What talking to a Twitter newbie taught me about verified accounts

Nov 13, 13 What talking to a Twitter newbie taught me about verified accounts

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A few months ago, I went to a panel event sponsored by the Brookings Institution Center for Technology Innovation featuring Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. It was an interesting panel, and I highly recommend any Brookings-sponsored events (most, if not all, are free!), but I was most struck with what I learned after the event. The panel...

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Twitter’s “New” In-Line Conversation Feature (Part 1)

Aug 29, 13 Twitter’s “New” In-Line Conversation Feature (Part 1)

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Yesterday, Twitter unveiled A New Look For Twitter Conversations: I don’t like it. Twitter already HAD the feature to view more of a conversation: when a Tweet received responses, users would be given the option to view conversation, rather than view/expand details (time and date of Tweet, in some cases original sending...

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Awesome Project & Free Event: #HeinekenMurals

Aug 28, 13 Awesome Project & Free Event: #HeinekenMurals

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Hey DC Social folks! We recently learned about the Heineken Mural Project; a city-wide street art exhibit that aims to do away with art gallery walls and give city-dwellers a uniquely curated open-air visual culture experience. So, how does this tie into social? Like all hip, new, exciting things, buzz for this project is being...

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Students and Tech Opportunity

Jul 15, 13 Students and Tech Opportunity

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Hey SMCDC community! The Gates Foundation, a funder and partner of Mobilize.org, is hosting an informational meeting with college students in the DC area this Thursday, July 18, and are looking for students who would like to attend and contribute their ideas and feedback how colleges should set up their technology tools and...

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Customer Service & Social Media

Jul 08, 13 Customer Service & Social Media

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I live in the Shaw neighborhood of DC. Yesterday, June 7, around 12:40pm, I was just arriving home from the grocery store when I heard an explosion and the world went dark… Okay, the world didn’t go dark. It was a hot, sunny, DC summer day, so there was plenty of natural light, but suddenly, no artificial light, no...

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