Category Archives: twitter

10 Reasons Why You Should Love Twitter!

TweetI gotta admit, I’m really tired of hearing from people that they think Twitter is simply a waste of time, or a stupid social network for boasting about your cat or where you eat or for sharing a selfie etc… … Continue reading

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Mapping #JeSuisCharlie Tweets in Real Time

TweetAn interesting data visualization reveals the trending #JeSuisCharlie on a World map as the updates light up in real time – great stuff using CartoDB See the #JesuisCharlie Twitter map HERE See also real time images and #JesuisCharlie media on … Continue reading

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Social Tip – Mastering your Twitter Analytics

TweetYou Tweet But Are You Aware of your Twitter Analytics? Here’s How — Ok you tweet, but do you have any idea how well your tweeting is doing? Indeed using twitter is subjective and it really is tough to say … Continue reading

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Video – The Social Media Guard takes the social out of Media

TweetHere’s Coke’s solution to the “social media problem” – yes indeed, get your head out of the phone! Nice… (Source)  

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10 Most Popular @GISuser Geotech Tweets of the week

TweetThere’s been loads of interesting geotech gems to share this week in the Twitter-sphere. On our @GISuser account we’ve had more than 100 retweets and replies to a number of the items shared. the following are 10 of the most … Continue reading

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Vizify – Create an animated portrait of your Best Activity on Twitter from 2013

TweetOk Tweeters, here’s an awesome tool to help you create a fabulous recap of the BEST of your Twitter activity from 2013. Vizify munches and crunches your data producing a nice mashup of tweets, photos, and stats that you can … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips For Socializing an Event from @guykawasaki

TweetI’ve been a pretty decent fan of Guy Kawasaki for some time now… it likely goes back about 10 or 12 years when I met him at an event in Vancouver. I had a chat with him, exchanged contact info … Continue reading

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Twitter Rolls Out Twitter SMS Alerts for Emergency Notification

TweetSomething new and of interest from Twitter this week as the company has now rolled out the Twitter Alert notification service. Twitter Alerts are an opt-in service where users can elect to receive “breaking” news and announcements from emergency notification … Continue reading

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GeoSocial Web Service Identifies and Maps Your Geolocated Tweets

TweetHave you ever wondered just how many of your tweets have been geolocated, either on purpose or by accident? An interesting effort indeed as I’m sure this is a much larger issue than what you may have first thought. There’s … Continue reading

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Need GeoGeeks to Follow on Twitter? Here’s a Top 100 List to Consider

TweetYaya, I know… top lists are subjective and all that stuff, however, you can’t argue with the fact that people really do dig lists and they can be pretty handy to get started with your research. Now I may be … Continue reading

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Social Media Tip – Don’t Miss that Important Tweet Again

TweetHere’s something that I’m sure almost everyone can relate to. There’s a periodic meetup in your neighborhood or community, however, the schedule isn’t fixed to any regular pattern. You try to subscribe to important mailing lists, RSS feeds, facebook pages, … Continue reading

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Lessons in Location Privacy and Twitter – Sharing Who, Where, and When

TweetWould you post a tweet that read “I’m going to be at XXX place on 4th Ave.  in the corner table at 6:15 PM tonight”… I doubt you would, however, contests on Twitter are encouraging people to do exactly that! … Continue reading

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