These are too funny not to share. And there are A LOT of them… here’s my round-up of Twitter parody accounts from the 2012 Presidential election.
So there’s been a lot of hashtaggery of late. We’ve seen usage spread virally and organically around things like social upheaval, natural disasters, the Olympics and a multitude of marketing campaigns. But what do they all mean? Should I even pay attention to them?
Ever wonder where those fun Twitter hashtags started? Here’s a jazzy video lesson on the history of the hashtag from Paul Nowell a/k/a the @JazzTrombonist.
I heard this quote a while back and it’s stuck with me: Twitter is not a micro-blogging service; it’s a macro-listening service Not that this quote has any particular poetic value, but that it completely and correctly characterizes how Twitter can be used at the center of your social business strategy.
I like to curate good content. Earlier this year Twitter acquired Summify. For those unaware, Summify has been an awesome tool that helps curate the best content from one’s Twitter stream in an easily-digestible format.
Not sure this is entirely true. Gamer? Where’s it getting that? Well, historically accurate as that looks like an original NES controller. Ahhh… hours and hours of Zelda back in the day.
Ever wonder what all the symbols are in all those tweets? Twitter uses a few different symbols to achieve certain results for its users. Here’s a quick guide to these common symbols, but a simple way to remember is this: @ refers to Twitter accounts and # refers to topics.