Twitter for organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

I follow some organisations and some individuals on Twitter (I follow northern NGOs like @oxfamnovib , and some southern NGOs like @alamad_NGO ). Several people have asked me how they should organize their Twitter account for their organisation, how to name the account and who should Tweet?

Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Qantas Airways published a photo of two fans with blacked out faces and wigs on, causing a controversy on Twitter, in spite of Radike Samo not minding at all. For once my social network let me down – I was off Twitter and therefore unaware of the Black Face incident!

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Trending Sources

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Elsua

But I am back to Twitter. Does this all mean that I will be using both Twitter and Google Plus, in conjunction, when a couple of weeks back I ventured to state that my days in Twitter were numbered? Not Twitter’s any longer.

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Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

Well, I am afraid Alan is right, although I wouldn’t call it a prediction for 2012, but more a reality of today, 2011: the current state with all things social. FB, Twitter & G+. Greg Lowe (@Greg2dot0) December 27, 2011. Take, for instance, Twitter.

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Find Twitter followers by location 2011

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Someone asked in comments on my blog – this one – “how to find followers or users on Twitter by location?&# In other words, what town are those Twitter users in ? Can I make a list of those on Twitter who are in my local area?

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My Favorite Tweets for June 1 - 15 2011

Portals and KM

Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. 25 Women Who Rock Social Media in 2011 [link]. Twitter Will Automate Ad-Buying by End of Year [link] >for SMB. RT @VMaryAbraham : 9 Lessons From Successful Brands on #Twitter [link] #SM. Twitter? No, Twitter Is Not a Replacement For Journalism [link]. Words “FACEBOOK” AND “TWITTER” are banend from French airwaves [link].

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. In 2011, IBM will invest over $2 billion towards the success of its business partners with a focus on providing valuable education to help partners develop the skills they need to add greater value and meet customer needs.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

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How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

Employees now blog and use social media like Facebook and Twitter to stay in touch with customers, partners and other key stakeholders. We can learn a lot about organizations from biology.

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Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

If you haven’t yet tried it yet, Google+ (pronounced “Google Plus”) is a worthy competitor to Facebook and Twitter. Just to be clear, this is different from the way things work on Twitter and Facebook.

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Is Twitter Text, Speech, or Something New?

Portals and KM

I read an interesting article in the Neiman Labs blog, Is Twitter writing, or is it speech?    It asks the question: Is Twitter writing, or is it speech? The article concludes: “The framework of text and speech falls apart once we recognize that Twitter is both and neither at once. Our rhetoric hasn’t yet caught up to our reality — for Twitter and, by extension, for other social media.”.

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My Favorite Tweets for April 1 - 14 2011

Portals and KM

Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. Leading app maker said to be planning Twitter competitor [link]. Wanted, Twitter Tsar paid like PM to boost UK Gov's 'online presence' [link] via @ SBoSM. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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My Fast Forward Posts for August 2011

Portals and KM

  Does Twitter Slide Between Text and Speech? Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. I find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. This isi the last month for the FastForward blog. I have greatly enjoyed the past four plus years writing for it. We are looking into ways to archive the content. 

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A Cure for Listless Tweeting: “Tweet to List”

Alchemy of Change

Like many of you, I use Twitter to help get the word out on things I’m writing about or things I find interesting. The problem is that I have lots of different interests and not everyone who follows me on Twitter cares about all those interests.

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Your number of followers on Twitter doesn't matter but retweets and mentions do

Joitske Hulsebosch

And I used to reassure them that you only get a notification from Twitter when people start following you, not when they unfollow you. I read the paper: Measuring user influence in twitter: the million follower fallacy by Cha, Haddadi, Benevenuto and Gummadi.

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Kyle Sandilands, Sponsors and Hypocrites

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Don’t employ a shock-comedian (Catherine Deveny) and then expect her to behave on Twitter. From Twitter: @Blackmores We instructed our media agency 2 pull all our ads from 2DayFM. And Twitter is rewarding you for doing the right thing- finally?

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Love Hurts – And That’s a Good Thing

Alchemy of Change

This isn’t your standard critique of Twitter and Facebook users being disconnected from the real world. Soul Facebook Love TwitterIf you’ve ever felt true love, then you know that sometimes love hurts – a lot.

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Twitter as Compliment, Not Replacement for Journalism

Portals and KM

Mathew Ingram posed an interesting piece, No, Twitter Is Not a Replacement For Journalism , on Gigaom.  see The New Twitter Journalism or if your prefer, Le Nouveau Journalisme Twitter ) as well as: Can Social Media Support Quality Journalism?  It can complement Twitter and other social media sources to help focus the journalist’s efforts. I

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My Favorite Tweets for May 1 - 14 2011

Portals and KM

Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. Using Twitter Following + Follower Numbers as Effective Metric [link]. Why Twitter Shouldn’t Pull the Plug on TweetDeck [link] > yes! Why Twitter Wants TweetDeck – and TweetDeckers – So Badly [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Elsua

I have been using Twitter now for nearly four years and I still learned a trick or two I didn’t know about it while Paul & Chad covered the slides.

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Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. From a behaviourism point of view, twitter might not be very relevant as a means for learning. However, from a social-constructist view you might see a twitter network building relations.

My Favorite Tweets for December 1 – 15 2011

Portals and KM

Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. RT @socialmedia2day : The State of Social Marketing 2011 - 2012 by @BrianSolis * [link]. RT @outstart : RT @rossdawson : Jane Hart’s @c4lpt 2011 Reading List - best articles of year [link]. Survey Gives Mixed Reviews for US Fed Agencies on Twitter Use [link]. The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011 [link].

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Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Elsua

Over the last few days, perhaps last couple of weeks, I have been having, once again, that ongoing love / hate relationship with Twitter, inclining itself a little bit more on the hate side of things this time around. Tweeting is owned by Twitter.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.   She asked us to enter into a brain storming session by covering her remarks in twitter and then they could analyze this later. I am very pleased to be back after ten years.

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My Favorite Tweets for August 15 - 31 2011

Portals and KM

Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. Darwin Awareness Engine™ - KM World Trend Setting Software for 2011 [link]. Facebook, Twitter Drew Record Numbers Of U.S. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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My Favorite Tweets for April 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. RT @ socialmedia2day : Top 10 Reasons Twitter is On Top of Social Media Food Chain [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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Singapore Social Media Workshop for PR and Online Media: September 2011

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

On 13th of September, 2011 I am teaching a social media workshop in Singapore, AND presenting at a conference. Understand how to measure the effectiveness of your press releases in Twitter and the blogosphere and social media marketing. If you want to know how to put out a social media press release, how to set up an online community monitoring station and how to measure social media, this workshop is for you! Details below and also the brochure and a discount coupon for 15% off!

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The New Twitter Guide for Newsrooms

Portals and KM

I have been discussing the relationship of Twitter and journalism a bit (see Twitter Not a Replacement for Journalism but a Complement and T he New Twitter Journalism , as well as related: I s Twitter Speech, Text, or Something New? ). Many others have touched on the topic and now Twitter, itself, is stepping in with its  “Twitter for Newsrooms,”  using the hastag #TfN. Mashable notes that Twitter may be preaching to the choir.

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May 2011: Social Media Course

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We pull dynamic feeds of conversations on Facebook, Twitter, blogs and others social media sites all into one web page for easier monitoring. Introduction to Twitter and pulling relevant tweets into the social media dashboard.

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Twitter Thanks and Social Media and Public Health

Nancy White

So before I share the slides I want to send a Twitter thankyou/shout out to all the people who provided retweets, links and information. collaboration communication community events online interaction social media technology stewardship triangulation Twitter

The New Twitter Journalism and the Darwin Awareness Engine™

Portals and KM

I noted that social media, and especially Twitter is spreading good and bad information equally quickly, and in volume. Now here are some practical suggestions for using Twitter in a responsible way as a journalist in the post, Journalism's new wave: the world in a tweet by Mark Colvin of ABC.  Mark begins with a long and interesting history of his work in journalism and the evolving technologies form typewriters to Twitter.

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My Favorite Tweets for November 1 - 15 2011

Portals and KM

Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. RT @euan : 56% Of Young Professionals Won’t Work At A Company That Bans Twitter And Facebook [link]. Can A Twitter Account Be A Company Trade Secret?  What Twitter Users Think About the Brands They Follow [link]. RT @darwineco : Twitter Looks to TV, Media Partnerships for Growth [link].

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How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

Facebook, Twitter and the other social networks are where I ‘ collaborate ‘ with my friends because that’s where I keep my social graph. Every once in a while, technology comes along that helps us re-imagine the way organizations work.

Top 16 Reasons I Like Facebook More Than Twitter

Online Social Networking

I’m not at all thinking about quitting Twitter or stopping to recommend it. Twitter is a valuable social media tool that I wouldn’t want to be without. Facebook vs. Twitter. Less Spam Abuse - Facebook fights spam more effectively than Twitter.

My Favorite Tweets for October 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. new study - 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption [link]. Twitter quietly testing expandable timeline [link]. RT @skemsley : [link] » Why Chomsky is wrong about Twitter [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. I know, a long time ago, but still worth while sharing across before we catch up with 2011′s, don’t you think? As he recently announced over on Twitter: .

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Mary Poppins Online Community – Social Media Manager Leah Howard

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We grabbed a drink, Vashti held the camera and we chatted on about Facebook, Twitter, audiences, story lines and the future of social entertainment. Twitter: @MaryPoppins or PoppinsMusical.

Why Google Sparks Matters

Alchemy of Change

You know… kind of like Lists on Twitter, only it’s flows of RSS content rather than tweets. This is a huge weakness of Twitter , where I have no way to segment my tweets by what different people are most likely to care about.

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How about a bitchy tweet on Twitter? When you see someone tweeting how a your product failed them, on Twitter, respond on your blog with news of the upgrade, a workaround or information on how to improve the issue.

Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

Our software currently suffers from a schism between task-oriented productivity tools designed for professional use (think Microsoft Office and Google Docs), and relationship-oriented, social networking services, designed for personal use (think Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr).

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