Twitter erupted on Tuesday when the news of John Gailliano’s firing from Dior remarks made it’s way to the social media world. The tweets were flying fast and furiously in every language imaginable, ranging from the expected humorous cracks to utter disgust with him and his “I love Hitler” anti-Semitic rant made public just days earlier.
If you’re one of the millions of people actively searching for a new job, Twitter can be a useful resource to build and maintain connections to get your foot in the door. The resources for job hunters are growing by the minute, but job seekers should be on their best tweeting behavior during this time of evaluation and analysis by potential employers.
Twitter is more than a little perplexing to most business owners, whether they’re running a large corporation or a small Etsy shop. There’s usually a general understanding that they should be on Twitter and interacting with current and potential customers, but diving into the deep end can sometimes do more harm than good if there’s not a solid social media plan in place. Read more
If there’s a site out there that rivals the addictiveness of Twitter, shoppers will certainly argue it’s Etsy – and luckily you can find the best of both worlds by uncovering the best Twitter related items being sold on the handmade shopping site. Here are a few of our favorites.
Companies big and small are jumping onto the Twitter photo contest bandwagon and fans are happily playing along. It’s the kind of fan contest that generates buzz and visual results, with the potential to go viral – the buzzword every corporate marketer hears in their dreams.
Techmeme just announced that Tweets can now become headlines or discussion topics. For those who live and breathe on Techmeme’s technology news feed, the move isn’t entirely unexpected since the site’s main aim is to deliver news in real-time. The implications, though, are reverberating through the social media landscape as the logistical questions about how this will truly work are yet to be answered.
It’s still in beta and not open to the general public, but that seems to be part of the appeal of WhoSay, a relatively new social media service that authenticates celebrity accounts and gives them a platform to connect with fans. It appears to be positioning itself as a more personalized and interactive version of Twitter for famous people and their fans.