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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.

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.

Let’s move tweeting off Twitter

Doc Searls

Tweeting is owned by Twitter. In all fairness, this probably wasn’t the plan when Twitter’s founders started the service.

Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Beth Kanter

One techniques she uses for new users that join the team is to  create a “Twitter Scavenger Hunt.” Create a Twitter lists.

Crosspost from NWWCoP: Twitter Chats and Tweetups

Nancy White

How to Run Twitter Chats. Mashable’s Twitter Chat tips. Hashtags.org for searching on hashtags. Visit some twitter chats.

Twitter punctuation manners

Martijn Linssen

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

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.

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.

Me On Twitter On TIME On Twitter

Steven Berlin Johnson

This week's cover of TIME features a story that I wrote about Twitter and innovation.

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.

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

Tweeting is owned by Twitter. Yours sincerely, One of your many Twitter addicts! Unfortunately. Specially, But how long then? Yes, ever!

[liveblog][act-tiac] A federal portal in the age of search?

David Weinberger

“In a world where everyone can search and has apps, is a web portal relevant?,” Now people arrive through search. Someone has a general idea, but not informed enough to search. 3. Also if you use bit.ly to shorten a gov’t url , it creates one.usa.gov which you can use to track twitter activity, etc.

Twitter Search #myonlineorigins

Nancy White

So I was tickled to be led to Twitter / Search – #myonlineorigins. What are your online origins? Photo Credit: quapan.

Instructional design in 140 characters #140id

Jane Hart

When I talk about the power of the simplicity of Twitter, people often tell me you can’t say much in 140 characters. TwitterUPDATE.

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Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

Twitter as a search engine. The question always comes up “why would we be interested in something like Twitter. is right!

Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool

Tony Karrer

For people new to the concepts of social media and reviewing their tool set, is Twitter a good choice as a tool? There is one exception to this.

Trick or Tweet? Seven Twitter Tools To Help You Measure, Learn, and Improve

Beth Kanter

track to learn and improve relationships on Twitter.   I don’t bother with click rates or influence leader board scores. Is Twitter directing traffic and referrals to content for me and people in my network that I highlight? Who is interacting with me and I have replied to me or given them some Twitter love?

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"Social Influence tools" only measure Twitter use

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Eric also added: Also, in version 3.0

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Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 11 January 2011 Do we need to behave differently on Twitter? know mine are.

@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.

Conversation Searches

Tony Karrer

What are Conversation Searches? During those presentations, I'll mention what are sometimes called "vanity searches." These searches look for any mention of your name, company, URLs across blogs and other sites. Typically, these responses come via blogs and twitter. I've tried Twingly and SamePoint. eLearning Technology.

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: Radical New Innovation at Outside.in: Search!

Steven Berlin Johnson

» Radical New Innovation at Outside.in: Search! Forgot to mention that we finally restored search to outside.in. Please try again.

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.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-31

Jane Hart

Search quickly and stealthily with @ duckduckgo – [link] (via @ nttd ) #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Bullbearings, a free site featuring a share-trading game simulating the London Stock Market [link] #. The community dance hall [link] <Love this by @ hjarche #. nUJuNw #. link] #.

Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting

Martijn Linssen

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

In Defense of Data Centrism

Martijn Linssen

This post was mentioned on Twitter by John Bordeaux, Tad Miller, Jim Jansen and others. What works, and why?  And how can we scale it? 

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Twitter Tweet Button Test

Martijn Linssen

Update 12th of August 9:10 CET: Its working! I can tweet via the new Twitter button, but the results are delayed by 1 to 2 minutes. No idea.

ReTweet relativity

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? That is relatively easy. The rest?

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-31

Jane Hart

Day 2 of 30 Ways to use SoMe for working/learning smarter: searching the Social Webs. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. “For innovative teams, traditional professional development has become an anachronism&# Education or Experimentation? link] #.

The REAL real time search

Doc Searls

Blog search is mighty thin in Wikipedia. While “real time&# is heating up as a topic, real time search seems to have fallen off the radar of everybody other than itself. It begins, Web search, real-time search and social search. Here’s IceRocket on real time search as a string. Always was.

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So inspired by Cliff Atkinson’s book “ The Back Channel ,&# I decided to integrate a Twitter tool into the slides and thus into the body of the talk, consciously breaking in and out of the audience. The content you can view through the artifacts below, so I’ll reflect on the Twitter backchannel experiment.

Twitter economics: corset creates value

Martijn Linssen

Twitter enhances the quality of our tweets by limiting the available Space. On twitter less is more. Squeeze, baby, squeeze! Coffin.

The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart

Martijn Linssen

Almost none of you will ever end up there, but I notice an increased lack of attribution now Twitters come mainstream. Coffin. Who cares? Klout.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-09-04

Jane Hart

Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom [link] HT @ nharm #. 10 Offbeat & Alternative Search Engines You Might Not Have Heard Of [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterThe political party that wants to ban PowerPoint [link] via @ guardian #. Are activity streams the new "collaboration"?

Meatware based search

Euen Semple

Contextual colour and human interpretation trump technology based search every time. Interesting to see people talking of Twitter as a Google killer in this context One the most powerful uses of the large forum we had within the BBC was as a way of finding information.

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

Ross Dawson

Traditional blogs are too much work for most people, and Twitter is certainly not for everyone. Social media Social trends Twitter Web 2.0

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.

The real cause of Global Warming: the Vatican

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Gigatonnes Carbon , which equals 7.81

Twitter research tool

David Weinberger

It’s the final product of the various provisional tools we’ve used to produce our previous reports on the social phenomena of Twitter , and of lead researcher Devin Gaffney’s own work on high throughput humanities.&#. It enables complete data pulls for a set of users or terms on Twitter, with searches running continuously.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-25

Jane Hart

Unique Uses of Twitter in the Classroom [link] #. The pull of narrative – in search of persistent context, fm John Hagel [link] #. Workplace learning professionals on Twitter: add your name to the list [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ?