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Twishitter: Twitter Apps Head Towards The Gutter It’s inevitable. A platform becomes popular, gains mainstream appeal, and the race to the bottom begins. We saw this happen with the iPhone, where a plethora of farting applications hit the store.
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(CNN) -- Rapid-fire TV news bulletins or getting updates via social-networking tools such as Twitter could numb our sense of morality and make us indifferent to human suffering, scientists say. Scientists say updates on networking tools such as Twitter are often too quick for the brain to fully digest. New findings show that the streams of information provided by social networking sites are too fast for the brain's "moral compass" to process and could harm young people's emotional development. Before the brain can fully digest the anguish and suffering of a story, it is being bombarded by the next news bulletin or the latest Twitter update, according to a University of Southern California study. "If things are happening too fast, you may not ever fully experience emotions about other people's psychological states and that would have implications for your morality," said researcher Mary Helen Immordino-Yang. Scientists warn of Twitter dangers
Six Things Libraries Should Tweet This is a post in response to David Lee King’s post on How Not to Tweet. He correctly pointed out some things you shouldn’t do. He also said you should think about the big picture like “What do you want to get out of it?” But people often wonder, what sort of things should our library tweet about?
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5 Ways to Share Images on Twitter Josh Catone is a writer, editor, and entrepreneur from Providence, Rhode Island. He is a social media enthusiast and the founder of the web's largest Ruby on Rails community, Rails Forum. You can follow him on . As the web moves toward its real-time future, Twitter is clearly becoming one of the most important ways for people to share content. From celebrity gossip to customer complaints, from blog post links to breaking news, Twitter is an amazing platform for sharing short bursts of information, both meaningful and mundane. But how many words can you fit into a 140 character tweet?
Digital media players are extremely convenient and easy to use; that’s why they are rapidly becoming one of the most sought-after additions to home entertainment systems. There are more choices than ever when it comes to finding and buying the right digital media player, but the one that many people seem to struggle with the most is whether or not to buy a wireless media player. Let’s take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of wireless media players as a way to help you gather the information you need to decide which approach is best for your needs. Follow For A Day
by Sherice Jacob, author of “Get Niche Quick!” – Niche Marketing Online – Follow her @sherice Just like in real life, your online social life will expand to fit any amount of time you give it. Twitter is the most notorious for this “productivity drain” – that’s why talented programmers have taken it upon themselves to create new ways to make managing your online social life even easier. 7 Free Twitter Software Programs for Managing Your Online Social
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What Exactly is the Point of Twitter? Advertisement Since this question has come up at least three times in the last week, I figured it might save time down the road to jot down my take on Twitter, just so its in one place and I don’t have to try to dig up what I’d previously written about it. Let me start off by saying that I was a relative late-comer to Twitter. It had been popular for quite some time before I signed up, because I, like many of you, thought “I’m already on Livejournal, MySpace, Facebook and <insert other social networking site here>.
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