This article seems a little hypocritical given that I’ve just banged on about how samey all the content out there is these days and that you should avoid using the word Twitter in your title, but I noticed something this morning that I actually think is pretty cool and could help those of you that have an app or those that are considering developing one. (Was that sentence too long? Thought so.) [Read more…] about Did You Know You Can Download Apps Straight From Twitter?
Twitter has taken its hashtags to the next level with specific ‘Events’ pages for trending action and events. This will surely encourage users to hang around on the platform for longer and aims to start bringing an end to the ‘hop in, hop out’, micro-engagement nature of the platform at present. But what do you think about this addition?
1. Understand that it’s not a deal breaker.
LinkedIn isn’t something you need to close the sale on. Few people will stumble upon your LinkedIn profile, read your blurb, then offer you a job, just like that. It’s not even necessarily for those that are browsing LinkedIn at the time. It’s for those that aren’t even on LinkedIn as well. Those that see the link on your website or the mention on your CV or the signature on your email. It’s for them to get a little info on you and your experience and personality. Think of it as a reinforcement of what you say on your job application or in your interview or on your CV. It’s just a confirmation of what you’re already putting out there.
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I was watching Location, Location, Location on Channel 4 and it featured a couple searching for a house… Obviously. One of their criteria for their new place was ‘somewhere that’ll make our friends jealous’. This was seemingly a private discussion they’d had and it might not have been intended to slip out in front of the camera, but is that what it’s come to? Making people jealous? This is why I’m falling out of love (if I was ever in love?) with Facebook. It’s full of people posting about their day, showing us photos of their food and letting us know how good their life is. They’re all trying to make their ‘friends’ jealous.