Wrong Ways To Use Hashtags

Hashtags are amazing. Not just because they offer such a clever way of grouping content, searching and adding context. Not even because they were used on IRC long before Twitter even thought of. It is because they have invaded the public consciousness in an irrevocable way that will continue to affect our world for generations to come. Continue reading

How Do You Deal With Twitter Mistakes?

The internet is full of examples of Twitter mistakes made by even the most professional users. Some that stand out were media sources announcing the death of the still giving Gabriel Giffords in 2011, the accidental leak of Listen With Friends on Facebook, and of course many direct messages posted as tweets that revealed embarrassing information. Such as when Michael Jordan’s son propositioned a porn star, asking her for ’round two’. Continue reading