Hugo Chavez Joins Twitter

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has joined Twitter. Not because he wants to connect with his supporters or try to win over his detractors. Chavez joined, because he said he would, and that’s it. I doubt that we’ll see much interaction between him and his followers. He’s got 16,000+ followers as of this writing, and he’s […]

2010 SXSWi Interview with Patrick O'Keefe, aka @ifroggy

In this video, I catch up with Patrick O’Keefe, aka @ifroggy on Twitter. We talk about the presentation that he gave and he goes over one of the most important things for you to avoid becoming an online ______________. Patrick doesn’t mention it, but some of the communities that he manages are quite large, he […]

Social Media in Latin America

I’ve been paying a lot more attention to the social media space down south of the US border and beyond. For the most part, it appears that social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook and making some decent inroads into Latin America. No, I do not have empirical data for you to use to verify […]

Google goes to real time search

That’s right folks, now you can get real time searches on Google itself. No more messing around with Twitter Search when trying to get the score of a game or when trying to get updates from someone attending a conference or when trying to get traffic updates. What does “Real Time” mean? Google is defining […]

Twitter Tool: monitter

I think that’s what I’m going to call this tool a “Time Suck Portal” instead of monitter.  It’s a free twitter tool that lets you see in real time what people are twittering about.  Actually, let me rephrase that. It’s a tool that lets you follow in real time what people on twitter are saying […]

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