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Twitter and ways to have a full Twitter experience

November 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Be careful with TwitterAccording to Ben Parr (2011), the micro-blogging service has more than 100 million active users and surpassed 200 million tweets per day in June but has since jumped to nearly 250 million daily tweets. The growth has been tremendous: Twitter had around 100 million tweets per day in January 2011″. Apart from that, of those 100 million active users, more than the 50% log in everyday. Being such as successful web-site, only when we know how to use Twitter in a productive way, and to make it productive, only when we know how to have a better Twitter experience and use it in academic environments, and using devices created by Twitter, such as the hash tags, only then, we will have a full Twitter experience, which will enhance our views about the world, and that will be part of a collective knowledge that will be useful to everyone interested on it. Read more…

The Microblogging Boom

November 26, 2011 Leave a comment
Microblogs were first known as tumblelogs. The term was coined by Why [the lucky stiff] in April 12, 2005, while describing Christian Neukirchen’s Anarchaia:
“Blogging has mutated into simpler forms (specifically, link- and mob- and aud- and vid- variant), but I don’t think I’ve seen a blog like Chris Neukirchen’s Anarchaia, which fudges together a bunch of disparate forms of citation (links, quotes, flickrings) into a very long and narrow and distracted tumblelog.” (Wikipedia)
Jason Kottke (2005) described tumblelogs as Read more…
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