20 Dec 2013

Your Favorite Posts From 2013

I recently posed this question on Twitter, and some of you took the time to reply, so I wanted to share some of your responses here.

26 Oct 2013

Buffer Compromised – Here’s What You Need to Do

Popular social media management system Buffer has confirmed that they’ve been compromised, with weight-loss SPAM being sent from customer Twitter and Facebook accounts. Here’s what you need to do to keep your accounts (and potentially your customer accounts) safe.

23 Feb 2013

Quick & Easy Twitter Polls with PopTip

If you’re a Twitter user, you may find yourself in a position where you want to ask your followers a question. The asking part is easy – just tweet it – but keeping track of and quantifying those answers can be tricky, especially if more than a few people follow

21 Nov 2011

MTAMO – My Tweets Are My Own

This is just a quickie note to let you know about a new site I’ve published, called My Tweets Are My Own, or MTAMO.

03 Mar 2011

Know Your Social Media Scams & Rogue Apps

As the number of scams and malware threats increase on Facebook and Twitter, it can be hard to keep track of what’s legitimate and what’s not anymore in a way that is in plain-English for non-techies, who are arguably the ones who need this information the most.

22 Dec 2009

Twitter Retweet Contests: Viral Marketing or Social Media Spam?

Those of us who eat, sleep (and occasionally — oh nevermind) on Twitter have noticed an increase in the Twitter “RT Contests” being promoted by companies in an effort to leverage folks who want free shwag to whore out their promotion.