You just cannot ignore social media any longer

Social networksLast weekend I presented the “Do’s and don’ts of social media” in front of a group of friends. Knowing that I’m using social media for a long time and that I was teaching about this subject at the University of Gdansk, they asked me to share my experiences with them. Upfront I realised I would have to deal with a rather preoccupied group of non-users,

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Tweeting while having diner happens to me as well

When someone is having a phone call in a public area we in general don’t like this. Compared to this, communicating by social networks is a lot better, less noisy.

But social media can be a bit to attention consuming. It happens too me as well.

Source: Geekandpoke

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Tweetboard promises more social media engagement

tweetboard-logoTweetboard is the new kid on the social media block. This new tool, released just some days ago, promises to stimulate social media interaction among the visitors of a single website or blog. Will Tweetboard proof its value? Let’s just give it a try to find out. Just click the tiny “Tweets” label at the left to see the full box and feel free to discuss. The

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NEW: HootSuite5 with HTML5, geo-search, themes, Google Analytics and native re-tweets

HootSuite5 with HTML5

Today my HootSuite client was offline for a while, which was a big surprise. In general Hootsuite is a very reliable service. Fortunately, I was informed this was due to a remarkable update. Some time late I noticed significant changes to the social media dashboard beginning with a completely refreshed

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Update on the social media revolution

It might sound like big words: “social media revolution”, but hopefully you will agree something is happening in the online world. An increasing amount of people shares information and their opinions online. They by-pass traditional information sources and distribution channels and decide based on the opinion of like-wise people they meet online. Before I already wrote it’s no longer a question whether or not it will

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Delen van links en nieuws een stuk eenvoudiger met nieuwe LinkedIn Share functie

Als je vandaag je LinkedIn pagina opent om een status update in te voeren, dan zul je zien dat deze functie is uitgebreid. Sinds vandaag is het namelijk eenvoudig mogelijk om nieuws en links via de update box te delen. Een hele mooie feature die het mogelijk maakt om je als specialist in een bepaald domein te profileren. Ook wordt het nu veel eenvoudiger om nieuws te delen en verder te verspreiden.

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If you aren’t on YouTube yet, better make you are soon

I just came along a nice blog post by Drew McLellan, Social Media Cheat Sheet, where he presents the Social Landscape created by The sheet shows what social media can be used best depending on your personal aim. The bottom line conclusion for me is that you have to make you will be on YouTube to gain most from social media.

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