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image thumb27 This Why Having Unhappy Ghost Writers On Twitter Can Hurt Bad!

Good, rather great things come in small packages. And the news of Mark Davidson on Twitter is a great one, especially when you are looking for something to make you laugh. Many would have fallen head over heels seeing the 55K followers he has and how many times he has been listed, plus that bio that claims him to be Internet Marketing guru. Until now.

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Tips 5 Ways to Stay Alive And Visible Online

Invisible sounds great when you talk about the Fantastic Four and the likes. But when it comes to a product, brand or simply your Blog, invisibility is one super power you wouldn’t enjoy having. There has been a massive migration to gain maximum visibility online, leverage that offline and have more eyes learning about your product or service. I mean look at us, we would do anything to create noise on any platform to ensure our words are visible to more, even if it involves commenting on blogs that belong to our competitors. Without visibility, your site may as well be worthless as it won’t be gaining the attention needed to be profitable.

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image thumb5 Facebook And Other Social Networks Can Take Advantage Of Location For Better Friend Suggestions, Says Cambridge Research

If you are a regular visitor to an art gallery or for instance a library there is a high probability that you will end up being friends with a couple of people there if not all. The reason is pretty simple; common interests and the fact places such as these are more likely to have people connected compared to those like the parks, shopping malls or stadiums. Social networking sites come with a similar purpose; to connect friends, friends of friends and based on common interests. But researchers at the Cambridge’s Computer Library are putting forward another idea; connecting people based on places they visit.

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You call it luck or good timing, Sohaib Akhtar of Pakistan might not have known that he would be a part of the Web history as the only person Live Tweeting the Abbottabad operation which involved US armed forces and the Pakistani Intelligence Service killing Osama Bin Laden. The guy is an IT consultant and was probably on a break in the quite of Abbottabad. But things changed and I am sure the atmosphere will not be as peaceful in the city as it had been.

Following are a few tweets he sent last night. Thanks to TC for compiling these up.

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image thumb1 Osama Bin Laden Dead At Last, Barrack Obama Confirms, Social Networks Go Crazy

So Osama Bin Laden is dead? That’s the worst news you can hear early in the morning, that too in the country you are a citizen of. I am not a political analyst nor is this a political or anti-terrorist blog but what makes it worth its mention is that the whole is crazily taking over the Social Networks. Read More »

image thumb6 PostUp Acquires Facebook and Twitter App, Echofon

Echofon, the Twitter Phone has been acquired by PostUp, which in my opinion is a fair deal as the Twitter app has over 3 million users. Echofon was also one of the first Twitter apps to introduce User Streams and has been quite a popular Twitter client.

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image thumb100 Infograph: 44% Of All Online Sharing Is Via Facebook!

I somehow find it more interesting to share infographic on numbers and trends and I bet many of our readers have come across numerous graphs. The most recent caught my eye on what platform are people using the most on the Web for sharing.

Not surprisingly Facebook takes the lead here and I am not at all surprised with the stats released by AddThis, a widget that you see installed across numerous sites to make sharing across numerous platforms easy. The AddThis widget is installed across 7 million plus domains and has support for over 300 services.  According to the latest trends released over 44% of all sharing activity online occurs on Facebook, which is over 33% what it was last year.

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image thumb72 Infographic: Google VS Facebook, What Social IDs Are People Using To Signup?

I use my Twitter ID to signup on numerous sites that enable me to sign up with a social profile. I guess its quite a norm as nobody wants to spend time signing up for these sites and remembering another UserID or Password. Well that’s problematic for me at least.

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The year 2010 is coming to an end and everyone has a different approach on how they close the year. Twitter in the social media space just released a new site altogether; Year in Review to showcase what has been happening on Twitter throughout 2010.

image thumb46 Twitter 2010: The Year In Review

I am not going to call it a micro messaging service for I simply consider it to be undermining the true potential of the tool, albeit that’s what it is at the core. I recall hating it and avoiding it at all costs and finally getting more than just addicted to it. The site will be updated in the days to come, in the meanwhile you can definitely visit another one which showcases the New folks who joined Twitter.

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image thumb23 Twitter Gearing Up To Buy TwitterSearch.com… To Prevent Confusion Perhaps?

When you get big you think big and beyond the present. Everything starts appearing important and essential to your goals and with the giants on the Internet, especially in the social media arena, the idea of grabbing related domains is an everyday business.

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