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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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List of useful facebook links (merge accounts, find your ID, twitter, more)

Mostly for my own ease of access but feel free to use these as well (if you are logged in, it will take you to “your” sections of facebook: Facebook Access and Settings Facebook settings: https://www.facebook.com/settings (name, email, link to download your data, more)  Facebook ID (profile): http://findmyfacebookid.com/ (3rd party site) Facebook ID (developer): https://developers.facebook.com/apps?ref=mb (optional; must be set up, so not everyone has one) ...

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Posting from Facebook to Twitter (Set up, making changes, troubleshooting)

If you didn’t set up posting to Twitter when you started your page, you may find it hard to find the link. Facebook no longer lists it under a page’s apps NOR it listed under Your apps in your personal account, either.You can go to the app center and search to find twitter, but… The easiest way to set up or edit posting to twitter ...

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Simplifying new GMail (removing threaded conversations, make a traditional chronological list of emails, etc.)

One of the things I hate the most about email is threaded conversations.I also can not stand how the new Gmail treats messages in terms of forwarding. So, thank goodness you can turn that nonsense off in Gmail and if you want an even more clean and simple interface (which in some cases, does mean less “functionality”), try these tips. 1. Turn off conversation view ...

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Removing posting permissions to Twitter and Twitter security checkup

If you’re like me, you’ve tried a lot of different apps with Twitter over the years. Maybe you’ve linked your Twitter account to all of your social media sites across the web and you don’t want to do that any more. Or maybe you just want to do a settings update to help keep your accounts secure (don’t forget to change your password while you ...

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Linking your Facebook Page to Twitter (or edit settings)

If you manage a Facebook Page, you can share updates from Facebook to Twitter including what types of updates to share: status updates, links, photos, notes, events or all of them. If you have multiple Pages, you will have the option to link each of those Pages to different Twitter accounts. Find this feature at  http://www.facebook.com/twitter or Under Edit Page>Editing>Edit settings>Resources Allow facebook to post to Twitter ...

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