twitter slowly started to make it all less abundant by putting in restrictions or raising existing ones.

Let’s Rename Micro-blogging to Chatting

Dan Pontefract

That is, you probably have a semi-coherent idea of what micro-blogging actually is. Today, what I take umbrage with is the term micro-blogging.

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

That’s an interesting and rather thought-provoking question (“ Blogging, emailing and messaging aren’t owned by anybody. Yes, ever!

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!

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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. Supplementing the point, 21.6%

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!

Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!

Ross Dawson

First , blogs are not waning. All the major blogging platforms are growing. Mini-blogs, which sit in-between the two. No longer.

Of tittering, twittering & twitterpating

Dave Snowden

Now all of those will be familiar to regular readers of this blog, but they were delivered with passion. Conference blogs The collective noun for magpies is a tittering which is slightly less scary than their close relatives a murder of magpies. It was one of the comments I made in my closing session at IRHASS13. I love it!

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? A 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’. 2005).

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. Supplementing the point, 21.6%

Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Friedman’s words came to mind as I was reflecting on the evolution of blogging since I posted my first blog in May of 2005.

Twitter metadata and where standards come from

David Weinberger

Matthew Ingram at Gigagom blogs about an upcoming Twitter feature called Twitter Annotations. Twitter is specifying the way in which Annotations will be encoded, but not what the metadata types will be. Dave Winer takes Google to task for slagging off on Twitter for this. Well, it’s not actually a feature.

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The Social Organisation Manifesto

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Business or Pleasure? - Toma ya!,

The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar

Ross Dawson

I was quoted in the article talking about social shopping and mini-blogging. Here are a few further thoughts on mini-blogs.

Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed

Beth Kanter

Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed, Guest Post By Elisa Batista, Donna Norton, and Monifa Bandele from Momsrising. Enjoy!

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

Enterprise Twitter

Jay Cross

Like most old farts, I was reluctant to get into Twitter. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, invest two and a half minutes of your time here: If that’s not enough, here’s Twitter founder Jack Dorsey explaining how people and organizations are using Twitter. Twitter operates in real time.

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.

Facebook as a blogging platform

Euen Semple

Blogging is still one of the most useful and fun things you can do. I still blog at The Obvious? Each time social networks die and we all move on my blog is still there. As people have moved into places like Facebook and Twitter the energy has moved away from blogging to some extent. It''s like the old days.