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#USGuys Blogging Weekends One

This is part one of the #USGuys initiative for blogging weekends. Hopefully, this is the beginning of many more productive weekends. Here is a list of all posts posted under the #USBlogs for this week: Topic: Twitter: Podium or Network Blog Post by Todd Jordan. @Tojosan Blog Post by Sam Fiorella. @Samfiorella Blog Post by Heather A. Taylor. @heatherAtaylor Blog Post by Mark Babbit.   @Youternmark Blog Post One and Two by…

Twitter: Podium or Network

When Kevin Thau announced that Twitter is not a social network, it set the micro-blogging user community thinking. The VP for business and corporate development said that Twitter is actually about sharing news and updates. Alright. I get that. If you’re CNN or BBC or maybe one of the popular tech sites like Techcrunch or Engadget, you can perhaps get away with ONLY sharing news…

Our Children and Online Predators

You know the times when a seemingly well-meaning online acquaintance suddenly starts to get too close for comfort? When someone you barely know on Twitter suddenly asks you if they can have your phone number? When you can a private message in your facebook inbox that says, “Hey! I liked your profile picture so I copied it, can I have some more?” and you go…

New Twitter Background

Ok, so I wasn’t concerned about the new twitter and changes to the background dimensions since Twitter was being discriminatory. That means, I didn’t have the new twitter! Hmmph! All that changed when I woke up today and there on my twitter web page, a little birdy whispered, “Psst..” Aww! The cutest little thing. Anyway, now I have the new twitter and I realized, amongst other things,…