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Posts Tagged ‘Flattr’

Latest Twitter Craze: Favoriting Tweets To Increase Follower Count

Have you noticed your tweets are being “favorited” more often on Twitter lately? Or are you one of the folks responsible for this favoriting uptick?

If you haven’t noticed it yet, you will. Favoriting tweets is quickly becoming a “thing” on Twitter – and some folks swear it’s more effective than ads when it comes to growing your Twitter following.

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Twitter Doesn’t Want Flattr Favoriting Its Tweets

It’s Spring and love is in the air. And Twitter, that coy mister/ress is at it again, smacking back third party suitors with a disinterest not seen since Scarlett O’Hara.

The latest app whose advances Twitter has spurned is an interesting piece of sunshine called Flattr. And all it wanted was to pay content creators for their efforts.

Yep, you and I lost out on THIS one.

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Along With A Retweet, Would You Ever “Micro-Donate” To Support A Blog?

When a Twitter user finds something she likes on the web, her way of showing support is more often than not a quick retweet, maybe a small comment, and then moving on to the next great thing. But what if you could add a micropayment in there, to show the blog’s creator you really like his stuff? Would you do it? Flattr, the popular micropayments service started by the founder of Pirate Bay, is hoping you would, and is hoping that it all happens on Twitter.
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