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How much information do Twitters users disclose about themselves? In keeping with our efforts to offer insight to the fast-growing TwitterSphere, we decided it was time to see exactly how many details Twitter users are divulging. To put together our report, we examined over a billion tweets and compared to our 2009 study . Some highlights of our comparison of Twitter usage between 2009 and 2010 include:
For those that follow me, you know I talk about how Twitter is one of my best lead generators. Most people are either afraid or intimidated and there really is no reason to be. Understanding how your prospects are using Twitter and what personal data they are willing to share can boost its use for new business.
Printing presses will fall silent in brave new Twitter-based future. Photograph: Sarah Lee Consolidating its position at the cutting edge of new media technology, the Guardian today announces that it will become the first newspaper in the world to be published exclusively via Twitter, the sensationally popular social networking service that has transformed online communication.
L’excellent post de Shannon Whitley m’a donné envie de dresser une liste différente et plus franco-française des dix genres les plus emblématiques de twitteurs relous. Tout twitteur digne de ce nom, hélas, se retrouvera un petit peu dans chacun de ces dix relous. L’important est de savoir doser. Ces gens-là ne savent pas doser. 1.
I must give credit to Ike Pigott ( @ikepigott ) for the idea of a “Top 10 People to Unfollow” list. Although I can easily think of several individuals I’d like to place on this list, I figured it would be too mean to actually call them out by name (and possibly result in a libel suit). So the list below contains ten archetypes that I’ve noticed on Twitter. I’m sure there are many others, so feel free to add your own in the comments section.
Twitter icon By ePublicist Chers followers, ne prenez pas ombrage si je ne vous suis pas tout de suite ! Plus je suis de comptes, plus ma timeline devient dense, diversifiée voire décousue, et donc difficile à suivre. Twitter est si chronophage ! Déjà je ne pensais pas être capable de suivre 200 comptes, seuil que j’ai déjà dépassé depuis Noël.
Guest post by: JON RAFMAN [Editor's Note: IMG MGMT is an annual image-based artist essay series. Today's invited artist, Jon Rafman , lives and works in Montreal , Canada. His work will be featured next month in the exhibition POKE! Artists and Social Media in Houston, Texas, and he is currently working on an experimental narrative about pro fighting game culture. His Kool-Aid Man in Second Life project was featured as AFC's Best Link Ever on May 15.]
One of the great things about Twitter is that it is a great place to track emerging trends. When major events or big stories occur, people tweet about it and it inevitably ends up at the top of Twitter Search as a top trend.
Depuis quelques semaines, twitter, avec sa version française “suggère” des utilisateurs à ses nouveaux inscrits. Ca veut dire quoi ? J’en fais partie. J’en parle donc d’autant plus librement Depuis que la version française de twitter est sortie, une petite fraction des twitterers français fait partie des “utilisateurs suggérés” par Twitter.
Workers at Goldman Sachs ' buildings across New York and New Jersey are grumbling about a conspiracy. A conspiracy by the company to squeeze profit even from its own staff. According to a mole, Goldman apparently stocks the cheapest, worst generic coffee imaginable in its staff kitchens - despite protests from the caffeine-deficient.
Welcome to Twitter! There’s a lot of confusing terms. What does the abbreviation Twitter RT mean? How do you reply to someone on Twitter? What are the definitions of all this slang stuff?
Note: There are known issues with trying to use Tweeter Karma in conjunction with Microsoft Internet Explorer. Please make sure you're using an alternate browser. Tweeter Karma is easy to use. Step #1: Allow Tweeter Karma to access your Twitter data: