Posted on August 24, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
I consider myself a relatively active, and well informed user of Twitter, and like many, a promoter of such a useful and potentially powerful tool. As time has passed, and popularity of the service has grown to the point of mainstream adoption, the spam was certainly inevitable.
That time has come, …
Posted on August 3, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
In early 2000’s, the craze of Blogging and self publishing opened the world to a huge potential of social connections and sharing of community and experiences. Later, MySpace took over the Social Media scene with an absolute tidal rush of growth in the mid 2000’s. After MySpace came Facebook with …
Posted on May 1, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
Yesterday I took a few minutes to call in to a local, heavily syndicated radio show called the MJ Morning Show, who was talking about a recent article regarding Twitter’s poor attrition rate.
The article speaks of a recent Nielsen Survey which shows that nearly 60% of new users quit using …
Posted on April 6, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
For the first time, today I noticed a new (to me atleast!) error page which shows that Twitter is going through some growing pains. Since their planned site outage yesterday, many people are complaining of some very weird issues including a loss of many items including their Direct Messages, Avatar …
Posted on April 5, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
Exactly 3 months ago today, I created a poll [link] in an attempt to answer a very interesting question… What is the Average Age Demographic of Twitter Users?
This poll received a relatively healthy amount of participation (1,598 people) and continues to be a useful source of data which is featured …
Posted on February 26, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
This is just a quick post:
I was curious of what sites existed that could help a person or group create, promote, and coordinate a Tweetup from beginning to end. I must mention, a “TweetUp” is a Twitter Meetup. A face-to-face social meetup with fellow Twitter peers! I wonder if such …
Posted on February 24, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
Building a strong and valuable following, and establishing friendships and relationships on Twitter is a fickle balance beam of trying to be informative and valuable to your fellow peers, while trying not to be overly annoying and overly verbose. I seem to have done this relatively well, with a strong …
Posted on January 5, 2009 by TheBusyBrain
While tweeting a thought I had moments ago about why it seems that Twitter is mostly Adult / Older aged users I had the idea to publish a poll to get a general understanding as to the actual average Age of Twitter users!
Please be honest, and select your age bracket …
Posted on December 24, 2008 by TheBusyBrain
Have you ever noticed that you are not able to send a Direct Message to people on Twitter if they are not following you? Theoretically, that is how it is supposed to be! I have discovered a “back door” approach which will allow you to send a Direct Message to …
Posted on December 19, 2008 by TheBusyBrain
Because of the rampant growth and popularity of Twitter.com, many people are only aware of the present state of Twitter. I decided to take a step back in time to see what Twitter was, before it was Twitter as we know it!
Follow me on this little journey! A visual …