Twitters ups its Security Game

Twitter recently announced its new tool to help with management and monitoring of its users’ accounts: the Twitter data dashboard....more
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Top 5 Twitter Don’ts For Small Businesses

Twitter has a die-hard following, and its lightning-fast nature makes it easy to feel left in the dust. Lots of lists out there will list Twitter tactics, but there are some tried-and-true tips that are essential for success on this platform....more

How to Guarantee Your Posts are Shared on Social Media

I have been implementing a new social media strategy which focuses on sharing the work of others, especially on Twitter. I love reading your posts, articles and stories, but sometimes I am unable to share them. If you want your work to be given its best chance to be seen by a wide audience you might want to pay attention to the following areas....more

Why Do You Get Scared When You See Something Twitter Trending?

Chincoteague was trending. The little beach town where our family has spent its summers since Josh and I got married was trending on Twitter. I couldn't even wait for my computer to open. I Googled the town's name from my phone. I assumed there was a shooting. Barring a shooting, maybe a natural disaster closed the beach. Or a shark attack; there had already been so many strange shark attacks this summer. No, it had to be a shooting. Or a shark attack. Shooting. Shark attack. ...more

How Are You Organizing Twitter Accounts and Blogs From the Conference?

You're at BlogHer '15! You will have a blast and meet about 5,000 people. The stack of business cards you accumulate will be enormous. Here are a couple of tips to help you keep all those names, faces, Twitter handles, and blogs straight so no one slips through the cracks. ...more
This is really helpful, I find myself buried in the Twitter feed and trying to find the people I ...more

Join the #HealingStories Twitter Chat 7/2 at 1p ET

Do you blog about overcoming health challenges or do you care for someone with a medical condition or disability?  Join us this Thursday, July 2nd at 1pm EST for a very special #HealingStories Twitter Chat hosted BlogHer 15 official sponsor Care To The People, a for-purpose social media initiative that connects patients to resources and each other to celebrate their upcoming “The Healing Power of Stories” luncheon on July 17th at BlogHer 15 in NYC....more

Have You Experienced the Internet Outrage Machine?

Amanda Palmer recently had an article in the New Statesman about the Internet Outrage Machine. You know the one. Someone writes something online: They put out a thoughtless tweet, trying to be funny; or a business tries to capitalize on a hashtag; or they write a blog post that rubs everyone the wrong way. And then the Internet piles on that person, flipping out. ...more

The President Joined Twitter 3 Hours Ago!

President Obama, otherwise known as @Potus to his Twitter followers, joined the site three hours ago and his follower count is jumping by the thousands every few seconds. ...more
casinosonalia It states on the sidebar that the @BarackObama one is run by his staff and that ...more

Why You Need to Sometimes Unplug From Social Media to Thrive

Last week my husband and I took a short trip to Lake Tahoe for some down-time and much-needed relaxation. Since we drove, I packed all the food we would need into a cooler. I didn't want to leave the cabin other than to walk in the fresh air or sit under the trees on the back deck. I thought that would be enough to relax me. Of course my phone and iPad came along for the ride. ...more
Elsie Goycoolea It is akways there...most people forget they can back away and still enjoy life.more

14 Easy Ways to Celebrate Find a Rainbow Day

It doesn't matter how many rainbows I've seen in the last 40 years. Whenever I encounter a new one, there's something about the phenomenon that makes me grab my camera and record it for posterity. Right? I can't be the only person who has random iPhone pictures of blurry rainbows. ...more