my theory of social networking

I know lots of folks who like to have everything they share on one social network (eg Google+) magically appear on all others they use, too (eg Twitter & Facebook). While I sometimes share identical content out to several networks, I rarely want precisely the same thing going everywhere all the time. In fact, while I [...]

June 3, 2014 · antipaucity · 2 Comments
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posting from google+ to other services with ifttt

I’ve been using If This Then That (best part? it’s free!) for several months, and wanted to share a simple way to post updates from Google+ (or any RSS feed, but I digress) to your other social media services. Currently I only use Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook – though I am sure this basic process [...]

October 4, 2013 · antipaucity · One Comment
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hashtagiquette – inline, or append?

There seems to be a great deal of divide over where, when, and how hashtags should be used on social media services like Twitter. If you google “hashtag etiquette”, you’ll get a variety of differing results. So – what’s the best route to follow? When is it ok to create your own? Why would you want [...]

July 9, 2013 · antipaucity · No Comments
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bufferapp.com – schedule social media posts

I learned about bufferapp.com this week – finally a way to not overload Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc with posts – and put them in relevant venues easily. Thanks, Passive Panda.

December 15, 2012 · antipaucity · 2 Comments
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plugins galore

I found the Auto Tweet plugin today and have added it along with several others to the pantheon of WordPress additions that make up this blog. WP is awesome – the plugin architecture is super cool. But there are times when I wonder why more of the plugins haven’t been made core aspects of the product [...]

November 20, 2012 · antipaucity · 4 Comments
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on twitter and the police

Dave Winer had an interesting take on the recent Twitter-NYPD flare-up. Personally, the thought of any government organization demanding records without a warrant is abhorrent. However, since the entire point of Twitter is to make your tweets public … then what is there to subpoena? They’re all out there – visible to the world… Unless the user [...]

May 9, 2012 · antipaucity · No Comments
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