Tag Archives: Twitter

Social Media: It’s not the Wild West after all!

If there is one good thing to come out of the Newsnight fiasco, which resulted in the irresponsible and inaccurate smearing of Lord McAlpine on social networks, it’s the challenge to the long-held assumption that Tweeting or blogging defamatory or libellous … Continue reading

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Twitter Search in Plain English

Maybe nothing new here for the seasoned Twitter user, but as always, Lee Lefever does a great job in putting across fairly complex concepts in a simple ‘matter of fact’ way. This new video from CommonCraft covers Twitter Search, and … Continue reading

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Twitter in Plain English

Twitter in Plain English, another great video by Lee LeFever over at the CommonCraft Show. If you’re still not sure what twitter is, or whether it’s for you, this will go some way to answering your questions.

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Evan Williams describes the Twitter phenomenon

Twitter is the fastest growing social network at the moment and gaining increasing credibility as the ‘killer app’ for 2009. Here Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, speaking at TED, describes how the project got started and how its development is continually … Continue reading

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The Twitter 100

I came across this potentially useful compilation of the 100 most popular sites mashing up and remixing Twitter, as measured by the number of bookmarks at Del.icio.us. Thanks to the Museum of Modern Betas Labs for this list. twitter (13092) … Continue reading

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Twitter under the microscope

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New links for Communities and Networks 2008-05-04 @ del.icio.us

Tools for Communities Wiki A companion piece to a forthcoming book Stewarding Technologies for Communities of Practice by Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John D. Smith. It collects knowledge about how Communities of Practice use different tools. Like all Wikis, … Continue reading

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