With the explosive growth of Twitter applications, real-time search deals with major search engines, and the geo-location feature added in 2009 – Twitter is putting the power of tens of thousands of developers to work.
Trending 2009, location-based social media APIs have been storming the social-sphere. If you look closely at how search engines have trended towards localization, it makes sense. Over the years, technology starts at a macro level and then evolves to service users on a more personal level. Now, social media is going to rapidly evolve from a macro level to a location-based micro-level.
Twitter announced a new feature, currently in beta, that businesses can leverage on Twitter to help make their business to consumer tweets more personal. The feature is called ‘Contributors’ and appends the contributor’s username to the byline.
At the current pace of the accelerating social media space – the next evolution in social media could send everyone racing, yet again, to understand and strategically gauge the best implementation of the medium…which may become completely reinvented. Relax, it won’t happen tomorrow or next week – but keep your expectations in check as it can always be right around the corner. What are we talking about? Web 3.0. Where your status will be called your “nimbus” and those things you want to follow or have interest in will be called your “focus.”
So, what the heck is the big deal about Twitter’s new API that allows you to create a Twitter list?
It’s a big deal, and here are the reasons…
Creating these lists, even if you don’t post to Listorious, will start to cement you as an authority on the resourceful tweeters that other seek to find. In other words, other Twitterers look to you in order to find the people they should be following.
At a time when some companies are completely banning social media in the office, and others are embracing it, it looks like Flip.to presents a compelling reason to keep your employees happy while you simultaneously give your bottom line more potential.
We have heard of tons of strategies for Twitter promotions and marketing – and there is a new tool out there every 20 minutes to try and execute a campaign via Twitter. But here is one application so easy, and powerful, your Twitter promotion could go viral after only five minutes of setting up your promo.
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Everyday, it seems, another app comes from somewhere allowing you to update your social networks from a single location. TubeMogul recently made such an announcement, and there are countless plugins for WordPress that do the same, as well as plugins for browsers, such as Minggl for Firefox. Well, here is one for Facebook, called SocialToo. [...]
According to a recent study by Rapleaf, a ‘people database’ with insight into hundreds of millions of consumers across social media, the top ten Twitter service clients account for 90% of the Tweets. It’s similar to the actual distribution of Twitter users themselves. There are over 1900 Twitter clients available, so there is definitely still [...]
This is a great article about how to determine if your company should be involved in Twitter as a potential marketing tool. It also shows some of the best tools used by some of the biggest brands. http://mashable.com/2009/08/17/enterprise-twitter-tools/ Jason Small Social Media and the Big W Founder www.SocialMediaandtheBigW.comGoogle+
Right now, he claims this is the biggest collection of Twitter tools on the web…might be true. Check it out: http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/2009/05/30/the-ultimate-list-of-twitter-tools/ Jason Small Social Media and the Big W Founder www.SocialMediaandtheBigW.comGoogle+
http://mashable.com/2009/08/06/twitter-downtime/ In short, it was a malicious attack to overwhelm the system. They are becoming more of a rare occurrence, with the advancement of protective systems to frustrate the hackers…but once in a while, there is always ‘one in the crowd’ that gets through. I never understand these guys, their only purpose is to create [...]
Hey guys – you should list your twitter account in twellow for starters: twellow.com Then use this tool to start batch following using specific criteria that will bring relevant followers around to you: refollow.com Google+