What are the best tools for accurately tracking and getting statistics on Twitter hashtags? [more inside]
posted by puffl
on Dec 15, 2010 -
Can anyone recommend legit ad networks, vendors etc. to help us grow a client's Facebook fans and Twitter followers quickly? [more inside]
posted by carofowler
on Dec 15, 2010 -
AskMe is always saying that one should register their full name on certain web services, just to protect them for future use. I have the basics - what am I missing? [more inside]
posted by SNWidget
on Nov 25, 2010 -
Which tumblr themes automatically attach "Share This on Facebook" and "Share This on Twitter" buttons to every individual post? I'm interested in both free and premium themes. Bonus points if you can point me to a real-life Tumblr blog that uses the particular theme.
posted by yankeefog
on Nov 14, 2010 -
Surely it's possible to block all Twitter posts tagged with a particular thing. It can't be difficult, but I can't seem to find any way of doing it and my google-fu has failed me. [more inside]
posted by monster max
on Nov 6, 2010 -
Dumb question here, especially coming from a web developer ... But I use a Twitter widget on occasion on the front page of the site I work on. We'll be using it again Election night from about 4pm through to the wee morning hours.
The widget is the standard-variety Twitter-supplied widget (http://twitter.com/widgets
The problem is, this widget always seems to "die" at some point during its use. That is, it will display tweets just fine for an hour or two (maybe even three, if I'm lucky), then it stops displaying tweets altogether, showing just the styled box, completely devoid of tweets.
Search as I have, google-fu has failed me. Can't seem to come up with an explanation that seems reasonable to my supervisors. Any ideas?
posted by jrchaplin
on Oct 26, 2010 -
Is there a (preferably free) service that lets you get a count of number of tweets by hashtag for a specified date range? Being able to also get a number of unique users tweeting about a hashtag would also be helpful.
posted by OverlappingElvis
on Oct 21, 2010 -
Help, please. I cannot get any page at all at Twitter to load -- it just kicks me back to whatever page I was on previously. This started exactly when I installed the latests AOL Aim program on 9.15.
posted by jfwlucy
on Sep 23, 2010 -
Teaching English to a class of university-aged students. There will be one laptop and one projector in the classroom. I've never used technology in the classroom before. Help! [more inside]
posted by mammary16
on Sep 20, 2010 -
Help me filter my foodtruck twitter feed! I want to get only tweets referencing my street (so I can only see the foodtrucks who will be near me that day) without having to read 8000 other tweets. Iphone or web based please. Bonus points for easy -- I'm a twitter novice. [more inside]
posted by bluesky78987
on Sep 17, 2010 -
Looking for Twitter feeds of companies that advertise deals and sales on their Twitter feeds. [more inside]
posted by reenum
on Sep 17, 2010 -
Have you seen any sites -- mainstream media or other -- that use Twitter in an innovative way relating to breaking news? I'm especially interested in ways that readers participate, but would also look at ways the sites get the news out to their users. Examples might be the site asks readers to tweet reactions to an earthquake from the scene, or to tweet their picks for an upcoming football game, and the site then uses this information in some way. (Facebook and other social media innovations are also of interest, but mostly looking for Twitter info.) Thanks!
posted by GaelFC
on Sep 14, 2010 -
I want to find tweets going back over a month with a certain #tag (from different twitters), but "older tweets are not currently available" and it's only showing a couple of days worth at most. [more inside]
posted by lemonfridge
on Aug 27, 2010 -
Does anyone know of a more dependable alternative to RSS Graffiti? It does all the right things, but also does some squirrelly things it shouldn't... [more inside]
posted by Ignatius J. Reilly
on Aug 26, 2010 -
I'm hiring, and in addition to interviewing, checking references (official and un-), etc., I'd like to see how candidates are using Twitter, Facebook, and/or Tumblr. Facility with this stuff isn't a primary requirement of the job, but it's helpful; I also think it's a good way to gauge a candidate's judgement and to see how they manage their public face. On the other hand, it feels like following or friending is weird, or possibly an invasion of privacy. Is it?
posted by janet lynn
on Aug 20, 2010 -
I just moved to Oakland from LA. I find Twitter to be really useful. Please recommend Bay Area-ish Twitter feeds (for Oakland, San Francisco and Marin, since I'll be spending lots of time time in all three regions) I should be following. [more inside]
posted by the_bone
on Aug 13, 2010 -
AndroidFilter: How do I link certain contacts in my contactbook to their Facebook profiles or Twitter pages... when the names don't match? [more inside]
posted by smitt
on Aug 3, 2010 -
Are there insurgents you can follow on Twitter? In the digital age, many guerrilla groups (revolutionary, separatist or otherwise) have their own websites to publicize their causes. Do they use social media like twitter? And, how would I go about looking for them? (It's an academic question, I'm not making any plans...)
posted by B-squared
on Aug 2, 2010 -
I occasionally pick up Twitter followers that appear to be bogus accounts (e.g. today's follower has stats of 1 tweet, following 640 people, 0 followers).
What's up with these accounts? What's the motivation behind them? What are people trying to accomplish?
posted by swngnmonk
on Jul 27, 2010 -
I'm seeking to write a shell script (probably using sed) that will be given some text and will abbreviate it for me. I've no need to reinvent the wheel, if such a shell script already exists. More inside. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike
on Jul 26, 2010 -
When I type in the twitter.com website URL, someone's personal blogger web page comes up but it still says twitter.com in the URL. This has been happening for about a week or so--what's going on here? Help please.
posted by sandra194
on Jul 17, 2010 -
Who else has gotten unexpected Twitter followers because of a misinterpreted tweet? [more inside]
posted by hwestiii
on Jul 10, 2010 -
Is there a clip on youtube where Stephen Fry talks about 'malevolent' comments on blogs, twitter or youtube? [more inside]
posted by ts;dr
on Jul 8, 2010 -
Which Podcasts/Twitter Feeds are most worth my time in the run-up to (and during) next month's World Cup? [more inside]
posted by Ufez Jones
on May 25, 2010 -
How are you using microblogging in your company?
I am particularly interested in the experience of employees of Microsoft or other beta testers of Microsoft's Officetalk
- Secondarily: companies that are using other intranet microblogging platforms.
-Thirdly: companies that are using Twitter.
What are Advantages? Disadvantages? Best practices?
Frodo the 13th
posted by frodoxiii
on May 20, 2010 -
Planners, Social Media Experts, and Community Activists: Have you encountered any really great uses of the internet for keeping a community informed and engaged in a public planning process? [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow
on May 13, 2010 -
Who are the best folks to follow on twitter as a librarian or library science person? - or related fields? Information organizers?
posted by specialk420
on May 8, 2010 -
Is there a way to simultaneously update my facebook, twitter, and blog with an update? I am new to doing social media for an organization, and we want to be accessible in multiple formats. Any tips for how to do that effectively would be most appreciated.
posted by tnygard
on May 7, 2010 -
What are the legal issues with a give-away or sweepstakes on Twitter/FB? What makes it a sweepstakes? YANAL [more inside]
posted by IzzeYum
on Apr 15, 2010 -
Who do you follow on twitter that are motivational/inspirational? I am looking at Tony Robbins already.
posted by Wong Fei-hung
on Mar 30, 2010 -
I tweet for our library. I usually use Tweetdeck or Hootsuite...my question regardless of the app used (including Seesmic and Twitter's own page itself) -- can multiple persons be logged in to the same account and post at the same time? Other librarians from different departments would like to be logged in while I am logged in and tweet whatever. Thanks for your time.
posted by snap_dragon
on Mar 27, 2010 -
Can I safely cede control of my Twitter account to others, but somehow prevent them from locking me out of it? [more inside]
posted by bingo
on Mar 16, 2010 -
I would like to use TweetMyMac to send iSight pictures to me via MMS. Unfortunately, all it actually does is text a link to a Twitpic page, rather than MMS-ing the picture to me, and I can't follow links from my internet-less non-smartphone. [more inside]
posted by EtzHadaat
on Mar 16, 2010 -
I need an online tool to that people can submit content to that also includes some sort of calendar for scheduling when that content will actually be posted. Process suggestions also welcome. [more inside]
posted by Kimberly
on Mar 12, 2010 -