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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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

2016 141

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.

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.

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.

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **. It’s often said Twitter is one of the most powerful teacher professional development tools available. Etiquette on Twitter.

2013 168

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.

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!

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.

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


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

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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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?

2013 165

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?

2011 153

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


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?

2015 189

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.

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?

Twitter: Bots gone Bad

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

On Twitter? Technorati Tags: Australia , john lacey , Online Communities , shel israel , social networks , Twitter , wibbler. Tags: social media Online Communities social networks Twitter shel israel john lacey public relations Australia wibbler Is it gauche to blog our tweets?

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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Twitter in plain English

Endless Knots

While writing a description of an upcoming Twitter session that I'm moderating for the Enterprise 2.0 conference here in Boston June 22-25, I found this one, which I'm posting for everyone who's asked me about Twitter, Web 2.0, Keep it short and it Twitters just fine.

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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!

2011 186

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.

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 : .

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.

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.

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.

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 Is Where Conversations Go To Die


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.

2012 179

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.

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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Australia ad:tech: Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Sydney, Australia: Panel on the Business of Twitter at ad:tech. As we discuss the following: How Twitter can support business objectives. The evolution of the B2C Twitter relationship. The value of Twitter networks. How to monetise Twitter for business impact. I believe that Twitter is a fantastic example of the power and inflence online communities and social media can have. I’m on 2 panels at ad:tech -this is one of ‘em.

Learning from indigenous voices on twitter

Chris Corrigan

For me, this is where twitter is immensely helpful. Twitter has amplified indigenous voices without sanitizing the raw, daily reality of living in country where the IDEAL of reconciliation is so far away from what is actually happening.

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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.

Monetizing Twitter

Community Guy

The question often comes up, “How can I monetize [our presence on] Twitter?&# (or blogs, or any sort of social media tool, really). The real question is first “What’s our business objective for being on Twitter?&# If the answer has something to do with finding direct revenue, you clearly don’t understand Twitter. If you’re on Twitter for no other reason than to push products, you’re doing it wrong.

Twitter to start your personal learning network

Joitske Hulsebosch

When I saw this video on the free technology for teachers blog with about the use of twitter for educators I was struck by the way they see twitter as THE only tool for educators. How is twitter used by the panel? They don't call it twitter but rather a personal learning network.

Twitter Search #myonlineorigins

Nancy White

So I was tickled to be led to Twitter / Search – #myonlineorigins. I’m always interested in where people started in their “practice&# no matter what the practice. What are your online origins? Photo Credit: quapan.

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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 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.