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 -
Is there a way/site/method to filter out retweets on Twitter?
posted by four panels
on Mar 11, 2010 -
How can I add twitter mentions to my flickr feed? Twitter to Flickr (NOT VICE VERSA) [more inside]
posted by ZackTM
on Feb 28, 2010 -
What are some companies and individuals using Twitter in an interesting or unusual way, or for novel purposes?
posted by jedro
on Feb 24, 2010 -
Looking for a "screensaver" application that updates regularly with "tweets" from select hashtags, users, etc. General suggestions welcome, but ideally looking for a service that allows for tweets to be moderated. [more inside]
posted by Unsomnambulist
on Feb 18, 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 -
How does the $10 donation from texting the word HAITI to 90999 get to Red Cross? Do they get all of the money? How quickly? [more inside]
posted by humannaire
on Jan 13, 2010 -
Where can I find accurate and qualitative data about risks of using social networking tools? [more inside]
posted by jmnugent
on Jan 11, 2010 -