I went to a talk by a well-known author yesterday in an auditorium. The lights were somewhat dimmed, but definitely not dark. The person in front of me spent about half of the talk live-tweeting bits from the talk. The lights were sufficiently dim that the (5-6") cell phone of the person in front of me was quite distracting to me, since it shined directly at me (the user actually turned the phone away from them a bit, which I wonder was due to the brightness of the screen.
). However, I am somewhat more sensitive to bright light than other people. Has smart phone usage reached sufficient social acceptance to allow usage in a non-darkened auditorium? [more inside]
posted by saeculorum
on Sep 10, 2014 -
I'm enjoying following Moby Dick
excerpts via Twitter, and Angus MacLise's calendar poem YEAR
. Are there any other Twitter accounts like this that the hive would recommend? [more inside]
posted by ethel
on Jun 19, 2014 -
For a Twitter account I'm thinking of setting up (tweeting interesting things I pick up on a police scanner, basically), I want the ability to quickly tweet from a map interface, with the tweet being geotagged with a chosen location. Does a service like this exist? [more inside]
posted by Jimbob
on Jul 22, 2013 -
Hi, How many tweets (twitter service) are published per second circa June 2011? And do you think it is increasing exponentially?
References would be great.
posted by raphael19
on Jun 5, 2011 -
Looking for Twitter feeds of companies that advertise deals and sales on their Twitter feeds. [more inside]
posted by reenum
on Sep 17, 2010 -
Why did my Twitter count suddenly jump by 8,000?
When I started Twitter about a years ago, my Tweet-to-Follower ratio was about one-to-one. When they added the re-tweet feature to my Twitter stream, that ratio dropped to about 3 to 2. Yesterday I had about 3.3K tweets, now it says about 11.3K. It's been hovering around 3,000+ for weeks now. Why the sudden jump? Is is possible that this was caused by a hacker getting into my account, or are a lot of Twitter users experiencing this?
posted by SociologistTina
on Jan 20, 2010 -
Is there a way or tool to easily wed Twitter to Delicious, through sickness and in health? Preferably more health... [more inside]
posted by metalheart
on Apr 4, 2009 -