Here are some of the latest updates to Twitter, researched and reported by Louise Sanders. Should help you come up with some new ideas to keep your content fresh and engaging. Have fun! Lorraine Social Media platforms are constantly updating their features in a bid to improve usability, online security, and to stay one step […]Read more "Group Direct Messaging and Mobile Video Camera Launches on Twitter"
Twitter Favourites are an underused facility in my opinion. Twitter is soooo busy and it’s absolutely impossible to keep up with everything that’s going on. In fact, we all miss really useful, or interesting stuff on our timelines every day. We just don’t have the time to read it right that minute and so it […]Read more "5 Fabulous and Mega Useful Uses for Twitter Favourites to help you organise your timeline"
Did you know, the average life of a tweet is approximately 3 hours? This means that 3 hours after you post your tweet, it will have passed through most people’s timelines and dropped off their radar. This is why most experts advise tweeting between 4 and 8 times a day, depending on how many time […]Read more "8 Tips and Ideas for What to Post on Twitter"
Hi Everyone Last week I blogged about how to ensure the right people see your tweet . This week I thought it would be cool to stick with the Twitter ‘How To’ theme because I’m also teaching a Twitter Know-How course at South East Enterprise this week. Just one of a string of free courses […]Read more "How to RT and add your own comments"
Lots of people don’t realise that if you reply to someone on Twitter, without placing any other characters in front of their Twitter name (handle), the only people who will see that tweet in their timelines are those who follow both accounts; yours and the person you’re replying to. This happens because Twitter assumes that […]Read more "Twitter: How to Ensure The Right People See Your Tweets"
What is a hashtag? Hashtags group tweets together. They categorise your tweets and join them to a wider conversation on a particular subject. If you type a hashtag into a tweet, your tweet will show in a timeline of others who are using the same hashtag. In what follows I outline some of the most popular […]Read more "Why and How to Use Hashtags on Twitter"
I’ve seen a few of these signs around in the past few weeks; online, around Greenwich and in Jersey, Channel Islands. All of these signs are outside eating establishments. ‘We Don’t Have WiFi – Talk to Each Other’. It’s a really sorry state of affairs to see people who are supposedly together, because they’re sitting on the […]Read more "We Don’t Have WiFi – Talk to Each Other!"