10 Tips to Get the Twitter Conversation Started! You have read the blog posts, listened to the webinars and even bought the books. You’ve been watching the tweets go by for at least three to six months. One consistent message you keep hearing is that social media is one big conversation. (cur.green) Ecogreen IT Recycling: Why Should You Recycle? There are many reasons as to why people don’t recycle, here are just a few. Maybe you’ve had the same or even similar thoughts and can relate?“It’s too hard to do.” – Having to separate paper from plastic, glass and metal requires too much effort.“Recycling doesn’t actually make any difference.” – I never see the benefits of recycling so why bother?“I don’t have the space for all these separate containers”. My flat is small enough as it is, I don’t need more stuff.
dev.twitter.com By using Web Intents, you agree to the Developer Rules of the Road. Make it easy to bring interactivity to Tweets that you display on the web. Web Intents provide popup-optimized flows for working with Tweets & Twitter Users: Tweet, Reply, Retweet, Favorite, and Follow. They make it possible for users to interact with Twitter content in the context of your site, without leaving the page or having to authorize a new app just for the interaction. Web intents are mobile friendly, and super easy to implement. Working with Web Intents
Facebook Displays Percent Of Users Who Like Pages Who Have Seen Specific Posts Facebook continues to quietly add and tweak features behind-the-scenes, without fanfare or announcements, and the latest example is the addition of a percentage link to posts on brand pages, which enables page administrators to see what percentage of the users who like the page have seen the post. The social network appears to be taking aim at its projected advertising revenue shortfall by following the old saying, “Information is power.” Thank you to Social Yeah Founder Kevin Evanetski and Ticular Principal Ulrike Ruppelt for the tips and screen grabs. The History and Evolution of Social Media Social media has become an integral part of modern society. There are general social networks with user bases larger than the population of most countries. There are niche sites for virtually every special interest out there. There are sites to share photos, videos, status updates, sites for meeting new people and sites to connect with old friends. It seems there are social solutions to just about every need. In this article, we’ll review the history and evolution of social media from its humble beginnings to the present day.
The Ten Commandments Of Twitter The proliferation of trolls and fanatics in our beloved chirping microblog has made it urgent to issue some shared guidelines we can all adhere to that can regulate private and public behavior on Twitter. This is my proposal, which I submit to your consideration. 1. Thou shalt not patronize others. If you hold any views as to how others should write their profile and/or manage their public image and their account, write a post or tell them privately but don’t patronize them by lecturing them publicly: it’s arrogant, condescending and shows rather poor taste.
10 Easy Ways to Make Your Next Trip More Eco-friendly Last week we revealed our favorite countries for an eco-adventure. But if you’re not traveling to one of those destinations, it’s still possible to take a few steps to minimize your impact on the environment. And don’t worry—being eco-friendly doesn't mean forgoing all luxuries while you’re at it. Here are a few of our favorite ways to protect Mother Earth and go ‘eco’ on our travels: Trains Instead of Planes Photo by Shearings Holidays via Flickr Westfield unveils tweet mirror Westfield London: shoppers offered chance to share image via tweet mirror The mirror, created by Nedap, a retail services company, features a digital camera with a built-in web connection, so shoppers can receive instant feedback from friends on Facebook and Twitter on what they have decided to buy. They can also send the images of themselves to their friends via email. If a shopper decides not to buy an item, a picture will be sent to their email address with a link to the brand’s website, so they can purchase it online if they change their mind. The tweet mirror will be temporarily located in Westfield’s Go virtual area until Sunday (3 April), as part of the centre's week-long ' Big Fashion Wardrobe' event.
The Real Value of Facebook Isn't Your Likes or Fans Krista Neher | November 20, 2012 | 9 Comments inShare84 Eight ways you can use your current customers to generate awareness with their friends.