Twitter for Beginners

Spamming – Don’t Do It Spamming – Don’t Do It

The continuing etymology of the word “spam” is of interest to people with an... 

Twitter Clients – No, Not That Kind Of Client… Twitter Clients – No, Not That Kind Of Client…

As Twitter gains popularity, it has also driven the popularity of another recent... 

Is 140 Characters Ever Enough? Is 140 Characters Ever Enough?

One thing that has emerged over the course of the last decade is a common aversion... 

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Twitter for Advanced

Twitter As A Marketing Tool Twitter As A Marketing Tool

The marketing industry is one which depends so greatly on having its finger on the... 

Where Does Twitter Fit In? Where Does Twitter Fit In?

The Internet may seem to be a behemoth of unconnected sites united simply by the... 

Posting Links On Twitter Posting Links On Twitter

One of the things that makes Twitter so vibrant is that it is a very quick and very... 

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General Twitter Tips

Trending Topics And Their Part In News Gathering Trending Topics And Their Part In News Gathering

The “trending topic” as used on Twitter has been responsible for generating quite a bit of news over the last year, as Twitter has become a mainstream site like never before. As news media becomes ever more obsessed with “user-generated content”, the major news agencies are using Twitter to see what people are talking about. Where people used... [Read more of this article]

The Rise Of The Hashtag The Rise Of The Hashtag

Follow enough people on Twitter for long enough, and you will become aware of the use of the hashtag. Another of those words that has become common parlance in the last year or so due to the reach of Twitter, the hashtag is a simple enough concept, perhaps best explained by an example: Say you have been taking an interest in a news story. For example,... [Read more of this article]

Harassment On Twitter Harassment On Twitter

One of the things that makes Twitter so instant is that it is moderated reactively rather than proactively. As a result, when you post something it goes into the stream of tweets instantly and can be read by anyone with access to the feed. While this is popular because it allows a steady flow of posts and lets you speak freely, it does have its drawbacks,... [Read more of this article]

Why Did You Unfollow Me? Why Did You Unfollow Me?

Many people who use Twitter check their follower numbers very frequently, and respond with displeasure if they see it going down. The fact is, anyone can choose to unfollow you at any time, and they will have their own reasons for doing so. Among the major reasons people have for ceasing to follow a Twitter feed is the crime of posting too much. You... [Read more of this article]

The Etiquette Of Following And Unfollowing The Etiquette Of Following And Unfollowing

When you first sign up to Twitter, things will move very slowly comparatively speaking. The simple truth of the matter is that when you only have a couple of people in your feed and they are not online at the time, you won’t have much to read. There are ways to speed things up. Adding your favorite newspaper – they almost always have a Twitter account,... [Read more of this article]

Twitter Skeptics And Their Reasons Twitter Skeptics And Their Reasons

The amazing growth of Twitter would defy all the laws of fast-growing phenomena if it did not have its detractors. And it is unquestionable that Twitter does, very much, have people queuing up to find fault with it. It would be dishonest to suggest, too, that all of these detractors were arguing from a position of ignorance. Many of them know what they... [Read more of this article]

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