Is The New Twitter Better Than Desktop Clients?

Tweet a lot? Integrated pictures, keyboard shortcuts, a decent way to track conversations and a slick new look. That’s what some users of Twitter found recently, and they were really happy. Twitter isn’t sure how long it will take to push these features out to everybody, but if you primarily use Twitter from a client … Continue reading Is The New Twitter Better Than Desktop Clients?

Why There’s Nothing Wrong With Social Media Automation

A lot of social media purists will tell you that you’re the spawn of the devil if you use automation. To truly use social media properly, you have to “be there” constantly, otherwise you’re just fooling yourself and your connections. Bullshit. Maybe to the purists that are on Twitter and Facebook non-stop, and love to … Continue reading Why There’s Nothing Wrong With Social Media Automation

How to choose the Twitter client that’s right for you

More than a third of all tweets are sent by people visiting Twitter’s default Web client. Which is too bad, because Twitter, as a website, is by far the least effective way to use Twitter as a network. But even though just about any third-party client will provide you with a better way to use … Continue reading How to choose the Twitter client that’s right for you

8+ tools for upgrading your Twitter experience

Image by yjsk via Flickr Admit it: You might love Twitter as a social network, but you probably don’t love it as a service. Twitter is the Yugo of social tools — it can take you wherever to need to go, but there aren’t a whole lot of bells and whistles. Of course, Yugos probably … Continue reading 8+ tools for upgrading your Twitter experience

7 social media tools for the news media

If I were a news media journalist what social media tools would I use to make my job easier? I attended a social media panel this morning hosted by news media journalists moving into the social media space and it made me think a lot about what tools I would use if I were in … Continue reading 7 social media tools for the news media