Kjell Gunnar Bleivik 06.01.2010 Status: May be updated with additional information.
Kjell Gunnar Bleivik 05.15.2010 Status: May be updated with additional information.
Why does facebook now get more visitors than Google and twitter are used by Barak Obama, Bill Gates, the Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg and many other influential people? The answer is simple. You connect with family, existing friends former colleagues and get new friends. Twitter is a two way messaging platform used to send and receive short messages to your followers and broadcast your message to the world. The American Red Cross uses Twitter to broadcast disaster alerts etc. to the world, and disasters are often discovered first on Twitter. While writing this short article and looking at the top twets a story about the Opera web browser stating Opera 10.52 for Mac and Windows released today. That is an important message to me since I have subjectively rated the Opera web browser as the most secure for online shoppers. Cnn uses FaceBook, Twitter and YouTube in their daily news reporting. Social media creates communities. It can be compared to a newspaper that fires all its employees, slams the doors open for the public to join and create content.
And companies like Opera use it. As an example
So what does Twitter do for businesses?
Twitter is a communication platform that helps businesses stay connected to their customers. As a business, you can use it to quickly share information with people interested in your company, gather real-time market intelligence and feedback, and build relationships with customers, partners and other people who care about your company. As an individual user, you can use Twitter to tell a company (or anyone else) that you've had a great—or disappointing—experience with their business, offer product ideas, and learn about great offers.
Source: twitter 101.
Twitter is minimalism in practice, you send short messages via the web or your mobile phone and it is very simple to register and get followers. Like every important sites it has its own search engine that come close to a real time search engine. Here are some related links:
- How to tweet about YouTube on Twitter
- Share photos on Twitter
- Feed your blog to twitter
- Shorten long URLs
- Trendsmap Real time local twitter trends
- facebook twitter integration
- Joel Comm
- Short URLs for Twitter with analytics
- A simple URL shortener
- Bing: Enhanced Cooperation with Facebook on Search
“This is a historic day. We have reached a breakthrough in the most important outstanding issue between Norway and the Russian Federation,” said Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg.
The agreement will be announced today in a joint statement by the Foreign Ministers of Norway and the Russian Federation. It is based on the joint statement, which Prime Minister Stoltenberg and President Medvedev will sign today.
A good video from Facebook Protest.
Www-toolbar is a colletion of international and regional links to:
- International organizations.
that we have found surfing the web since its start. Below you find some important resources:
- 101 Dumbest moments in Business
- How to succeed in business in China
- Internet timeline
- United Nations
- UN System
- UN Developement Program
- UN Permanent Mission
- UN Volunteers Programme
- Web Growth
- WTO Doha
- EU Commissioner for External Trade
- Babel Fish Translate
- Online Newspapers
- Committee to Protect Journalists
- Democratic voice of Burma
- National Parliaments
- Parline Database
- Parlit Database
- Governments on the WWW
- Microcredit Summit
- CNN MostPopular
- News Netcraft
- Video on the Net
- Rojo - Free RSS and Atom reader
- World Wide Words
- Etymology dictionary
- The Phrase Finder
- The meanings and origins of saysings and phrases
- Save The Internet
- Al Jazeera
- Al Jazeera English
- Google in 1998