Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

A number of organizations take advantage of “User Generated Content,&# but only a few have built the kind of momentum we see with Twitter. The commitment of its core users is intense, and a key element of Twitter’s strategy for competing with Facebook.

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?

Why and how I use Twitter

Jenny Connected

This post is for Maxine Griffiths (@now_teach_this) but I hope others will chime in, in the comments or on Twitter, to support Maxine in her MA in Education. I joined Twitter in July 2008, but you can see from my stats that I am not an avid Twitter user. twitter social media

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You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch

This week I did some intakes for a course about learning technologies which is starting next Monday and I realized that actually very few people are using Twitter. That's a pity, because Twitter can actually help you to generate better ideas. elearning innovation research twitter

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Thank you, Benoît Mandelbrot Keep Stretching… » Twitter is Not a Social Network That’s right, Twitter is not a social network. See my post on Twitter’s Golden Egg.

Learning by coincidence on Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch

(cartoon via Rob Speekenbrink ) I get involved in lots of discussions whether Twitter - is learning (or nonsense). Often I answer that you definitely learn through twittering because you can link through to blogposts, articles etc. Back to Twitter. learning twitter

Australian Journalists on Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

(nearly 100) Here’s a list of journalists from Australian (mostly mainstream, some New Zealanders) media who have embraced, indeed are head over heels, in love with Twitter. Trevor Cook put a dozen Australian Journalists on Twitter together.

Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Twitter just announced @anywhere platform – notice who is missing? Anyway here’s my thoughts, right after the Twitter blog/press release : Monday, March 15, 2010. We’ve developed a new set of frameworks for adding this Twitter experience anywhere on the web.

Egyptian revolution on Twitter

Endless Knots

Thanks to Susan Scrupski: Andre Pannison , a network scientist at the University of Turin, hauled out some network tools (and some clever thinking) to map one hour of Twitter activity at the time of Mubarak's resignation on Feb 11.

Going Mobile: Twitter celebrities

e-Moderation Station

This activity encourages students to start using the ‘text’ function of their mobile phones with Twitter. digital generation ICT mlearning tablets twitter activities android apps devices handheld ideas iphone m-learning mobile smartphone

Twitter: Block list and Who I block on Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Twitter: Block list and Who I block on Twitter is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: block , block list , list , Twitter , who blocks me , you block. Tags: Twitter howto block block list list who blocks me you block

Social Media courses – Facebook Twitter – 2013 Sydney Australia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Are you looking for practical handson computer based or lecture based training on Facebook, Twitter, social media campaigns, social media measurement etc?

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Twitter: Skittles does a twitter bomb

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Recent one’s on twitter have been #fisting (informal) and # velociroflcoptersaurus (happner and Amnesia). In order to appear on their home page - the whole home page has been taken over - you have to use the word “Skittles&# on Twitter.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Two, how can Twitter make money? Question two comes from Question one (in part) - if Twitter doesn’t find a way for us to show we value it, it will fold/go under/dead pool, and that would be a shame. . Customer Pays Twitter . Would it work for Twitter?

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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Twitter Plus TV Equals iTweeVee

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Coming to Australia 3rd weekend in September, complete with hashtags, tweets and TV Guide is iTweeVee – I found out from Andrew from iTweeVee Sydney who is Cuccurullo on Twitter. Hence this is really Twitter with a bunch of other things wrapped around it.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Elsua

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. I still love Twitter, as I wrote just recently. Why do we follow people on Twitter in the first place?

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Twitter Lists I Am On

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I first started looking down the lists of lists, the Twitter lists list, to see if there were any that I had to remove myself from. One removes oneself from Twitter lists by blocking the person who created the list. Ghostmunching on Twitter.

Reaching out via Twitter

Michelle Laurie

In the last couple months I have come across an info graphic on Twitter that is definitely worth sharing. As a recently new ‘tweeter’ (6 months) these stats are helpful in understanding the power of Twitter and how to harness that power. I am not alone on Twitter, 1 billion tweets go out every week. How can you argue when someone is joining Twitter every 5 seconds? Still, give it a try and share your twitter handle!

Four Types of Status Updates for Improving Social Media Engagement on Facebook and Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Just because you’ve got a Facebook Page and Twitter Account doesn’t mean anyone is interested in what you have to say. On Twitter we use the @name for a reason – to bring that person into the conversation.

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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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Singapore: University + Twitter = Twuniversity

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

While some balk at the idea of introducing Twitter into classrooms , Michael Netzley, assistant professor of Corporate Communication Practice at Singapore Management University, told ZDNet Asia in an e-mail interview that educators can help students and prepare them for life outside the university. He added that the use of Twitter or discussion forums such as FriendFeed in the class opens up opportunities for students to participate and play an active role in their learning.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Elsua

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

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Facilitating a twitter chat

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've now participated in three Twitter chat sessions. I've interviewed Rinus about his way of facilitating a twitter chat. Why did you start facilitating Twitter Chats? It started with a movie that I saw about Twitter Tuesday for the U.S. I said jokingly, that we could start a twitter Tuesday in the Netherlands. How have you started your twitter Tuesday ? Tags: online facilitation twitter

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Twitter Focus (#seascorcher)

Nancy White

I have been following the twitter hashtag #seascorcher where all of us Seattlites are connecting, communicating and often commiserating about our record breaking heat wave. It has been interesting to reflect on a) how much I’ve been on Twitter today and b) what I’m Tweeting about.

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Twitter: Politics and Moldova Riots

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social network Twitter tool used in organising riots in Moldova. Moldova: Romania to blame for Twitter riots. Protests over Moldova’s election have gathered pace, fueled by Facebook and Twitter. From CNN : .

Natalie Imbruglia: Stars on Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Natalie Imbruglia (@natimbruglia) responding to a fan on Twitter. While a number of stars are still using Twitter for broadcast (get an intern to tweet 140 char press releases linking to full press release) more and more are using the online community Twitter in a social way.

Crosspost from NWWCoP: Twitter Chats and Tweetups

Nancy White

How to Run Twitter Chats. There are both technical and facilitation things to consider to effectively pull people into a coherent interaction on Twitter. Mashable’s Twitter Chat tips. How to Capture the Content of Twitter Chats. Visit some twitter chats.

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Job: Build Twitter Following

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

background to Twitter Reputation Mangement ). Technorati Tags: bid , jobs , more followers , reputation , scriptlance , trust , Twitter. Tags: Online Communities jobs social networks Twitter peer2peer scriptlance more followers revenue reputation trust Australia bid Scriptlance is a job auction slash project management site; You post up the job you want done - a website created, graphic design of a logo or editing of a document - and the members bid to do the work.

Peoplebrowsr: How to search Twitter bio profiles

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Ever wondered how to search the Bio fields for someone in Twitter? How to search Twitter profiles? Go to Peoplebrowsr and log in using your Peoplebrowsr account, or Twitter account or any other account. Peoplebrowsr is the only surefire way I’ve found.

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Twitter: Verified Accounts and Leadership Badges

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Twitter is verifying famous people accounts (companies may come later). In this case Twitter. To prevent identity confusion, Twitter is experimenting (beta testing) with a ‘Verified Account’ feature. Famous people get it for free because Twitter values their custom.

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Engineers without Fears

I know that Twitter is old hat to you ker-azy Web 2.0 There is an ACT-KM thread going on about applications of Twitter to the enterprise at the moment. My thinking can be summed up in the following 2 slides: twitter

Inspiration via Twitter

Viv Mcwaters

Some of you will know that I’m quite a fan of Twitter. Thanks to Neil Gaiman for the heads up (on Twitter) and hat tip to Patti Digh. By following a diverse group of people I’m exposed to ideas, articles, blogs and links that I would probably never find any other way.

Why is Twitter So Mad at Google?

Alchemy of Change

Twitter is mad at Google for connecting Google+ with search - and for commoditizing their service in the process. Network Strategies Facebook Flickr Google TwitterHow this might not be such a bad thing.

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How NOT to do Customer Service on Twitter Crucial Paradigm

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Sometimes you do it on Twitter. It’s not just staff that get told off when they have a moan on Twitter – have a look at this exchange: Now if this was on one of my forums I’d tell ‘em to sort it out but it’s not really a personal attack.

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Twitter: Haiku and London Train Station Kingsplace

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Your mission - go to the social network Twitter, write a haiku about English summer (or their approximation there of), tweet it, with the hashtag (label) of #kingsplace. From Kinsgplace website : Twitter. And because The Guardian grooves on down with Twitter.

Birth of Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Interesting story: Twitter was born about three years ago, when @Jack , @Biz , @Noah , @Crystal , @Jeremy , @Adam , @TonyStubblebine , @Ev , me ( @Dom ), @Rabble , @RayReadyRay , @Florian , @TimRoberts , and @Blaine worked at a podcasting company called Odeo, Inc.

Twitter: Who tweets in your organisation?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Two companies with very different results use Twinterns – interns who Twitter. She has increased Pizza Hut’s Twitter followers from 3,000 to more than 13,000 and successfully executed a sales promotion over the Fourth of July weekend.

Twitter Trending Tops – Why? from Brizzly

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Ever wondered why a topic is trending on Twitter? Twitter Trending Tops – Why? Technorati Tags: brizzly , keywords , Online Communities , social networks , trending topics , Twitter , why. A new service – that does heaps more besides – tells you.

Twitter Use Keeps Expanding

Portals and KM

A new Pew Repor t stated that 13% of online adults use Twitter, and half of Twitter users access the service on a cell phone. This is a significant increase from the 8% of online adults who said they were Twitter users the first time Pew asked about Twitter adoption in November 2010. The study found that 25% of online African Americans now use Twitter, 19% of Hispanics, compared with 9% of non-Hispanic whites to use the Pew terms.

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In fact as more world leaders move onto Twitter, the horses mouth has never been so evident. Or a Twitterer? Media140: generalizations abound, or else very personal stories on “How I got started on Twitter&#. Incidentally, we got the usual bashing Bloggers/Facebookers/Twitterers are guilty of all the below: Echo Chamber: An echo chamber is a social network – if we share a Purpose (gardening, law, crochet) then we discuss the same or similar topics ad nauseum.

Humor: Swine Flu Discussions on Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I started a SocialMediaFlu hashtag (# socialmediaflu ) on Twitter - there were zero instances when I started at 3:15, let’s see where it goes. Technorati Tags: cartoon , funny , humor , Humour , swine flu , Twitter , xkcd. Politically incorrect. but funny! From XKcD.com.

Twitter: how to find lists and followers based on bio

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Want to find Twitter followers based on their location, or bio information? Twitter is great unless we don’t know anyone on there. Twitter needs people to be interesting. Australian wineries on Twitter. Twitter Lists I Am On (8).