Twitter Updates

  • A good clean fight – http://twurl.nl/4d7oo1 – a silent, usually invisible army of workers is demanding dignity. #
  • Only in Melbourne – http://twurl.nl/5a40eh – marvellous piece by Tom Hyland on the nonsense filling the Melbourne media this past week. #
  • RT @Twitter_Tips: SAFE to visit Twitter profiles again. What happened, what to do: http://cli.gs/mHLjZ1 –Pls Retweet: http://bit.ly/DV18Y #
  • Why Simplicity Matters – http://twurl.nl/wtlvhg – blog post from @gosmart4u which sums up why I don’t much with Facebook any more. #
  • … why I don’t BOTHER much with Facebook… #
  • RT @mashable: The 17 year-old founder of StalkDaily has claimed responsibility for today’s Twitter exploit: http://bit.ly/5Rcwx #
  • RT @sethsimonds: Think of all the conversations you miss out on while you’re tweeting about how you want more followers. It’s a shame, no? #
  • @sethsimonds Couldn’t agree more. I’m sick of the obsession with follower numbers. Am culling mine in favour of actual communication. in reply to sethsimonds #
  • @aussie_ali Just in case you haven’t been bombarded…. http://cli.gs/mHLjZ1 in reply to aussie_ali #
  • RT @SkyNewsAust: COMING UP: Watch Pope Benedict XVI celebrate Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square LIVE on A-PAC, ch 607 @ 6.15pm #
  • RT @thedullfig: 50 Years of Stupid Grammar Advice – http://twurl.nl/0yzwd2 – Strunk & White “idiosyncratic bumblers”? #
  • RT @escapetoparis: LOVED the April 11 post on @analytixman’s blog. Full of gems for my .. 1st yr media students – http://tinyurl.com/cayexx #
  • @a_web_designer Thanks and ditto. in reply to a_web_designer #
  • Just discovered this excellent blog on teaching by @sywtt – “So You Want To Teach” – http://www.soyouwanttoteach.com #
  • @a_web_designer What am I doing dito tonight? in reply to a_web_designer #
  • @mr_billiam Yes, I once had a nasty case of curriculum… in reply to mr_billiam #
  • Should I tweet the reasons which led to me unfollowing 200 people today? #
  • @geehall1 No! Nothing to do with the stalk worm at all! in reply to geehall1 #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (1) When I first joined Twitter I followed a lot of people just to get some numbers. Never done it? #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (2) I’m sick of wannabe internet marketers, self-styled SEO gurus, et al. #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (3) I culled some people whose following number vastly outweighed their followers. #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (4) I culled some people who had massive follower/following numbers but less than a hundred updates. #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (5) Some had no profiles or web links. If you can’t be bothered with a very brief biography… #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (6) Some had updates containing nothing more than links to their affiliate products. #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (7) Some had updates entirely in a language I could not read. #
  • @john_larkin It took a couple of lazy hours on a Sunday afternoon… I looked at every single profile and recent tweets. in reply to john_larkin #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (8) I refuse to pretend I have “friends”, “mates” or “buddies” that I have no communication with. #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (9) I’m really jack of people going on about their follower numbers. Isn’t it about adding value? #
  • @john_larkin Hehehe… well, we’re all weird to someone or other… in reply to john_larkin #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (10) I’m sick to death of hackneyed Hallmark greeting card quotes masquerading as tweets. #
  • @nadinekahlon They’re not in order! Just thought I’d itemise the range of reasons. in reply to nadinekahlon #
  • @angesbiz Watch it, you’ll be next! in reply to angesbiz #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (11) Some people only tweet about their social/family lives. Okay but I prefer links & info also. #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (12) A RT to another follower group is better than more followers of our own. #
  • @adampiro Hehehe… I feel better now… and still following that great SA tweeter @PremierMikeRann ! in reply to adampiro #
  • Reasons I Unfollowed 200 people today: (13) If I’ve never replied to, sent a DM, or connected in any way and am unlikely to, why follow? #
  • Political Parties Aside – http://twurl.nl/lslzai – an American in France finds it refreshing not to make excuses for her government. #