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Megan O'Neill

To Follow Or Not To Follow? The Simple Twitter Tool That Helps You Decide

This is a guest post by Megan O’Neil, resident web video expert and predictor of all things viral at our sister site SocialTimes.com.

How do you decide if someone is follow-worthy? When you get that friendly email, “So-and-so is now following you on Twitter”, how do you decide whether or not to follow “so-and-so” back? It can often be hard to make a snap-judgment, based on the minimal details you’ve got readily available—the user’s avatar, description and the last 15-or so tweets. That’s where twtrland comes in.

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When Twitter Trends Go Bad: Dead Babies, Pornography & Nudity Galore

This is a guest post by Megan O’Neil, resident web video expert and predictor of all things viral at our sister site SocialTimes.com.

Over the past week or so I’ve seen a picture of a dead baby, witnessed some full frontal nudity, and seen a snapshot of a mom feeding her baby while (**clears throat awkwardly**) giving her man “oral pleasure”. But the biggest surprise of all is that I didn’t find these pictures on some snuff or pornography site. I stumbled across them inadvertently while checking out the Trending Topics on Twitter.

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