Category Archives: Twitter

How to Get Notifications and Avoid Traffic Congestion During Christmas and New Year

I don’t know about you, but I hate being stuck in traffic. I live in Auckland, New Zealand where traffic congestion is a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck in it. You have choices … Continue reading

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Social Location-Based Chatter is a Goldmine

I was listening to the latest Convince and Convert podcast with Carlos Garcia  from HYP3R this morning, which resonated with my passion for loyalty and location based services. This is one of my current favorite podcasts and always has some gems. … Continue reading

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Maps show which US regions use specific swear words more than others – Daily Mail

Jack Grieve, a linguist at Aston University in the UK, has created a series of maps breaking down where residents are most likely to use offensive words such as f**k and ‘sh**’. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk I’m not totally … Continue reading

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Social Media Comes to the Rescue in the Wellington Floods

5m ago @CallahanMusic_ tweeted: “Just a shout out to the people affected ..” – read what others are saying and join the conversation. Source: twitter.com One of the great things about communities is how they rally together in times of … Continue reading

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Twitter is experimenting with a mute feature in its mobile apps – The Verge

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Twitter is experimenting with a mute feature in its mobile apps The Verge One of the most-requested features for Twitter’s mobile apps may be on the cusp of arriving. Luigi Cappel‘s insight: This … Continue reading

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Foursquare’s new notifications and the future of contextual mobile …

See a 20 minute preso from Foursquare at Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Foursquare’s new notifications and the future of contextual mobile experiences. Dec 18th. For the last year I’ve been obsessed with a new breed of mobile applications that … Continue reading

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Twitter Launches India Blog – The Next Web

See on Scoop.it – Creating Great Blogs Twitter Launches India Blog The Next Web Twitter has always been available in India, but the company — which holds its IPO tomorrow — has stepped up a gear by launching an India-specific … Continue reading

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