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Posts Tagged ‘status’

The Number One Resource You Need For When Twitter Goes Down

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.
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Is Twitter Making Girls Appear More Aggressive?

There’s been a lot of discussion in academic and even pop culture circles about whether or not Twitter is dumbing down our language. Its 140 character restriction is often cited as encouraging “text speak” like changing you to u, leaving out punctuation and other grammar atrocities.

But this is the first time we’ve heard that Twitter might not only be eroding language, but it might be changing the personalities of those who use it, especially young girls.
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Want To Tweet Your Facebook Status Updates? Here’s How (And Why You Might Want To Rethink It)

Just last week we wrote about a new feature that Twitter rolled out which allowed its users to easily post their tweets to Facebook.

But Facebook wouldn’t be outdone: they, too, have quietly unveiled a new feature that will allow users to tweet out status updates, effectively the reverse of last week’s announcement.

And while this potential joining of the two networks might seem like a good idea (wouldn’t life be easier if there was only one place to post your latest lunchtime shenanigans?), you shouldn’t be too quick to jump on the bandwagon.
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