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Writing My Twitter Etiquette Article: 14 Ways to Use Twitter Politely by Margaret Mason

You can almost feel the yearning. What are you doing? The ache is palpable. Now, you already have a phone, an email account, a blog—but what about the moments too small to blog? (Snacking on pretzels.) When you talk too much for Twitter. Top 10 Ways To Get Re-Tweeted. Living the Balanced Life. If you're new here, be sure to subscribe so you receive notification of new posts!

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"Then I started using it to teach my students to curate stories. " "Around the same time we were launching the SPJ chats, Storify was in Alpha," he said. "We started archiving the chats because people can't make it every week. There's a high demand for a precise archive that gets to the gist of each chat quickly. " But in the beginning, it was rough. "I was having a hard time archiving those chats. Reilley would start the SPJ chats on Thursdays around 7 p.m. and end by 8:30 p.m. "I launch the questions, jump in the chat occasionally, retweet some things," Reilley said. "It's great because I can build it as the story develops, and you can do it on deadline. " How To Become A Twitter Rockstar - Sort Of. I am pleased to be here writing my first ‘official’ ProspectMX blog post on a subject that I truly love – Twitter!

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All Links 20 Characters Or More Are Now Being Shortened With Twitter’s “”

Unfortunately, it might be going the way of Twitpic and the dinosaurs soon, if Twitter has anything to do with it. Today officially marks the day that all links on Twitter which are greater than or equal to 20 characters will be automatically shortened using, Twitter’s own URL shortener. And by automatic, we do mean automatic – you don’t have a say in this whatsoever.

If you’ve noticed your Twitter timeline filling up with links over the weekend, you’re not alone. Twitter began rolling out this new feature a few days ago, with all users having access to it Monday. The change basically means that all links greater than or equal to 20 characters will be wrapped in “”. “Beginning August 15th, when a user tweets or sends a direct message containing a URL 20 characters long or greater (the length of URLs wrapped with, the URL will automatically be converted to a link. Most URL shortners out there, including, are at least 20 characters. Google+: everything you need to know. Google has announced a new project, Google+.

Google+: everything you need to know

And it's a big one. If you're confused about what it is and how it might fit into you life, read on to find out more, plus we've got full details on the services, when you can sign up and what it means for Facebook, Twitter and more. What is Google+? At a basic level, Google+ (or Google Plus) is an attempt by Google to reinvent the social network on mobile and one the web. Google+ is based completely around the concept of sharing – not just links and photos, but also to get interesting info sent to you as well as participating in video chats.

Following Does Not Equal Attention. I asked people via Twitter: “Does following=attention? If someone follows you,do you think they’re paying attention to you?” Some responses: Some more: And yet, lots and lots of people got upset when they learned that I’m no longer following them on Twitter. PodCamp Cincinnati - Social media - Blogging- Eventbrite. Invalid quantity. Please enter a quantity of 1 or more. The quantity you chose exceeds the quantity available. Please enter your name. Please enter an email address. Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your message or comments. Please enter the code as shown on the image. Facebook Timeline And 10 Reasons I’m Dumping It For Twitter. Everyone's talking about the 10 Facebook Tips for Power Users.

Facebook Timeline And 10 Reasons I’m Dumping It For Twitter

Here's my suggestion... Facebook vs Twitter by Facebook users the world over are up in arms over the timeline changes that have now been rolled out to the masses, and rightly so. Patti's stories - Social media day celebrated in Cincinnati.