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Radar: Twitter’s Missing Feature (App.net, Smartphone Addiction, and More)

Here’s what is on my radar today: Twitter’s Missing Feature Twitter is awesome. It makes sharing information very easy. Where it still needs improvement is in the consumption of that information. Specifically, I’d like to more easily be able to sift through tweets from friends, family or brands in a segmented way rather than all in one massive feed. The …

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When Brands Automate Twitter and Facebook Responses I’ll Revolt

Have you seen this article on TechCrunch describing how and why brands will soon try to automate social media responses? I just read it and it makes me a bit furious. Many companies, especially large ones, already go out of their way to make it as difficult as humanely possible to contact a real, live human being to talk to. …

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Want More Twitter Followers? Quit Trying to Bribe People

If you’ve ever looked closely at your Twitter followers you’ve probably seen a few that have nearly identical following/follower numbers. That’s because these account owners have a “follow-back” policy. Sometimes they even put it in their profile description that if you follow them they will follow you back. This is essentially a bribe and I believe it’s definitely the wrong …

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7 Scorching-Hot Social Media Trends Happening Right Now

While doing some research for a recent article on breakout social startups I was able to identify 7 unique trends happening in social media right now. All I can saw is, “wow,” because the social media landscape is changing so quickly. I believe this is because companies have started asking themselves what real life social situations people are facing day …

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Use Twitter to Get Free Stuff by Complaining

By the time you’re done reading this post, you’re going to have a whole new outlook on Twitter. It is, as you know, both a great way to let people know what’s happening in your life as well as an excellent place to discover what’s happening in the world around you. As incredibly useful as those functions are, I’ve discovered …

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We’re Giving Away 10 Free ManageFlitter Accounts – Comment to Win!

ManageFlitter is a service that lets you clean up and manage your followers, see who unfollows you, use analytics to better understand your efforts on Twitter and more. TechCrunch calls it a must-use. If you’re a Twitterholic or Twitter power-user than this is your lucky day! We’re giving away 10 free accounts to the first 10 people who comment below …

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The Top 100 Twitter Tools of 2012 (Categorized)

This post is #9 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 115. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Twitter is my social network of choice (see our recent article: Inside Twitter). Personally, I’m not a big Facebook …

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100 Top Tech Twitter Accounts of 2012 (Categorized)

This post is #4 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 110. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! When I set out to build a list of top tech Twitter accounts to follow, my real goal was …

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Daily Tech Find: Feedair Desktop Text Updates

I can’t wait until March because that’s when the cool looking Feedair goes on sale. Billed as “your new information notification friend”, the Feedair sits in a fixed position and shoots you non-intrusive text updates that you can configure using an iPhone or Android app. Using the downloadable vidgets (visual widgets, apparently), users can use the Feedair to display their latest …

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Follow The Best New Technology and Gadget Twitter Account of 2012 @DailyTekk

Today I’m setting out on an ambitious mission to maintain the world’s best new tech-related Twitter account of 2012, @dailytekk, the official Twitter companion of DailyTekk.com. Here’s what types of Tweets you should expect to see from me: notifications about freshly published articles on DailyTekk (of course), general tech news, interesting tidbits that don’t make it into articles I write for …

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