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In this great post at Mashable, Leah Betancourt profiled five journalists, including yours truly, and asked why we use social media: There’s a lot of hype behind measuring social media ROI. But what about the payoff on an individual basis? Those who invest time into social media on a daily basis need to see a … Read more
The shootings at Fort Hood sparked a lot of traffic on Twitter. I came across some interesting tweets from Joe Ruiz and Jordan Ghawi in San Antonio: The link takes you to RadioReference.com, and it lets you listen to scanner traffic in jurisdictions all over the country — including police departments near Fort Hood. Very … Read more
It seems like every week someone in the media is complaining about Twitter and trivial tweets. The naysayers are probably not following the right people (if they’re following anyone at all). One way to find interesting people on Twitter who share your interests is by using a URL shortening service. Most Web addresses are too … Read more
If you’re researching a topic related to the federal government, chances are the Government Accountability Office has already looked into the issue and published a detailed report about it. Now the GAO, the nonpartisan investigative arm of Congress, is going all social media on us by setting up accounts on Twitter and YouTube. Related: A … Read more