Posts tagged with »Twitter«

Social Media Semantics – Part 1: To »Like« something

»When I use a word,« Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, »it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.« – »Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There« by Lewis Carroll –

Date posted
August 27, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

Evolution or regression

I recently came across Twitvid. A small microblogging service to make it easy for you to tweet videos. Of course it is intended to be used in conjunction with the original Twitter service. I’m still not sure what I should think about it. Countless (well, to be hones, not that “countless”) videos without any apparent […]

Date posted
May 25, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

Polluted communication

What’s it all about? Polluted communication is the term for information that is either unsolicited or sent by an unknown or at least not well-known communication subject, i.e. sender. Polluted communication not only relates to the information being transmitted but also to the dynamic process of exchanging information. It usually includes sending or receiving information […]

Date posted
May 25, 2009
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Please twitter!

Do you know what spam is? Unsolicited information that you receive and that is stuffing your mailbox. Web 2.0, social media and microblogging are taking spam to the next level. You don’t even get information. You receive thoughts of people you don’t even know. It is like reading someone else’s mind. Per se this isn’t […]

Date posted
May 25, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

The human search engine

Shortly after the “Web 2.0” buzz slowed down a little bit, around 2006, “Web 3.0” started to become the place to be. Well it only started. These monikers actually say nothing and are equally unable to describe the ideas they stand for as they are overarching. There is of course an official interpretation as to […]

Date posted
March 5, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

Fight for your right to … twitter

You may know Googlefight, where you can easily compare keywords in terms of their popularity. I recently stumbled upon some kind of twitter fight. It’s called TweetVolume and provides inisghts into which words are twittered how often. Despite its relativly childish interface, it may become a valuable source of statistics and insights when it comes […]

Date posted
December 23, 2008
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Jo Wedenigg