The Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai on fire after terror attacks. Photograph: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty It regularly comes as a surprise to people that our own infrastructure can be used against us.
Just last night I wrote about why a company like Google would be interested in the real time search offered by services like Twitter. Today they launched just that. Now when you receive search results, at the top of your results will appear real time feeds from Twitter, friendfeedand Yahoo answers.
By Flint Duxfield Wednesday, 22/09/2010
Twitter Tips Ultimate Guide | Using social media to guide and help you connect to social networks: Twitter, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, YouTube using social mediaThere are an incredible amount of things you can do with Twitter today.
Familiarize yourself with these powerful Twitter tools to become a Master Tweeter. Want to be a Twitter ninja? Hordes of new users are joining and dreaming up new uses for it.
With just 73×73 pixels to communicate your brand or personality, picking the right Twitter avatar can be a difficult process. A good avatar has to be memorable, well-designed and most of all stand out from the pack. Nevertheless, many Twitter avatars fall into several categories.
An arbitrator says Lakehead University, in Ontario, had the right to switch its campus e-mail service to a free program offered by Google and did not violate the collective agreement with the Lakehead University Faculty Association.
Being a Twitter newb myself, I might be better or worse placed to give tips. I have been using Twitter since the beginning of February about 8 weeks ago: so maybe ideally placed to remember the pitfalls and have used it long enough to get something out of it.
Want to keep your Twitter followers happy?
Why waste valuable social networking hours getting yourself "Facebook fired," when Twitter allows you to humiliate yourself quickly, and in 140 characters or less? A recent tweet by one would-be Cisco employee proves that when it comes to placing a permanent black mark on your resume via the Internet, Twitter is now the tool of choice. To illustrate, here’s the tweet the now Web-infamous "theconnor" shared with the world:
You’ll want to watch this one full-screen — click the arrows at the upper right of the video. I’ve had some interesting conversations with clients and others who are having a difficult time really understanding how to use Twitter–even some basic things like what is all the stuff on the screen. I realized there’s some assumed knowledge and background experience that gets taken for granted by many people.
If Twitter was an animal it would be a honey bee.