Craig Kanalley files this Poynter story on how to set up and make the most out of Twitter lists, if you’re one of the lucky 25% or so with the feature live so far.
Of course we do. Gina Chen revisits “…if the news is that important, it will find me…”
Here’s the full Dan Zarella report on words, punctuation marks, etc. that will get you retweeted. I’d love to see what these numbers look like a few months after RTs are codified.
A preview of a Dan Zarrella report — I’d stop short of calling it Science, as he does, but it’s certainly research. The topic at hand: Which words, punctuation, times, etc. are best for mass appeal and viral movement (as in, more retweets) on Twitter.
I’ve been meaning to write about Mark “10,000 Words” Luckie’s “How Twitter saved my career… and my life” post since he wrote it, but haven’t had a chance yet. If you want a good idea of what publishing an excellent blog and maintaining a presence in social media channels can do, in the face of layoffs, unemployment, and general upheaval in the news business, read what Mark has to say here. [Spoiler: There’s a book and a great job at the end of the tunnel.]
The developer group announcement of the RT’s entry into Twitter’s API.
Here’s the Guardian U.K.’s app for running a conference display of live tweets with *moderation* — call it curation, even — instead of just firehosing a hashtag up on the screen.