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On one hand, brands have a golden opportunity to listen to and engage with customers “where they live,” but on the other, like celebrities and individuals who’ve found themselves in the middle of hot-button issues, brands can also be the target of repeated harassment, abuse, and threats of real-world harm. (And some Twitter users seem to forget that brands are not monolithic corporate entities; real human beings are reading those terrible tweets.) The Mac Daddy List of Twitter Tools for Marketers - Kim Garst - Social Media for Business Owners. Business Standard. Twitter Is Rolling Out A Simpler Way To Report Abusive Tweets. In a Twitter post, Malaysia Airlines sends the wrong message. Experimental mobile tools will tell you if your tweets are actually any good. Lots of people tweet, some people tweet too much (guilty), and some of them even think that their tweets are crazy important even if they’re not.
Soon you might be able to see just how great your tweets really are, because Twitter is experimenting with mobile tools that will tell you. The official Twitter app now has some built-in analytics tools that could theoretically show people how popular and engaging a person’s tweets actually are. Twitter Now Lets You Share & Discuss Tweets Privately. Twitter cofounder Biz Stone launches Super, an app that's 'just fun' Biz Stone just launched his second post-Twitter app: Super.
One part Secret, one part meme generator, Super is all about sharing short ideas with friends and people nearby in creative, somewhat offbeat ways. The app allows you to create and share short thoughts or opinions overlaid onto photos. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Hey #Twitter! Which one do you like? I'm messing around with it. It's an actual picture I got of the #solareclipse. ‘Social media works!’ Twitter pressure helps suspend teacher who tweeted ‘crackers’ should ‘Kill yourselves’
There are controversial opinions all over Twitter — it’s a fantastic demonstration of how social media can enable discussion and encourage freedom of speech.
Sometimes that speech has consequences, though. How controversial is the opinion we’re talking about here? Try this on for size: Vinita Hegwood, an English teacher at the Duncanville Independent School District in Texas, on Friday tweeted to those who disagreed with her opinions on the Michael Brown controversy in Ferguson, Mo., to “kill themselves.” The complete tweet in question reads, “Who the fuck made you dumb duck ass crackers think I give a squat fuck about your opinions about my opinions RE: #Ferguson?