How to Twitter: the infographic

Jane Hart

Good summary of twitter for those yet to explore it. TwitterJust found this! Source: Uploaded by user via David on Pinterest.

Twitter failings

Doc Searls

The first time I went to Twitter this morning, I got this: Before that, the computer had been asleep all night. When I’ve seen this before, I thought perhaps Twitter in my browser had been hitting the API too hard for updates or something. Neither my computer nor I had been doing anything with Twitter — as far as I know. Its settings say nothing about Twitter. Could it be the Twitter app? problems Technology twitter

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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! A philomath is a lover of learning.

Twitter for Learning: The Past, Present and Future

Jane Hart

Twitter turned 9 on 21 March. I’ve been on Twitter since March 2008. And during the last 7 years I’ve seen lots of changes; and of course my own view of Twitter has changed too. […].

33 Twitter Tips in 140 characters

Jane Hart

33 Twitter Tips, in 140 characters or less comes from Ethos3 | Presentation Design and Training. Social learning

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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? – One thing I can share with you all is that once I have seen the light of a much smarter way of using Twitter through public lists alone it’s rather tough to go back to anything else for that matter, so I haven’t.

Charming finds on Twitter

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. Now 76% of Twitter users post status updates. “ It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. Oscar Wilde” – via @PeterWinick.

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. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

List of the top 100 Twitter cities in the world

Ross Dawson

While Twitter started in the US, it is now a global activity. Below, courtesy of Twitter Grader’s Top Cities , is the list of the current top 100 cities in the world on Twitter, based on the total number of users who put that city in their location setting.

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. The primary reason I held off getting started on Twitter was that I felt that my blog was my primary space for content sharing, and I didn’t want to divide my limited spare attention across platforms. I now know that blogs and Twitter are highly complementary.

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. Twitter has become de facto infrastructure, and that’s bad, because Twitter is failing. Tweeting without Twitter.

Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter

Jane Hart

In preparation for a short, Twitter event (#t4sl) I am involved in this afternoon, I’ve updated my (2010) presentation: Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter. View the story "Twitter for Social Learning" on Storify]. Here’s a Storify of our live chat. Social learning

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future of Twitter

Ross Dawson

Continuing our series of conversations on the future with Gerd Leonhard of The Futures Agency and myself, here we discuss the future of Twitter. TNN will be bigger than CNN, including video and audio on Twitter, produced by the masses with rich filtering. *

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

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. I still love Twitter, as I wrote just recently. Why do we follow people on Twitter in the first place?

Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Beth Kanter

Sarah supports other staff members who tweet to support their communications objectives. She provides training and encourages staff members to get into a regular Twitter habit. One techniques she uses for new users that join the team is to create a “Twitter Scavenger Hunt.”

Crosspost from NWWCoP: Twitter Chats and Tweetups

Nancy White

How to Run Twitter Chats. There are both technical and facilitation things to consider to effectively pull people into a coherent interaction on Twitter. Mashable’s Twitter Chat tips. How to Capture the Content of Twitter Chats. Visit some twitter chats.

Twitter as a learning tool for surgeons

Jane Hart

For those of you who didn’t see the episode of Grey’s Anatomy that showed the use of Twitter as a learning tool for surgeons, here are some clips on YouTube. Doctor Bailey introduces Twitter as a learning tool to broadcast surgeries over the internet. TwitterThe chief on the other hand, is not very happy about [.].

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. Well, just access How many types of access to your Twitter account do you know of, really ? Business or Pleasure? -

A strange Twitter double-fail

Doc Searls

Twitter has frozen me out, so I can’t check shit, but I’ll bet I haven’t tweeted more than maybe four times today. I kinda doubt this is an April Fools thing, since faking a fail isn’t Twitter’s style. It looks like Twitter is taking lessons from AT&T.

UX Week 2014 Twitter Contest!

Adaptive Path

We are thrilled to announce the first ever UX Week 2014 Twitter Contest! Adaptive Path Community Uncategorized UX Week Contest Dinner Fun Global Moxie Jesse James Garrett Josh Clark Tweet Twitter Win Hello UX Week attendees, friends, and community!

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

Luis Suarez

But I am back to Twitter. Does this all mean that I will be using both Twitter and Google Plus, in conjunction, when a couple of weeks back I ventured to state that my days in Twitter were numbered? Not Twitter’s any longer.

Twitter punctuation manners

Martijn Linssen

note the article losing to The Law of Twitter Economics once again] One single tweet, with viewpoints from four people, the order of which being visible and clear to everyone. Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,?

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. Here are a few of the things we've been doing Twitter as Social Chat At both DevLearn and TechKnowledge , we created a hashtag and created a specific Twitter account that was the hub.

[VIDEO] The flow of Twitter around the world

Ross Dawson

Twitter has created a nice video showing how much and when the unique moment of 11:11 on 11.11.11 Each “1” is a location that moves with the conversation on Twitter. Social media Social networks Twitter

List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia

Ross Dawson

The rise of tools that measure people’s influence in social media channels, such as PeerIndex , Klout , and Twitter Grader , is just the beginning of a far broader shift to metrics of influence and reputation.

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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 It is not clear why the ACCC feels it is OK for advertising on Twitter not to be disclosed. Australia Social media Social trends Twitter

The value of Twitter

Harold Jarche

What an anonymous British sheep farmer can teach us about the power of Twitter : “though it took me a while to realize it, I had the tools to connect to thousands of people around the world” – via @mathewi.

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. What I’m referring to is our (or perhaps my) approach to Twitter. When I’m on Twitter, I’m scanning streams, hashtags and searches that I make. micro-blogging social networking twitter

How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media?

Beth Kanter

He camped outside her door and not only told her about how nonprofit CEO’s were using Twitter, but showed her how easy it was. Here’s another example about a nonprofit CEO (Helen Clark of UNDP) using Twitter to engage audiences about policy.

Twitter Thanks and Social Media and Public Health

Nancy White

So before I share the slides I want to send a Twitter thankyou/shout out to all the people who provided retweets, links and information. collaboration communication community events online interaction social media technology stewardship triangulation Twitter

A Twitter Conversation With Myself About Culture and Cetaceans

Dan Pontefract

I proceeded to have a Twitter conversation with myself. I’ve always been an admirer of cetaceans. They are, quite possibly, my favourite parts of nature. The problem I have, however, rests not with the cetaceans but with the humans who capture them for entertainment purposes.

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? Each (half) hour I measured the frequency, and the place of both tags as a Twitter Trending Topic (T3). Business or Pleasure? -

Rwanda and Twitter

Beth Kanter

The first of the Rwandan Twitter “peeps” that I discovered was the President of Rwanda – Paul Kagame who is very active on Twitter. @ Rubsfido @ jfclearywisc social media ia a great platform for learning. Agnes Binagwaho (@agnesbinagwaho) April 30, 2012.

How Do World Leaders Use Twitter? New Findings from Annual Twiplomacy Study

Beth Kanter

Twiplomacy aims to identify the extent to which world leaders use Twitter and how they connect on the social network. Only 32 countries, mainly in Africa and Asia-Pacific, do not have any Twitter presence. Pope Francis ( @Pontifex ) is the most influential world leader on Twitter.

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Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth Kanter

When policymakers are not paying attention, Human Rights Watch shines a light on the situation through the media, both mainstream and social channels. In 2009, they embraced Twitter because journalists were active on Twitter and it was an efficient way to reach them.

What to do with Twitter?

Euen Semple

I''ve been somewhat neglecting Twitter recently and mostly using it to broadcast things I am doing elsewhere. I began to invest less in Twitter because it felt as if there was less energy there (I believe that this was the cause of my lowered investment in it rather than the result of it). Twitter is becoming a bit like Google+, somewhere I go because I feel I should rather than because I want to.

Twitter's accidental path to monetisation

Martijn Linssen

This just hit me so Im writing it down as pun, but itll probably show up in another post soon Back to business: Twitter suffers from abundance and free, of course, and has done so for years. This way, Twitter is slowly making their feed scarce. Business or Pleasure? -

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

Over the last few days, perhaps last couple of weeks, I have been having, once again, that ongoing love / hate relationship with Twitter, inclining itself a little bit more on the hate side of things this time around. Tweeting is owned by Twitter.

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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