Post Tagged with: "Twitter"

The Twitter Take-over

December 24, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
The Twitter Take-over

I remember being back in school where MSN and MySpace were the be all and end all of social networking sites… Instant message, webcam chat and catch up on the latest news all at the same time just at the touch of your fingertips. Then in July 2006 came Twitter, […]

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Twitter, Twitterfied, Twitterific!

December 19, 2012 12:15 pm0 comments
Twitter, Twitterfied, Twitterific!

I was asked to bring forward my opinions and thoughts on Twitter, a social networking platform that has had birds tweeting since March 2006. Twitter is better known as a real-time social networking platform from where its little ‘birds’ open the world to celebrities, introduce newly launched companies and present old companies […]

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Being for Others – an Article of Bad Faith, or Why I am on Twitter

December 18, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
Being for Others – an Article of Bad Faith, or Why I am on Twitter

Three years, eight months and twenty days ago is when twitter first entered my life.  That is when I began shouting my useless thoughts into a narcissistic void.  What impelled me to think the internet needed to know my innermost thoughts?  The question should rather be, who impelled me.  I […]

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Royal Baby Fever Hits the Nation

December 15, 2012 7:26 pm0 comments
Royal Baby Fever Hits the Nation

It is amazing how much information 140 characters can convey. I’m relatively new to Twitter, and mainly use it to catch up with the news whilst I’m at university. I first heard about the Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy whilst using the Twitter app on my phone. Wonderful news. It was […]

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Facebook: ‘The Blob’ of the Internet

December 12, 2012 12:49 pm0 comments
Facebook: ‘The Blob’ of the Internet

As anybody who has watched The Social Network will know, Facebook originally started as a website for students at the prestigious Harvard University in America. Launched in 2004, it offered some similar services to what it does now: adding friends, creating profiles and sharing status’ are all core functions, but […]

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The Twitter Survival Guide

December 5, 2012 1:05 pm0 comments
The Twitter Survival Guide

Twitter is unique in so many ways. It allows those who might go unheard to express their talents, thoughts and opinions, not only to their followers, but to the world at large via hashtags, retweeting, twitpiccing and so forth. When I first joined a couple of years back, I was […]

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Lady Gaga Leads the Way

July 14, 2012 11:26 am0 comments
Lady Gaga Leads the Way

Lady Gaga has become the first Twitter user ever to have more than 27 million followers. On 4th July, the unconventional US singer reached the social media milestone when the 26th million follower joined her online community at @LadyGaga and in the time between then and going to press, she’s […]

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If only privacy was not such an issue…

July 6, 2012 10:21 am0 comments
If only privacy was not such an issue…

The use of mobile applications has been on the rise ever since mobile apps became popular in 2008. The term ‘app’ was named ‘Word of the Year’ by the American Dialect Society in 2010 and at the end of 2011, more than half a million third-party apps were available globally. […]

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