Monthly Archives: January 2009

My Retaggr card

I have a new toy; it’s my Retaggr card. It took me about 15 minutes to set up (10 if Blogger had decided to play ball) and I’m really pleased with the way it turned out: It’s embeddable (click on … Continue reading

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Why protect your Twitter updates?

I’ve found my Twitter followers are growing quite rapidly recently, probably as connectors such as Mr Tweet and Twellow become more widely used.I follow quite of lot of them back (unless they only update via an automatic feed telling Twitter … Continue reading

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Why are users leaving Plurk?

I signed up to Plurk, the quirky microblog that allows threaded conversations, shared photos, links and videos, more or less at its launch and I’ve been a staunch supporter ever since, despite the fact that it’s a rather odd looking … Continue reading

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Cartoon avatars: the concluson

Sometimes it’s easier to let others to make the choice. When it came to deciding whether my little devil avatar was actually something I was hiding behind, rather than being my online representative, I turned to the people. The Ask500people … Continue reading

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How important is your online avatar?

This little devil has been my online representative for a year now He and I formed an allience on the day I joined Twitter, courtesy of a Markmedia lesson in social media at Uclan, and decided I wanted a cute … Continue reading

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