Tag Archives: Social Networking

Finding Elected Officials on Twitter

Finding Elected Officials on Twitter

Image via CrunchBase Finding people on Twitter can be tricky.  With so many users, it’s easy for valuable profiles to slip through the cracks.  When looking for elected officials, I’ve found that a great start is to use an aggregator like GovTwit.  Using this site, I can identify search for elected officials and filter them [...]

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Twitter Lessons – How your profile can increase transparency

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As I study Twitter in my Twitter Class at the MCDM, I have found myself learning some aspects of Twitter that I’ve neglected in the past.  One of the big ones is the profile itself – particularly the background.  For my personal Twitter account, I simply chose a stock background because I didn’t think it [...]

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Tweet for Charity

Tweet for Charity

Image via CrunchBase Some pretty fun Twitter memes have popped up lately – most notably the #nerdpickuplines meme.  #nerdpickuplines was a blast for the nerd community, and even earned itself an article in the L.A. Times.  Yesterday a less noticed Twitter meme came to my attention.  Edufire, an online video learning company, decided to have [...]

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Twitter Etiquette

Twitter Etiquette

I love the Twitter community.  I often find myself refreshing my browser, excited to see interesting articles people have stumbled upon, small tidbits of wisdom, or fun, character-building status updates.  In my 3 months on Twitter, I have been pretty happy with those I’ve followed.  That is, until recently. I am admittedly a newbie to [...]

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