Happy Birthday, Twitter!

Happy Birthday, Twitter!

Five years ago this week, one of the most popular social networking websites was born. After a group of people built a prototype of what is now Twitter.com, the first post, called a tweet, was made by Jack Dorsey on… Read more »

Twitter Bug Zaps Social Media Website

Twitter Bug Zaps Social Media Website

Twitter startled many of its users yesterday afternoon when all “follower” and “following” settings on accounts went to the startling number of zero. For people who keep up with updates of dozens, hundreds or thousands of other users on the… Read more »

A Week of Very Public Social Media Adventures

A Week of Very Public Social Media Adventures

Social media has been through quite an adventure in the past week. First, it was the launch of Google Buzz and its invasion of privacy in its quest to compete with Facebook and Twitter. Next, Yahoo! mail threw its hat… Read more »

Retweet Reprieve

Retweet Reprieve

I have to admit: I was never a fan of the official Retweet button. Some things are just better DIY. I didn’t want to see strangers’ faces on my feed, and I wanted the freedom to edit tweets if I… Read more »

Why the TwitterPeek is Such a Super Silly Idea

Why the TwitterPeek is Such a Super Silly Idea

Finally, it has arrived: the mobile device that simply and straightforwardly “Puts Smart Phones and Twitter Apps to Shame!” Brought to you by Peek, the enterprising company that released an email-only device in 2008 at just $50 a pop (and… Read more »

Social Media Stats You Should Probably Know About

Social Media Stats You Should Probably Know About

Still not convinced that Social Media is not only here to stay, but here to change the way we do business? Well here are some international stats to blow your mind: There are 1.5 million business searches daily on YouTube,… Read more »