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Twitter releases “10 Most Powerful Tweets of 2010″

Posted: December 15th, 2010 - Community Technology, Seattle Communities Online  (No Comments)

Yesterday, Twitter released its list of the ten most powerful tweets of 2010.  The chosen tweets, according to the Twitter Blog, “represent the dynamic ways that people use Twitter in the political world, for disaster relief, and to add commentary to news events, sports and entertainment.” Some might wonder how Ann Curry, an NBC reporter […]


New WordPress “Tweet Button” Available!

Posted: August 23rd, 2010 - Community Technology, Seattle Communities Online  (No Comments)

WordPress has added an “Official Tweet Button” for all blogs!  It’s a really exciting feature that allows your readers to easily tweet a link to your blog post. To add the button to your blog, go to Appearance > Extras menu and select the Show a Twitter Tweet Button on my posts option. Read […]


Accessibility tool for Twitter

Posted: May 18th, 2010 - Community Technology, Seattle Communities Online  

As we work with communities to expand their social networks, we’re often asked the question about resources for people living with disabilities.  One tool I’ve found is Qwitter – what is Qwitter??  Qwitter is an accessible Twitter client designed for access by the blind, providing an innovative integration between Twitter and a user’s screen reader.  […]


Twitter to use “Promotional Tweets” as paid advertising.

Posted: April 21st, 2010 - Seattle Communities Online  

According to this New York Times article by Claire Cain Miller, Twitter has a plan for “Promoted Tweets,” which will pop up when a user does a keyword search: The ads will let businesses insert themselves into the stream of real-time conversation on Twitter to ensure their posts do not get buried in the flow. […]