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I’m on the road… upcoming presentations and talks

Since my calendar thingie is not working so well, here is what I have on my schedule for upcoming talks/presentations: Sept. 19, Digital Initiatives w/ Tim Daniels, GPLS Director’s Meeting,Current and emerging trends in library technology — is my part Oct. 22 Semantic web. vs. Social Media, Master of Internet Technology Program, Gwinnett Campus: What REALLY is the semantic web and is it at odds ...

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How to disconnect twitter from facebook (and how to selectively tweet)

This post will cover 2 things: how to disconnect your facebook status from twitter and how to set up selective tweeting to facebook. Selective tweetingIn facebook, there is a great application called selective twitter status, which gives you control over which of your tweets go to facebook. Once you add selective twitter to your facebook account and link your twitter and facebook accounts together, all ...

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Why use Twitter (and why I twitter)

Some time ago, I gave up on the notion that I could be an artist and have a completely private life. The thing with being an artist (musician, writer, painter, director, actor, etc…) is that you need fans. You need supporters. You need people to know about your artwork and support your artwork (both financially and intellectually). So, unless you have an agent working for ...

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Facebook and Friendfinder — what you need to know

Interesting post about how facebook uses your email address to connect you to people through friendfinder Delete your info here …which all just goes to show, we all need to stay on top of what information we put out there. I don’t use friendfinder, but apparently my email address was harvested from a couple of mailing lists by people who DO use friendfinder via facebook. ...

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12 worst kinds of facebookers

From CNN (the short version)… The Let-Me-Tell-You-Every-Detail-of-My-Day Bore. The Self-Promoter. The Friend Padder The Town Crier The TMIer The Bad Grammarian. The Sympathy Baiter The Lurker. The Crank. The Paparazzo. The Maddening Obscurist. The Chronic Inviter Okay, I think I might have committed all of these offenses at some time … except for the Paparazzo and the Friend Padder. I surely hope I am not ...

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Biggest news in social media today — Facebook + Friendfeed, and a little about Wowd)

If you haven’t heard/read (and you don’t follow my tweets — georgiawebgurl@twitter), Friendfeed has been bought by Facebook. Read about it here and here. On another note, I asked for an invite for Wowd. I am interested to see how this will differ from StumbleUpon. Both seem to be in the popularity contest site recommendation field, but Wowd seems to be actually building a search ...

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Facebook Commandments

A colleague and I were having an interesting chat about facebook in the workplace. I have my own rules (and practices) for facebook, given that my “friends” are a diverse mix of colleagues, friends + family (some even cross those lines) and drawn from the various areas and interests in my life. Given that I’ve articulated these verbally many times, I thought it might be ...

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