social media

Why and how twitter is important

I’ve written before about why twitter is important to me and tips for how to get started tweeting , but what about everyone else? Does twitter have impact on culture at large?  “It is becoming the preferred social network for American teens. It is an important “second screen” for TV viewers of NFL football and “Dancing With the Stars.” (My friend, Amy Watts, not only tweets ...

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Tons o’ Twitter changes – Scheduled tweets! Feed changes! Choose to let any follower DM (message) you

Twitter rolls out a bunch of changes:1. Allow any follower to DM (direct message) you 2. More visual tweets in the feed (vine!)3. Advertisements4. Alerts for emergencies (not so new)5. Recommendation service (not so terribly new; @magicrecs)6. Twitter apps updates (droid tablets (yay!); IOS)7. Watch TV from tweets8. Scheduled tweets More here:Good overview of 7 features (there are more): http://www.fastcompany.com/3020772/work-smart/7-big-recent-twitter-changes-you-should-know-about-before-the-ipo More about how it will ...

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Facebook privacy updates; Open Graph false advice post are circulating again

 So the Facebook / Open Graph privacy posts are making the rounds again. Facebook does have a pending privacy change  but they are holding off on it due to concerns  (seriously – did you vote? I did) . I’ve written about this before, but since it’s going around again (and probably will every time facebook changes), it’s a timely topic.  REMEMBER YOU CAN ONLY CONTROL ...

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