The Day Twitter Followers Made Me “Wash My Mouth Out With Soap”

What can I say? Well apparently I said a lot more than people have come to expect from my mouth – as you can see from what’s been said in my twitter account! While some of my followers were a tad offended by my tweets — some actually enjoyed these more than my normal ones…

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Oh NO! Is Your Scanner Down And You Didn’t Realise?

I use TweetScan all the time to effectively manage conversations in Twitter that I want to track e.g. replies to my twitter name dswaters and any other variations people have used e.g. suewaters and tags like Edublogs. With the number of people I follow I need TweetScan as my eyes and ears. By subscribing to…

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Tagging, Tracking and Using RSS with Twitter!

Beth Kanter and Amy Gahran have been discussing their use of twitter has meant they are less inclined to social bookmark items using del.icio.us. While twitter offers immediate gratification and connection with people plus heads-up of latest news/resources it is less ideal for retrieval and sharing at later dates. Beth thoughts are: If we add…

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Getting More Out of Twitter

Regardless of whether you are into Twitter or not, most people will acknowledge it has been the killer application for 2007. For such a simple application, Twitter has many layers, and it was overwhelming me thankfully my readers helped me out yesterday to get my Twitter magic back. Martin Weller highlighted that effective management of…

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Help Me Get My Twitter Magic Back!

Lately I am feeling like I have lost the Twitter love. Life was fine when I was only following 150 people but now past 200 I am finding it hard to ensure I don’t miss the important conversations. Twitter is a very important source for the latest news within our networks — look at the…

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Petrol Prices According To Twitter

For those into twitter you will already know about the amazing conversations and sometimes it is just good plain fun to learn more about where other people live. Photo by phxpma. So today when Kristin Hokanson twittered: at almost $3 a gal cost almost $70 to fill tank…was REALLY running on fumes got me thinking…

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Are You Using Twitter Effectively For Your Personal Learning?

Back in August I wrote a post titled Is Twitter shifting blogging to a new phase? I have decided to take it back!!!! Not only is twitter totally shifting blogging into a new phase but it is also changing the nature of our conversations and is incredibly important for our personal learning. If you are…

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Is Twitter shifting blogging to a new phase?

1. twittervision, 2. Twitter Meta Moo! too far?, 3. Twitter via Blackberry, 4. Twitter Firefox Search Extension While going through my comments history of my blog to select old time readers for Day 6: Email an old Timer reader of the Blogging Challenge I realised that social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook are shifting…

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Twittering the day away

Well thanks to the help from friends, I have started “to get” Twitter . Thanks especially to Kate, Alex and Sean. We all know I needed another addiction – twitteraholic? One criteria that I have mentioned in the past is the more intuitive an application the more likely I will use it – i.e. if…

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