Category: Social Media

List of Closed Social Networks

List of Closed Social Networks

Today I de­cid­ed to prune may My Social Networks book­marks fold­er, get­ting rid of links to my ac­counts and pro­files on those ser­vices that have closed. There were many. When I men­tioned my ac­tiv­i­ty on Twitter (@iamPariah, by the way), @Kathy_Writer sug­gest­ed I list…
Reply to ReTweets—Is Twitter Breaking Community Features

Reply to ReTweets—Is Twitter Breaking Community Features

Following nu­mer­ous re­ac­tions to Twitter’s an­nounce­ment of of­fi­cial­ly mak­ing retweets a part of the Twitter sys­tem, but not retweets as we know them, my friend A.J. Wood post­ed to his blog a well thought out analy­sis of the retweet sys­tem might mean…
Twitter Down, World Stops

Twitter Down, World Stops

Today Twitter went down at 14:00 (2 PM) Pacific for scheduled maintenance. During that time, the world stopped for many Twitter users--and not just for the no-life, shut-in kind of Twitter users.