Tag: avatar

Oct 28 2009

Kieran Long and his Twitter avatar

One of the most common bits of advice offered to people just starting out on Twitter is to use a photograph of yourself as your Twitter avatar. Some individuals simply fail to post any image at all (and at least the colourful birdies are better than the old brown square), while others sometimes opt for …

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Mar 24 2009

Ada Lovelace Day: a salute to Pam Broviak

“Ada Lovelace Day, 24 March, is an international day of blogging to draw attention to women excelling in technology. Women’s contributions often go unacknowledged, their innovations seldom mentioned, their faces rarely recognised. We want you to tell the world about these unsung heroines. Whatever she does, whether she is a sysadmin or a tech entrepreneur, …

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Mar 23 2009

Should every business Twitter?

I have been monitoring the use of micro-blogging tool Twitter as a B2B communication tool for the past year or so. Popular take-up has exploded – up 1689% says the BBC. While there has also been a corresponding increase in the number of sniffy comments about Twitter (“full of egocentric bores … useless fools … …

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