Create Your Own Book: with tweets, blogs, diaries, false starts & crazy dreams (Author hacks for fast-tracking new projects) Reviews

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Twitter Acquires Backtype

On July 6, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter Acquires Backtype

Twitter has acquired BackType. The company runs Backtweets, a website that offers Twitter analytics. Backtweets also provide a search tool that shares information about tweets to a given domain. BackType says Backtweets will now be offered for free, bu…

5 Places to Get Ideas for Writing Articles and Blog Posts

On June 10, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on 5 Places to Get Ideas for Writing Articles and Blog Posts

Writer’s block can happen to anyone.   It could happen to me right now as I write this post.   But there are several things you can do to get out of it and to come up with some captivating topics that your readers will enjoy.  And even if you don’t get writer’s block it can be […]

Twitter Passes 200 Million Accounts

On April 30, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter Passes 200 Million Accounts

Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb reports that Twitter has passed the 200 million accounts plateau. This is not active accounts, just the total number of accounts created. ReadWriteWeb says the number was confirmed by Katie Stanton, Twitter’s VP of…

Manchester United’s Darron Gibson Quits Twitter Two Hours After Joining

On April 25, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Manchester United’s Darron Gibson Quits Twitter Two Hours After Joining

Manchester United’s Darron Gibson did not give Twitter much of a try. The soccer star apparently closed the account after just two hours because he received a barrage of negative tweets.

The Guardian says Gibson closed the account after receiving a t…

Site Attempts to Predict Your Next Tweet

On April 16, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Site Attempts to Predict Your Next Tweet

A website called That Can Be My Next Tweet will attempt to guess your next tweet and let you tweet it. This would make life easier, but the sad reality is the tweets are too nonsensical to replace your actual tweets. They do sound like your tweets be…

Filter and Hide Unwanted Tweets on Twitter.com with Slipstream

On April 16, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Filter and Hide Unwanted Tweets on Twitter.com with Slipstream

TweetI have been using Slipstream for a couple of weeks now and I honestly don’t know how I’ve lived without it. It’s an extension, currently only available for Chrome and Safari, which lets you filter tweets directly on Twitter.com. You … read more

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Twitter Developers Gain Access To Easier “Tweet Embedding”

On March 31, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter Developers Gain Access To Easier “Tweet Embedding”

It has been nearly a year since Twitter announced embeddable tweets and since that time very little development has gone into making those tweets easy to embed via users websites. In fact most users require a third party solution such as Blackbird Pie for WordPress which in it’s best case use creates a screenshot of […]

Buffer – Automatic Tweet Posting and Scheduling

On March 26, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Buffer – Automatic Tweet Posting and Scheduling

TweetBuffer is one of those tools that can come in handy for any Twitter user, but it’s especially useful for busy people who don’t have the time to tweet as often as they’d like. One of the keys to building … read more

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Drunken Social Media: Last Night Never Happened App

On March 24, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Drunken Social Media: Last Night Never Happened App

Facebook and Twitter have allowed our lives to become more interconnected and while that connectivity is great for reconnecting with old friends and staying in touch with current ones, it can also mean airing our dirty laundry, a fact that can be exasperated by a drunken night of debauchery. Thankfully if you’re a “serial poster” […]

Study Shows: 42% Of Tweets Come From Third Party Twitter Apps

On March 15, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Study Shows: 42% Of Tweets Come From Third Party Twitter Apps

Twitter users only send 58% of their overall Tweets using the company’s own proprietary Twitter applications and website according to a recent survey. The study comes just one week after platform chief Ryan Sarver’s said that 90% of all Twitter users are sending Tweets from official Twitter applications. Sarver’s assertion may in fact be true, […]

Twitter Attracting Half A Million New Users Daily, Plus Other Fun Facts

On March 15, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter Attracting Half A Million New Users Daily, Plus Other Fun Facts

Since launching five years ago Twitter has seen mammoth growth and this week they took some time to celebrate their fifth anniversary by announcing that the social media service is now attracting more than 460,000 new users each day. The world’s first ever Tweet was sent on March 21, 2006 and since then the following […]

Twidroyd And UberTwitter Restored After Various Twitter API Violations

On February 21, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twidroyd And UberTwitter Restored After Various Twitter API Violations

UberMedia apps Ubersocial (previously known as UberTwitter) and Twidroyd are back online today after nearly two days of no Twitter access due to various violations. A Twitter rep told Mashable that the programs were banned from the company’s API for “multiple violations” which included, but were not limited to “a privacy issue with direct messages […]

A Second Look: 6 Types of Twitter Tools That Come in Handy

On February 5, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on A Second Look: 6 Types of Twitter Tools That Come in Handy

We go over so many tools here are Blogging Tips that many of them are often forgotten as they’re buried deeper into the archives. I thought it would be nice to go over a few Twitter tools that are useful and definitely worth a second look. If you’re an avid Twitter user, it’s a good […]

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Twitter’s Collective Response To The Egyptian Protests: Let The People Speak

On January 29, 2011, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter’s Collective Response To The Egyptian Protests: Let The People Speak

Wow, what a couple of weeks it has been for Social Media. Heralded as helping spark the revolution in Tunisia by giving people the voice to call the populace together against corruption, Social Media is now being fought by the Egyptian government. Yesterday the Internet was effectively turned off in Egypt but little could be […]

Twitter Research Shows A Very Loyal Daily User Base

On December 11, 2010, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter Research Shows A Very Loyal Daily User Base

Twitter users love their Twitter accounts, so much in fact that on average 80% of all Twitter users will post at least one Tweet or ReTweet to their account daily. The 80% level comes from a PEW report that also finds that Twitter users typically fall into one of three categories; young adults, minorities and […]

Sort Tweets by Relevance and Importance with Cadmus

On November 26, 2010, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Sort Tweets by Relevance and Importance with Cadmus

How many times have you looked at your Twitter timeline and wished that there was an easier way to get caught up on just the important tweets that you may have missed? Well Cadmus aims to fix that problem for you. You may be familiar with Cadmus as a plugin for Seesmic or as an […]

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Twitter For iPhone Embraces Push Notifications

On November 17, 2010, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter For iPhone Embraces Push Notifications

After many months of waiting it looks like Twitter for iPhone will finally have a feature iOS users have been begging for without having to rely upon a third party service. When you’re out and about, your phone probably isn’t always in front of you. It might be in your pocket or purse or on […]

Twitter Talking Tough About Trademarks And Tweets?

On October 30, 2010, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Twitter Talking Tough About Trademarks And Tweets?

Not desiring their brand to go the way of Xerox, Aspirin and Kleenex (which lost their trademark status in the US), the folks at Twitter wrote a post linking to not only their new logos, but also highlighting the rules when it comes to using “tweet” or “twitter” in a product or service. We understand […]

Back Up Your Tweets Safely with TweetGuard

On October 30, 2010, Posted by , In NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Back Up Your Tweets Safely with TweetGuard

Are you worried about losing your tweets and not being able to get them back? Well, TweetGuard backs up your tweets for you on a daily basis and for free. So, if you happen to lose your tweets at any point, you’ll have archives available at TweetGuard plus, you can also have a copy saved […]

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What Should Twitter Build? (Hackweek)

On October 23, 2010, Posted by , In Community Posts,NEWS, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on What Should Twitter Build? (Hackweek)

Borrowing a page from Facebook, Twitter has decided to have a “hackathon” in which engineers will be temporarily free to build whatever they desire without being confined to their day jobs. To keep with the spirit of driving innovation in engineering, we’ll be holding our first Hack Week starting today (Oct 22) and running through […]