All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tweets’

Alexander Graham Bell, Home Alone, and Black Friday

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! I’m not as excited for Black …

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Twitter Study Says Twitter Exposure Drives Purchases

Twitter has partnered with Compete for another study that shows that exposure on Twitter is good for business. This time, they looked at Twitter’s effect on online shopping by analyzing 7,600 users and their purchasing behavior as it pertains to 700 retailers on Twitter. Here’s the gist of the study: People who see tweets from retailers are more likely to …

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About 60% of Hurricane Sandy Tweets Were “Informative”

Although we’ve seen that social media users can easily fall victim to hoax photos and hoax news stories, I’m pretty sure that we can all agree that Twitter is an important firehose for real-time information during times of crisis. Whether is was national organizations posting information about the storm, or users uploading their own photos of the storm’s progression and …

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iPhone Charger Cords, Black Friday, and Nicolas Cage

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @aguywithnolife (image) Elijah Daniel @aguywithnolife …

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Answer Random People’s Twitter Questions with “You Asked It” Tool

When my anti-Twitter friend finally joined the service, I expected that it would only take a few days for him to see why we love it. But after a week, he’d already deleted his account, saying it simply wasn’t for him. So I inquired further, and asked him if he’d been tweeting. Nah, not really, he said. Well, what about …

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Val Kilmer, Twinkies, and Secession

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @ZackLarson (image) Zack Larson @ZackLarson …

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Twitter Wants You to Email Tweets to Your Non-Twitter-Using Friends

Twitter just gave users a whole new way to share their favorite tweets. Rolling out over the next few weeks, Twitter.com will feature an option that allows users to share a tweet by email, even to recipients that aren’t Twitter members. “[W]e’re introducing the ability to email a Tweet directly from twitter.com –– a feature that will be rolling out …

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The Twitter Fiction Festival Is About to Start Choosing Participants

Last month we told you about The Twitter Fiction Festival, the social media company’s foray into the world of experimental fiction. Today, they’ve announced the panel of judges and have also reminded possible participants that they only have a couple of days to submit their ideas. If you want to submit your idea for a new fiction experience that utilizes …

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Retweets Do Not Equal Clicks, According to Study

Good news – your tweet exploded across the Twitterverse! Hundreds of people retweeted your latest article, how awesome is that! Although social media can drive plenty of traffic to your site and you should always be happy when your content goes viral – that magical “retweet” metric may be a little deceiving. They may be retweeting, but that doesn’t mean …

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Freedom, Lindsay Lohan, and Abandonment Issues

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @nickspears (image) Nick Spears @nickspears …

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Alabama & Mississippi Win the Most-Racist-on-Twitter Award Surrounding the Election

Twitter, you can be so great and so disappointing at the same time. It probably shouldn’t surprise anyone that social media is a haven for imbeciles. So much hateful garbage is spewed out in 140-character snippets that it’s easy to just gloss over it. It’s so common that it feels like it’s not even worth it to stop and shake …

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Man Caves, Florida, and Zombie Cucumbers

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @indecision (image) Indecision @indecision Florida …

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