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Spamming – Don’t Do It

The continuing etymology of the word “spam” is of interest to people with an interest in how words can develop, change meanings and take on additional, new ones. Originally used as a brand name for a tinned, processed meat, it was picked up and used in a Monty Python sketch and from there was adopted to refer to e-mail which was unsolicited, unwelcome and used to aggressively drive a message (usually commercial) regardless of audience. As time has passed, it has come to be used in terms […]

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Is 140 Characters Ever Enough?

One thing that has emerged over the course of the last decade is a common aversion towards text speak, or a phenomenon to which people have begun to refer as “txt spk”. This is particularly prevalent among people who feel that language should be respected by those who use it and that if you are going to use a word, you should use the full word. While character limits (first identified as a barrier to clear communication with the advent of text messaging) do confer a certain […]

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Using Twitter Things

In today’s modern times, things are becoming more and more interactive especially with the introduction of the internet. There are many online applications that make things much easier for most individuals. Twitter is really becoming extremely popular among young and old people. Millions of people are now addicted to Twitter and they spend a lot of time in twittering. Newbies may not know how to use Twitter effectively but in no time at all, you will learn about tweeting. Twittering is a mixture of blogging and texting. […]

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Twitter Success

Many new users of Twitter are constantly asking how they can use the site more effectively for social networking. Some individuals want to make new friends and relationships while the greater many wants to promote various kinds of products and services. If you’re expecting to get many followers once you sign up, you’re wrong because it still entails a lot of work before you can capture a target market. The social community in Twitter is quite large and they come from diverse backgrounds and interests. It is […]

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Twitter or Blogging

Most Twitter users still don’t know the basics of the site. You don’t need to choose between Twitter and blogging because the social network is considered a micro-blogging site as well. You can blog about anything as long as you consume the 140- characters. The short blogs are more personal and you can post anything. What can you do on Twitter? Once you’ve created your own profile page, you can now post blogs. You can do it every minute, every hour, or a few times everyday. You […]

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Twitter – Must Read

It seems that many people can’t get enough of Twitter. They are always talking about it, online and offline. Through Twitter, you can build a large network of friends, clients, associates, and customers. This is a must read for those who are new in this social network website. When you use twitter, you can create your personal brand or dominate a certain niche. How can you achieve this? Once you create your own profile page, the very first thing that you need to do is get ‘followers’. […]

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Twitter As A Marketing Tool

The marketing industry is one which depends so greatly on having its finger on the pulse, it came as no surprise when people recognised the benefit of using Twitter as a marketing tool. If you think about it for a moment, the presence on the Internet of a site that allows you to speak to a wide range of people for free and place a link in the text has obvious and extensive marketing benefits. Not least of these is the fact that it cuts your marketing […]

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Twitter Clients – No, Not That Kind Of Client

As Twitter gains popularity, it has also driven the popularity of another recent internet phenomenon, that of the desktop “client”. Not a website, but still connected to the web, a client is a program that draws information from and distributes it to a website without the user needing to visit that site themselves. While this is not always a necessity, it does increase the convenience of the service. One particular reason for using a client is that you may be surfing another site and want to keep […]

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