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Australia’s National Rugby League Sets Up Social Media Mission Control Room, Generates 1B Impressions

The State of Origin is basically the Super Bowl of rugby, an annual best-of-three series of rugby league football matches between the Blues and the Maroons, who represent the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland, respectively.

In honor of the premier sporting event, Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) partnered with digital marketing agency VML Australia to create a tricked-out NRL Mission Control Room. Take a look inside.

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HOWTO: Use Keyboard Commands & Shortcuts To Improve Your Twitter.com Experience

Twitter has made some changes to the home page lately and I’ll be looking at those in more detail in the days to come. Meantime, I’ve been having a read of the updated Twitter support portal and I’ve found a few interesting things that are quite useful.

Example of the output from the WHOIS command on Twitter.com

Readers of this blog will know that I am a big fan of TweetDeck. Probably 99.99% of my at-home Twitter usage is via this client. On the road I use Dabr. Indeed, the only times I really use Twitter.com at all is to make modifications to my profile.

However, while TweetDeck will continue to be my client of your choice, that usage percentage may well drop a little. Why? Because of Twitter’s command-line functions and tools which, as of now, don’t all work in TweetDeck (or, I’m guessing, anywhere else).

The Official Twitter Commands

When you visit Twitter.com the experience is, being quite frank, a bit underwhelming. You only have basic control and functionality and certainly when compared to TweetDeck and lots of other external applications it’s extremely limited.

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