#microblogging, the dangers of Twitter

Microblogging, again, an on-screen spat on Twitter (as reported by the BBC) shows the danger that exists for the uninitiated. Microblogging is a powerful communication channel – and one that has to be treated as such.

A political punch-up live on the net between Sally Bercow and person/s unknown.

Read it here in case it’s deleted.

#esoteric, Twylah and Twitter

Social Media

The new kid on the block in terms of apps for Twitter is Twylah. The platform aggregates a users Tweets by hashtag, using what are called ‘showcase pages’ populated with trending topics and rich media content. What this can begin to do is to provide some control in terms of assembling a cohesive and interpretable view of what user talks about and with whom.

The full #typed note is here