There has been much chatter on Twitter this week due to it being the 100th anniversary of the Titanic and its ill-fated maiden voyage. And this reminded me of a post that I have been meaning to write for a good year or so, showcasing some of the innovative ways that historians and future historians are using Twitter for historical reenactment.
Today’s announcement about Gowalla shutting down got me thinking about some of the other under-utilized social networking sites (SNS) that I’ve signed up for (and forgotten about) over the years, as well as the new ones I joined this year.
ReadWriteWeb (@RWW) has a good article out today analyzing the recent Pew Internet findings and the growing popularity of Twitter among young college students (18-24-year-old, and even some of the 25-34-year-old demographic), as well as the increase in the median age for Facebook users from 26 to 33 over the past year. @RWW speculates that […]
While setting up the Fan Page for Pollak Library, I kept racking my brain over how to update the Page’s Status with our Twitter account, which is often fed by our blog via the WordPress Twitter Pools plugin. Now, your immediate response is probably that I just need to install the Twitter application for Facebook. […]