Posts Tagged: Twitter

NatWest Twitter Fail?

Having worked to bring Barclaycard into the world of social media I was gob-smacked when I saw this tweet from what appears to be NatWest’s offical Twitter account; although it isn’t a verified account I hasten to point out. Amazing, even for NatWest. How they choose to respond to this will be very telling. If they have a Continue Reading

Plastic the Colour of Vaseline

My favourite author William Gibson is on Twitter. I love this tweet of his – it’s pure Gibson distilled to 137 characters: In Paris, I always imagine living in a doghouse-sized all-Muji garret. Tiny corrugated cardboard speakers. Plastic the color of Vaseline. — William Gibson (@GreatDismal) July 14, 2010

I Love The Smell Of Fail In The Morning

Well that didn’t last long. Just two days into my self imposed Twitter exile I instinctively tweeted upon news of the updated MacBook Pros; only to realise a few moments later that Twitter was off limits. In interweb parlance I am full of “FAIL”. What I found in my few Twitter free days was that Continue Reading

A Week Off

I wrote a while ago about a friend taking a Twitter vacation, another leaving altogether and my resultant thoughts and feelings about Twitter. Now I have decided to do the same; as of today I’m starting a one week ‘leave of absence’ from Twitter. Whilst this week is an experiment to see how I, a Continue Reading

Leaving Twitter

I was interested to read that my friend Mike Rhode is taking a “Twitter Vacation” following closely, as it does, another friend’s Twitter exit. Mike explains his need for a Twitter break: I’ve sensed lately that I need to take a step back. I’ve caught myself constantly checking my Twitter mentions, working very hard to Continue Reading

Monetising Twitter Trending Topics

I don’t like or normally use the term “monetise”, but it is the big question hanging over Twitter; how are they gonna make money from this thing? We saw last week that Twitter have secured another found of funding described as “significant”, and so we assume that at some point these investors are going to Continue Reading