Posts tagged "Twitter"

13 best Halloween people to follow on Twitter

Follow @GhouliaChilds for pictures of creepy foods, spooky coffee foam, and horror affirmations. <br><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Horror Affirmations: MY MIND IS AN OPEN CHANNEL FOR GREATER KNOWLEDGE <a href="http://t.co/mxg66vWdQl">pic.twitter.com/mxg66vWdQl</a></p>&mdash; Ghoulia Childs (@GhouliaChilds) <a href="https://twitter.com/GhouliaChilds/status/514074338593480705">September 22, 2014</a></blockquote>
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I’m always looking for the most interesting people to follow on Twitter, and to get ready for Halloween I looked for some spooky people to follow on Twitter to get us all in the Halloween mood. Here are 13 of my favorites. If you are looking to get your Twitter feed ready for Halloween you... Read more »

#Ferguson shows the strength of Twitter as a news source

I know a lot of people who don’t “get” Twitter. Fine. There are a lot of things that other people do that I don’t “get” either, like running. However, whenever a breaking news event occurs I am incredibly grateful to have Twitter. The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri are a good example of this. Here... Read more »

Refreshing isn't always refreshing

Refreshing isn't always refreshing
I’m working late while it is happening. Oblivious, I get on the train, take out my phone, and look at my Twitter feed. Refresh. Refresh. Refresh. People are saying that TV news wasn’t covering it. That seems horribly wrong but okay for me since I only have my phone. Refresh. Refresh. Refresh. There are pictures. Frightening images... Read more »
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7 interesting people to follow on Twitter

7 interesting people to follow on Twitter
Last year I posted a list of 40 interesting people to follow on Twitter. At the risk of offending many of my unlisted Twitter friends (who are incredibly interesting to me but possibly less so to the public in general), here are seven more interesting people to follow on Twitter. Well, technically six people to... Read more »

Digital afterlife: I see dead people (in my Twitter feed)

I saw a tweet from Roger Ebert this morning, which seemed odd since he died in April. This wasn’t the first postmortem tweet I’d seen from Roger Ebert. His wife Chaz has been managing his account. Still, the name on the tweets is “Roger Ebert,” which I find disconcerting. If a person becomes a social... Read more »

How not to look dumb on Twitter

How not to look dumb on Twitter
NFL player Mike Wallace tweeted some dumb stuff in the wake of NBA player Jason Collins coming out as gay. Of course, he’s not the only one to tweet dumb things as the all too common appearance of homophobic, racist and sexist trending topics shows. The first rule of how not to look dumb on... Read more »
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List 37: Interesting people to follow on Twitter (who Time Magazine doesn't know about)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Lists of people to follow on Twitter are dumb, but are even dumber if I'm not on them.</p>&mdash; delrayser (@delrayser) <a href="https://twitter.com/delrayser/status/316193243559763969">March 25, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Part of the fun of Twitter is finding interesting people to follow on Twitter. Of course there are a lot of great people on Twitter who are well known for being great and have the follower numbers to show for it. Those people frequently show up on lists like Time Magazine‘s the 140 best twitter... Read more »

Log in with Facebook, Google+ or Twitter: Pros and cons

Log in with Facebook, Google+ or Twitter: Pros and cons
You can now log in with Google+ on several websites including USA Today, The Guardian, The Fancy and Fitbit. Google+ will increasing become an option on sites that tie to social media accounts by allowing you to log in with Facebook or Twitter. Although logging into another site with an existing social media account is... Read more »

Social media poll: which sites do you use?

Social media poll: which sites do you use?
Which social media site or sites do you use daily? Facebook? Google+? Twitter? LinkedIn? I tend to bounce around among all of them. Twitter is still my primary love, but I am becoming increasing fond of Google+. (You did know there are people there now, didn’t you?) I still do drop by Facebook since a... Read more »
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If social networks were lovers...

A graphic summary of a recent Facebook comment:   Join me on any and all of these orgiastic social networks: Listing Toward Forty on Facebook, @Observacious on Twitter or even Kim Z. Dale on Google+.