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A video looping site #filibernie - C-SPAN is on now…

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Posted: December 11th, 2010
at 3:46pm by Koookiecrumbles


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Twitter Has a Secret Reputation

Onstage at Web 2.0 Summit, Twitter founder Evan Williams revealed, when asked by interviewer John Battelle "How do you pick 'Who to Follow'?," that Twitter has a private reputation score for every user. AAccording to Williams, Twitter's "science and math people" have systems which gauge who you follow and who the people you follow follow and try to find 'Who to Follow' relevance in the overlap. He didn't make it clear how the individual user reputation score was measured. A"We might make it public," he said regarding the score, "But it has to evolve more.

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Posted: November 17th, 2010
at 9:45pm by Koookiecrumbles


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Pulse of the Tweeters

If you really want to know the most influential people tweeting on the hot topics of the day, go to pulseofthetweeters.com. The website went online in May and has been tracking the top trending topics from Twitter in real time ever since. AThe website was created in the laboratory of Alok Choudhary, John G. Searle Professor and chair of electrical engineering and computer science at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. It grew out of the thesis project of Ph.D. candidate Ramanathan Narayanan. A"The question we're really asking is: whose opinions are most interesting and influential on any given topic?" Narayanan said.

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Posted: October 1st, 2010
at 3:27pm by Koookiecrumbles


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4 Twitter Tips from Penelope Trunk

Penelope Trunk gives 4 tips on how to get more followers on Twitter: focus on quality over quantity, get a writing partner, focus on happiness and be black on twitter.

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Posted: September 29th, 2010
at 1:09pm by Koookiecrumbles


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How To Be Black Online

Following last week’s "How Black People Use Twitter"… this is a different take on the subject, a more visual take if you will.

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Posted: September 20th, 2010
at 8:35am by Black Ock


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How Black People Use Twitter

In April, Edison Media Research released a survey which found that nearly one-quarter of people on Twitter are African-American; the firm noted this was "approximately double the percentage of African-Americans in the current U.S. population." -Slate

Slate’s How Black People Use Twitter article created a minor trending and dying uproar among the internet’s (supposed) black community.A This article maybe be a vaportrend, seeing as the stats are most definitely wrong in the first place.A Why would we assume that people with black avatars on twitter are black

I was a little taken aback by the #browntwitterbird, but Imani J. Walker let me know I wasn’t alone.A Both are interesting reads.

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Posted: September 2nd, 2010
at 10:30am by Black Ock


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