Tagged: twitter

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New Twitter Worm Strikes

Twitter has worms! As we are unfortunately aware, some spam on Twitter carries payloads, with links (re)directing you to phishing sites, as this current CRN news warns: [ Scary Scareware: New Twitter Worm Strikes ] (Dead link now). Hardly the first and certainly won’t be the last and Twitters solution...

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Twitter: Quantity or Quality

<h2?Quantity or Quality A guest poster at Darren Rowse’s TwiTip site (since gone) posed just this question: [ Twitter Followers: Quantity or Quality? ] in January gone. I answered the question as a comment and have decided to copy it here as I feel it fits, and sums up this...

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14 features Twitter needs to consider

Twitter’s to do list : Built-in system to reduce URLS and – much more so – to expand the address on mouseover – as some apps already do. Too many nasty surprises can be hidden in obfuscated links! Renaming the assignments from “following” and “followers” to something easier and more...

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Real Twitterers do exist

Real Twitterers DO exist. I know because my bot found them! Ummm OOops. Sussed. I absolutely refute any claims I used a bot to find the following REAL Twitterers! Appearing on this list in a privilege. I WILL be keeping an eye on it! Clowns that @message me with affiliate...

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Ten Twitter apps to avoid

Twitter apps to avoid (2009) Dear Gods – anyone that follows – submits – to Tweetfind obviously hasn’t read the agreement. Is this even legal!? You hereby grant us, our affiliates, and our partners a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly...

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Recommended tools and sites for Twitterers

Twitter tools (2009) Starting adding a list of reliable sites to help me (and anyone following me) build up a solid base of interested and interesting followers. As some point I will undoubtedly write a guide but for now the side links will do – plus of course we have...

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Dixons Twitter discounts

Further to my post on the Epson V700 scanner I was window shopping at Dixons Online and saw they ‘Tweet’ too, as they’ve just joined it themselves. Anyway, what’s the first thing I see but a link to a £20 discount for the stuff I was ordering. Go Twitter. I...

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What’s the deal about Twitter?

Twitter? I actually answered this first on YahooAnswerUk, but I reckon it belongs here too as it will be useful for many. In reply to the question:  Twitter.com What is the deal? Can someone tell me how twitter.com works and why do people like it so much. I’ve only been...

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Twitter Updates for 2009-03-15

Selection of my Tweets from March 15th, 2009 Working on a blog about (re)building up a web presence Was reminded how much gameplay was sacrificed for 3D eyecandy. We need is a new Ultima Underworld Found a Gnu multi-platform DOS emulator for old games. Woot! DOSbox DOSBox is an emulator...