It is an amazing discovery when you’ve been using a site for more than a year and then come across some new, unexpectedly genius way to take advantage of it. This happened with Twitter to me: I found a new awesome way to make the most of its feature called "Favorites" (do you use it?). […]
After Hitwise’s Top Search Term and Top Visited of 2009, it’s now Twitter’s turn to release its Top Twitter Trends of 2009. Since Twitter is considered as the major source of real-time and up-to-date information, its trending topics would enable us to understand what was happening around the world as well as show us how […]
Yahoo is officially joining Google and Bing in the race to provide the most relevant real-time search results a.k.a. Twitter-integrated search results. This was earlier hinted at when Yahoo started integrating relevant tweets to Yahoo News Shortcut. This time around relevant tweets will be integrated to search results using Yahoo’s algorithms for determining which tweets […]
Keeping up with your social media activity may be exhausting. You have to be everywhere at the same time asking and answering questions, expressing your opinion, commenting, etc. Raven tools feature called “Personas” offers a handy way to monitor your Twitter activity and profile popularity: 1. Start by adding a new persona: Go “Social” > […]
I already looked at some useful things you can do with Twitter lists. Today I am sharing another tool that makes sense of Twitter lists and lets you track updates by any group of Twitter users united in the same list. Listiti is a new tool that sends you an email alert once a word […]
Following Yahoo’s recent announcement on the integration of Facebook to its content network, it’s now Google’s turn to do the same. Not with Facebook obviously, but with perhaps a better ally – Twitter. Starting today, you can now connect your Twitter ID with sites that use Google Friend Connect.
Using Twitter for streaming news on one company or business is nothing new. It’s considered perfectly fine to separate your personal Tweets from your business life and maintain several Twitter accounts at a time. This week I am sharing a cool tool called TweetFunnel that allows several people to post to one Twitter account and […]
Twitter has just activated its GeoLocation feature which will let you opt-in whether you want your tweets to be tagged with your current location. The feature is carried not on your Twitter.com account but on third-party Twitter apps which will use the Geolocation API released by Twitter.
We have seen a few social as well as real-time search engines previously, and this whole week is all about a new-comer: Leapfish. In fact , there’s so much buzz around it that I found it necessary to review the tool here and discuss it with our SEJ community. Leapfish is a new social and […]
Twitter lists have been introduced just a couple of weeks ago and it is still not really clear to many people how the lists can be used. Let’s take a look at just three examples of how the lists can turn useful: 1. Create a Group Tweet Widget Say you are part of some team […]