Category: Twitter

The hashtag has been around much longer than Twitter has. The format was a popular one used for IRC servers, and many of us were well acquainted with hashtags by the time the popular micro-blogging site adopted it in 2009. Though Chris Messina undoubtedly managed to refine hashtags into something much more useful, and launch […]


Some of you might ask: how does this factor into inspired web design and development. At first glance, it appears that I have begun to drink too deeply the droughts of social media and succumbed to their guiles. While that may be, bear with me, and I believe that I can make an important connection […]


This is a guest post by Jan Rajtoral AKA Gonzo the Great, founder of gonzodesign, who provides design services across the full spectrum of Brand Identity, Graphic Design, Print and Advertising Design & Website Design. In this new series of posts we’re going to take a look at what has been published last month in […]


I have very mixed feelings about social media. And that’s why it’s almost taken until now to really start to work with these tools in a business capacity. For all the benefits that it provides, I have had some serious hang-ups when joining, and participating in, social media. And, I’ll tell you why. Loss of […]


This is a post from Angela Nielsen of One Lily Creative Agency, a full-service web and print design company. Angela loves creating designs that win awards for clients, and is addicted to the thrill of helping people make sense of all this web-techno-marketing stuff. They say the proof is in the numbers. If that’s the […]


This is a guest post by Chico Charlesworth. He has created a geographic visualisation with the help of his BBC colleague, Tom Martin. The visualisation mashes up location-aware social data to visually capture people’s experiences and reactions to the royal wedding. It was built in three days and is showcased as a video and

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