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What To Do When Someone Follows You: Five Steps to Twitter Mastery

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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What to do When Someone Follows You On Twitter

We’ve all experienced this magical moment. You get a *bleep* on your phone, or a notification in your browser. You hurriedly refresh your feed and, lo and behold, it’s a new follower! This is one of the best moments in all of Twitter: being followed. The rush of excitement, joy, and a touch of narcissism […]

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The Art of Subtweeting

Sunday, October 14, 2012


In the complex and shifting social rituals of Twitter, nothing is more misunderstood and poorly executed than the Subtweet. Elusive in its perfection, deadly when used correctly, pathetic and laughable in the hands of a amatuer— it is a delicate art only mastered by an illuminated few. For the handful of people who grasp the […]

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You Are What You Tweet: Social Media Is Your Autobiography

Sunday, April 22, 2012


US Twitter Activity

I saw a very interesting tweet the other day. I can’t remember the exact wording of it, and I can’t recall who said it, but the message stuck with me. It went something like: “Your body is the most accurate diary you can keep in your life.” It got me thinking about other things in […]

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What a Long, Strange Tweet It’s Been: Reflections On My First Hatchday

Monday, March 19, 2012


Today officially marks my first year on Twitter, and I must say, it’s been one of the most incredible experiences of my life. I have met so many fantastic people, learned so many things, and had so many unique life experiences with Twitter that it literally boggles the mind. I thought I would share the […]

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Epic Tweets: Dino Dogan and the Irresistible Allure of Confusion

Friday, February 10, 2012


Another powerful tool in the arsenal of the epic tweeter is the power of ambiguity. Be just vague enough, and your tweet will be irresistible to the mouse clicks of your followers. The great Sun Tzu wrote that one should “feign confusion in order to lure the enemy on”. We’re guessing that the father of modern military tactics would have been […]

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