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Why I Hate Scheduled Social Media Updates.

I’m not a fan of automating social media and scheduling Facebook updates or Twitter posts. That being said, I admit to doing it sometimes. It’s a necessary evil at times because managing several accounts on top of a million other responsibilities at work and home is difficult, and accounts would often go neglected without a few scheduled updates. I only schedule updates for things that won’t...

Fun with Tweetups.

The Lawrence social media community had another great tweetup tonight! If you’ve never heard of or been to a tweetup, it’s basically a social gathering of Twitter users— a way for people who talk to each other online to get together offline and socialize in person. The first tweetup I went to was in the summer of 2009, after I’d been using Twitter for a few months. I kept telling my friend...

Twitter: Allowing Private Accounts To Follow You

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not all baby, all the time around here! I recently encountered something on Twitter that I haven’t seen in my nearly three years of using the service. It’s kind of a convoluted story to explain, so bear with me. A girl I follow has a private account. Apparently she followed a public account that appears to be a combined business/personal account- the avatar is a...

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