Need a little weekend reading? We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a look at the most retweeted tweets of all time, news from Twitter that you’ll be able to download your tweets by the end of the year, the ten countries with the most active Twitter users, how social media is creating a copy and paste generation and the importance of social media marketing to brands.
Archives: September 2012
Don’t you just wish you could wear your tweets? Maybe you could get them printed on a t-shirt or #hashtag your hat! Been there, done that?
How about a “laser-cut, laser-etched acrylic necklace that displays your tweets as a data visualisation”? We bet you don’t have one of those! And now you can have one of your very own – but they’re not cheap.
California Employers Can’t Ask For Your Twitter Password Now – And They Shouldn’t Have Been Asking Anyway
The good news: Employers can’t ask for your Twitter or Facebook password now!
The bad news: This update only applies to California.
The confusing news: Wait, that wasn’t illegal to begin with?
Have you updated your Twitter header image yet? Well, you should – you look silly (we’ve all noticed). And TwitrCovers offers fantastic (and free) photo options pre-sized for your uploading pleasure.
You’ll be amazed by how easy it is.
And even if you already have a cover image, you’ll want to check these out and consider downloading a better one. Trust us, they have an awesome selection.
Did you know that Twitter has a resource that lets you know when there’s an interruption in service? Now you don’t have to scramble to Facebook to try to see if anyone there is experiencing the same outage as you are.
Twitter is a great place to read up on the latest news, network with like-minded people and follow the topics that are trending in real time. But it can also be a place of hateful speech – sometimes said in ignorance of how hateful it can be.
Yesterday we took a look at the ten most retweeted Twitter tweets of all time in a list that was headed by Canadian pop music megastar Justin Bieber.
Well, his record didn’t last long, as a tweet sent on Wednesday has received over 200,000 retweets – and counting – and is now far and away Twitter’s most retweeted post. It’s also by Justin Bieber. And it will break your heart.
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