Our decision to open source Social Signal’s intellectual property has made me rethink my proposed panel for SXSW. This week, I’ve heard from folks who (like us) are eager to share their social media “secrets”. So why not use that to see whether social media experts to live up to their own hype?<
A couple of weeks ago I wrote my most hypocritical tweet ever:
Follows are not love. You are as lovable with 5 followers as with 50,000. You are not your Twitter feed.
Learn how I set up a Twitter system that connects me more closely to the people and ideas that matter most in my own life.
Twitter friends and followers are more than statistics. They’re real relationships, real people. When we get so obsessed with the number that we’re willing to entrust the following process to a ponzi scheme, we’ve lost sight of the purpose of this — or any other — social network: to connect us, and to help us communicate.
If you’re new to Twitter, you want to quickly eliminate the five sure signs you’re a Twitter newbie. Here are some quick ways you can follow people, attract followers, and keep your feed regularly updated — all in less than five minutes a week.