Poet Frank Watson has received great acclaim for his use of micropoetry – usually 3-6 lines, akin to a haiku, and can often be found on his Twitter account (@FollowBlueFlute). Robyn Carey-Allgeyer talks with the poet during National Poetry Month about how he came to this style and what readers will find in his newest collection, Seas to Mulberries.
Many people struggle to make sense of Twitter. The constant stream of information containing up to 140 characters can often overwhelm. But believe it or not all the tweets in the world appear to fit into just six patterns.
The Pew Research Center and the Social Media Research Foundation studied thousands of tweets over a four-year period and came up with these six different conversational archetypes.
Facebook, Twitter, Linked-in, Instagram, Google+, are just some of the most popular social networking services in use today, by people reaching out to families and friends, and by businesses and organizations using it to connect with current and find new customers and patrons. Solution Architect and Partner at Definity Partners, LLC, Dave Hatter, and Chris Brewer, chief consulting officer of Zavoodi.com., discuss the latest trends in social media services.
Social media updates are a hit with tennis fans at the Western & Southern Open this weekend. Learn how the social media team goes out of its way to tweet player comments and photos, normally not seen or heard by the public. Ann Thompson reports in this week’s Focus on Technology.