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7.8K Flares Twitter 3.6K Facebook 348 Google+ 95 Pin It Share 71 71 LinkedIn 607 in Share 607 7.8K Flares × By: @Garin After researching over a thousand Twitter Tools for the Twitter Tools Book I came across many tools that tried to add value by presenting a different way to visualize or analyze your tweets, the people in your network, and the tweets from the people in your network. Many tools tried to add value and failed. At least they tried.
PrometheanPlanet During the uprisings of the Arab Spring, the authorities were puzzled to see protesters holding up cardboard placards bearing single words beginning with # to the world's TV cameras. It was only later when they realised the significance of these #hashtag placards, used by the protesters to let viewers know how to organise and communicate via the Twitter social networking tool. Hashtags don't only confuse the authorities; many teachers who are novices to Twitter identify them as something slightly scary and off-putting about the tool.