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I Will Be Speaking at Meat and Tweet on Monday

This coming Monday, November 8, 2010 at 6pm, I will be speaking at the Meat and Tweet networking event at Morton’s Steakhouse in White Plains. I will be talking about Social Media for Small Business, where I will be telling people about how to use things like Facebook and Twitter to promote their businesses.

Twitter Apps for the Droid and Droid X

With all the social media integration of smart phones, it’s important to have proper access to your social networks. Since the two most popular social networks are Facebook and Twitter, it’s important to have the proper apps to access both. The only app for Facebook is the mediocre Facebook app, but there are a myriad of choices to access Twitter with.

140Sweets – More Cupcakes for More Awareness

Last October, my friends held their inaugural Cupcakes4Charity event. In the months since, they have rebranded themselves as 140Sweets and held a second event on May 4, 2010. Last week, they were able to raise approximately $2,000 for Autism Speaks.

What Chirp and Twitter Mean For Developers

This week, Twitter made several announcements and held their first developer’s conference called Chirp. Some of these announcements mean big things for the users while others hold greater significance for developers.While we are seeing the immediate grumblings from developers we don’t know what far reaching effects it will have yet.

The Value of Your Online Followers

As we are nearing the end of Social Media Week, this hectic time of networking, information sharing and panel attending shows us how powerful tools like Facebook and Twitter can be to bring people together to spread knowledge and meet fellow cybernauts. It is when we have these occasions that we learn the true power of our Twitter followers and Facebook friends.

New Feature on Live Tweets – Archives

When using Live Tweets at an event, sometimes you want to go back the next day and see what people said during your event. Now you can with Live Tweets archiving. Everything seen on the Live Tweets screen during the event is stored for future viewing.

Ways to Use Live Tweets

As I have been talking about and showing Live Tweets to people since it launched last week, many of them ask what exactly it is, how it works and what is the advantage of using it. Since it seems to be such a common request, I thought I would go into it here on my blog.

Live Tweets – Live Event Twittering

For the last year, I have been writing and rewriting software to live stream a Twitter hashtag to a screen during an event to create a meta crowd interaction that encompasses the audience and expands its borders to the world outside, allowing those who aren’t attending to interact with the event goers. Finally, after multiple revisions and rewrites, I am releasing Live Tweets to the world.

Retweeting – Another Twitter Misadoption?

Last month, Twitter introduced lists based on the way users utilize third party clients to view their data. They recently followed up the release of lists with retweets, another feature invented by their users on third party applications that Twitter may or may not have misimplemented.

Twitter Lists

In the last week, Twitter rolled out their newest feature on their websites called Twitter lists. Lists allow you to aggregate the people you follow on Twitter into smaller, more manageable groups that users can view the short messages (tweets) that people on those lists post. What started as a good idea is being seen fairly universally as a poor implementation.