Learning Social Media: Things To Do When Twitter Goes Down

Man oh man, the blogosphere is having a field day with the latest Twitter takedown by DDoS attacks. Twitter wasn’t the only service affected either (Google, Facebook, FriendFeed, Youtube, Livejournal, and Blogger). If your panties have been in a wad over the downtime of these services, here are a few tips on what you can […]

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Social Media

What’s Really Killing RSS Feeds? Hint: It’s NOT Twitter

There are a lot of opinions floating around the web about Twitter killing RSS feeds. I wholeheartedly disagree though Twitter definitely helps to keep me out of Feedly and Google Reader more often these days. I think it’s the apps themselves and the process of consuming RSS feeds that kills RSS more than other social […]

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Social Media, Tech Opinion, Twitter

5 Ways TweetDeck Is Locking In Twitter Users

Are you familiar with the Twitter client TweetDeck? If not, you might want to jump on the bandwagon. With the release of Tweetdeck’s iPhone application, I’ve noticed something that every Twitter developer needs to pay attention to: Tweetdeck is locking users in for a very long time. How so you ask? Tweetdeck for the iPhone […]

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