How do you use Twitter?

If you use Twitter (of course you do!), do you have specific thoughts on how you use it? What do you do with your followers – follow them back automatically? Or are you choosy? And what about why you use Twitter? For the conversations? For connecting? Or what? All of this forms part of an impromptu and unscripted 17-minute conversation last evening with my AdHocnium colleague and principal catalyst Chris Heuer which you can listen to here (RSS subscribers: if…

FIR Cut: Michael Netzley’s Asia Report from Episode #417

Overflow from FIR #418 on January 29, 2009. Michael Netzley’s Asia Report is a regular segment on Monday episodes of FIR, but a technical glitch kept it from arriving on time for the January 26 episode. We’re including it here as a cut, but it will be back in its regular spot as part of FIR on February 2. Download this podcast (3.78Mb, 8:09) If you want to automatically receive FIR Cuts as they’re published, subscribe to the RSS feed.…

The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #418: January 29, 2009

Content summary: Topic decided for FIR Live on Blogtalk Radio on Feb 7; FIR Interview with Lee Aase, Mayo Clinic, next week; Dan York reports on the blurring of our lives, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Edelman’s 2009 Trust Barometer released, different handling of PR crises by Citigroup and the American Peanut Council, BuzzGain launches DIY PR service to the public, Microsoft’s mobile barcode tagging technology and what it may mean to communicators; listeners’…

Twitter tracking Davos

This is how I’m keeping track of what the buzz is about at the World Economic Forum meeting this week in Davos, Switzerland – tracking Twitter comments on the hashtags #davos and #davos09. I’ll jump in to the Twitter Search stream that you see above from time to time. I’ve subscribed to an RSS feed of that stream; that comes into FeedDemon, my RSS reader, where it gets filtered according to key words and phrases I’ve set up on things…

First UK use of Twitter on live TV?

Did the first use of Twitter on live TV in the UK happen this morning? These tweets by ITV presenter Phillip Schofield certainly suggest so: I did tune in to “This Morning” for a few minutes after catching the first tweet. I didn’t see the actual moment of tweeting, though. Schofield’s show is not one I usually watch (I’m clearly not the desired demographic); if nothing else his tweets captured another viewer, albeit for a fleeting moment :) While there’s…

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