tweeters

tweeters

Unthinkable? A return to (a little) distance

www.guardian.co.uk
Today's writer has to reach out, not through the power of their work so much as by the appeal of their personalityOnce, writers dwelt quite apart from their readers. One hand clasped to a palely domed forehead, they wrestled to order their words and ideas in rooms where the joy...
Unthinkable? A return to (a little) distance

Notes from Guy's star-studded #SXSW panel on best Twitter tools

holykaw.alltop.com
On Monday, Guy bought together Twitter superstars for the SXSW panel he moderated in Austin. The session included social media leaders, such as Laura Fitton, CEO and founder of oneforty.com; John Yamasaki, community evangelist at Seesmic; Nick Halstead, CEO of TweetMeme; Amita Paul, founder of Objective Marketer; and Robert...
Notes from Guy's star-studded #SXSW panel on best Twitter tools

Police officers' Twitter accounts closed after watchdog raises concerns

www.guardian.co.uk
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary intervenes over concerns about content of four Northamptonshire officers' tweetsFour police officers have had their Twitter accounts closed down by their force after Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) raised concerns about the content of their tweets.The move comes after a warning in the Guardian...
Police officers' Twitter accounts closed after watchdog raises concerns
Libratone Offers First Fully Wireless Speaker In The Zipp

David Cameron joins Twitter

www.guardian.co.uk
Prime minister receives torrent of abuse after first post promising not to make 'too many tweets'David Cameron has signed up to Twitter, prompting users of the social networking site to inundate him with hundreds of hostile messages.The Tory leader clocked up more than 50,000 followers within hours of his debut,...
David Cameron joins Twitter
Altec Lansing announces inAir 5000, its first Airplay-capable speaker
This Is The Perfect Bookmarklet For Tweeters
The next MacBooks could have this surround sound speaker system
Sonos Releases The Playbar, A Sound Bar With Built-In Streaming Magic
See Tech's Most Obnoxious Tweeters Right Here [Infographic]
Dear College Students: LinkedIn Is Not The Same As Facebook

Pssst, hey buddy: Want to win a free pair of Expand tickets?

www.engadget.com
Last week, two lucky Tweeters each won a pair of tickets to Engadget Expand this March 16-17 in San Francisco by telling us which speaker they're most looking forward to seeing at the conference. Now we're giving away some more free tickets -- and this time, it's personal! We...
Pssst, hey buddy: Want to win a free pair of Expand tickets?

Airline Routes Are a Pretty Good Predictor of Twitter Connections

www.theatlantic.com
A study finds that -- surprise! -- the Twitter world mirrors patterns in our offline world.You know the maps that show the criss-crossing lines of global air routes? Well, if you could make a map of Twitter, with arched lines tracing the connections among the places that tweeters and their...
Airline Routes Are a Pretty Good Predictor of Twitter Connections

Using Twitter Search for Business

www.chrisbrogan.com
I spend a lot of time in Twitter search. I do it for several purposes. One is for my client partners. For instance, if I’m thinking of ways to do things for MolsonCoors, I might start up searches on various beer brands to get some competitive analysis. I might start...
Using Twitter Search for Business

Is the law criminalising 'improper' Twitter use a menace? | Amanda Bancroft

www.guardian.co.uk
Everything from jokes to racism is covered by section 127 of the Communications Act. Clarification is neededPaul Chambers. Sir Olly C. Joshua Cryer. The one thing the three men have in common is that all have been found guilty of offences under section 127 of the Communications Act 2003 for...
Is the law criminalising 'improper' Twitter use a menace? | Amanda Bancroft

Jabra's $200 Solemate portable Bluetooth speaker wants to kick the Jambox aside

www.engadget.com
If you looked at the photo above thinking Dr. Martens got into the portable speaker game, you're not so far off. Jabra's taken its Bluetooth headset know-how and blended it with a footwear-inspired design to create its first portable speaker, the $200 Solemate. At first glance the shoe theme...
Jabra's $200 Solemate portable Bluetooth speaker wants to kick the Jambox aside
Aperion's mighty ARIS DLNA wireless speaker will cost $499

Hashtags: from Twitter to Facebook

www.guardian.co.uk
Tweeters have been organising their thoughts using hashtags for years. Now Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring them to his social networking siteAge: First used on Twitter in August, 2007. So five and a half.Appearance: #likethisAnd what exactly is a hashtag? Anything preceded by a #.As in? As in #nothelpful.That's not helpful....
Hashtags: from Twitter to Facebook

O2's Twitter team demonstrate their social media moves on angry tweeters

www.guardian.co.uk
When people spout venom at you on Twitter, what's a corporate account to do? Keep calm and carry on - but do respond. PolitelyO2 was having a nightmare of an evening, and morning, after the failure of its service over Wednesday night affected huge numbers of customers.And in the front...
O2's Twitter team demonstrate their social media moves on angry tweeters

Twitter ordered to identify racist tweeters in France

www.computerworld.com
A French court has ordered Twitter to hand over any data that could help authorities there identify people who posted racist and anti-Semitic tweets on its website....
Twitter ordered to identify racist tweeters in France

Want to ask the NASA Mars Curiosity team a question? You can on Reddit this Thursday

thenextweb.com
The hottest thing on the Internet, or perhaps in the galaxy, is the NASA team that put the Mars Science Laboratory team that put the Curiosity Rover on Mars. Whether it’s the fact that we’re on Mars in a big way, or that a dude on the team has a...
Want to ask the NASA Mars Curiosity team a question? You can on Reddit this Thursday

Anywhere, anytime on-demand: A vision of the mobile future

venturebeat.com
Charles Armstrong is founder and CEO of TourWrist, “the YouTube of panoramas.” Running a mobile-centric platform, I’m completely inspired by technology’s present metamorphosis. More than ever, our devices are becoming human, tailored to our lives and empowering us with new opportunities to connect and learn. So where will this...
Anywhere, anytime on-demand: A vision of the mobile future

Twitter Executive Says Site's Interface Needs An Overhaul

www.readwriteweb.com
If you've ever sent a tweet and thought "That seems so 1998" you're in good - and perhaps surprising - company. Let's face it: Twitter doesn't let you hyperlink text, it doesn't thread conversations and, despite a redesign late last year, it still doesn't showcase video and photos as well...
Twitter Executive Says Site's Interface Needs An Overhaul

Twitter reaction to Ched Evans case shows rape culture is alive and kicking | Amanda Bancroft

www.guardian.co.uk
Some tweets directed at the woman raped by Evans may be punishable, but the attitudes that led to them are deeply embeddedOn Friday afternoon, the Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans was sentenced to five years in jail for raping a 19-year-old woman. His co-accused, Port Vale footballer Clayton McDonald, was...
Twitter reaction to Ched Evans case shows rape culture is alive and kicking | Amanda Bancroft
Philips' £299.99 dual iPhone turntable dock looks ridiculous
Twitter is under pressure to identify the racist users behind #unbonjuif

TweetUp Offers Paid Twitter Searches

www.socialtimes.com
Would you pay to have your tweets show up in a Twitter search for keywords? That’s what Bill Gross, a veteran of paid search advertising and founder of tech incubator Idealab, believes, and he’s launched his new TweetUp tweet search engine to prove it. The idea behind TweetUp, which launched...
TweetUp Offers Paid Twitter Searches

Brands Don't Read Up To 97% Of Tweets About Them

www.businessinsider.com
A lot of companies -- like Walmart and Target -- use social media channels as customer relations tools. We noted recently that they have difficulty keeping up with all the comments from their consumers (Walmart had 5,500 unanswered questions on its Facebook pages prior to Christmas.) Costco, for instance, didn't...
Brands Don't Read Up To 97% Of Tweets About Them
Logitech UE Boombox And Mobile Boombox Review: Bluetooth Speakers With A Rich Sound

Lessons the tech world learned in 2012

www.guardian.co.uk
It was the year that saw Raspberry Pi become a true phenomenon, Twitter users on the end of libel actions and publishers' dreams of iPad riches take a reality check. Here are the nine key lessons of the yearLESSON 1 Tweet in haste, repent at leisureWho would have thought that...
Lessons the tech world learned in 2012
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?