Tomorrow's inauguration activities will stretch Washington's mobile networks, very possibly to the breaking point, according to The New York Times.
Crowds in D.C. are expected to number two million (or more) for Barack Obama's big day. It's a pretty safe assumption that the number of mobile devices on will number only slighty less.
Many of the more popular Twitter users employ third party tools to help them manage their accounts, but you don’t need thousands of followers to see the value in using Tweetdeck.
app is based on Adobe Air and makes use of the Twitter API to pull in the content. It provides a clean and customisable interface that allows you to deal with activity on Twitter in an efficient way.
Guy Stephens is the Knowledge and Online Help Manager for Carphone Warehouse, having joined the company in September last year.
I talked with Guy about how Carphone Warehouse provides help and support to its customers online, his plans to improve the service offered, as well as the company's attitude to Twitter and other social media.
It's a question that most bloggers grapple with at some point: how frequently should I blog?
If you don't post often enough, you risk losing your audience. If you post too much, you risk posting for posting's sake.
Last week I discussed the ongoing debate around the use of paid links
for SEO. As I noted, there seems to be a growing consensus that the use
of paid links is a risky proposition.
Most SEOs, even those who still utilize paid links, tend to agree -
building links the old-fashioned way (i.e. earning them) is the best
On the heels of a phishing scheme that lured unsuspecting Twitter users
to a website that was designed to steal their passwords, the Twitter
accounts of well-known individuals, including United States President-Elect Barack Obama, have been
TechCrunch's Michael Arrington and others noticed unusual tweets on the
official accounts of the United States President-Elect, CNN's Rick Sanchez, FOX
News' Bill O'Reilly and Britney Spears. Companies such as Facebook and
The Huffington Post have seen their official Twitter accounts
compromised as well.
In the last twelve months, Econsultancy has started to get more involved in the social media space, with a presence now on several social networking sites, including Slideshare, Twitter, and YouTube. Here, we share learnings and best practices from twelve months of tweeting.