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Twitter Down! Panic! Mayhem! Twitter Down!

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Twitter Down!  Panic!  Mayhem!  Twitter Down!

Not to worry. It was just a DDOS attack. (See “Ongoing Denial-of-Service Attack” on the Twitter status page.) Don’t panic. Twitter will be back soon enough. Remember to breathe. Just breathe. Grab a paper sack if you need to. Facebook came under attack too. Few people noticed because Facebook is slow and bloated anyway. 😉

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The Twitter Collective

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This was supposed to be a quick and easy thing, but it turned out not to be so! First, I did the audio. Dragged out my old Sony lavalier microphone, figuring I’d see if it still works. Put in a fresh battery. Plugged it in. Didn’t record. It showed the voice bars as I talked,…

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Tweet Week: Maintaining Your Flock

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Tweet Week: Maintaining Your Flock

Welcome to the seventh day of Tweet Week. Today, we’ll take a look at maintaining your flock of followers. Earlier in the week, we covered how to gain Twitter followers. Today, we’ll look at how to keep them. Interact! The first–and perhaps most important–thing you need to do is to interact with your followers. Unless…

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Tweet Week: Fail

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Tweet Week: Fail

Welcome to day six of Tweet Week! Twitter: Fail You can expect that any growing site will experience growing pains that manifest themselves in varied ways and Twitter has been no exception. In fact, with it’s rapid growth, failure has become a part of the Twitter culture. It typically begins with “fail whale” sightings. Users…

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Tweet Week: Avoiding the Empty Nest Syndrome

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Tweet Week: Avoiding the Empty Nest Syndrome

Welcome to Tweet Week, day five. Today, we’ll look at the empty nest syndrome, and how it can be avoided. You Have a Twitter Account, So Now What? Everyone told you you just have to be on Twitter. So, you signed up. You followed your friends. Now what? Now you have the empty nest syndrome,…

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