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Twitter’s Brush with Death

You might have missed it, but over the weekend, Twitter died.Indeed, the #RIPTwitter hashtag was trending worldwide. (I’ll let others ponder the metaphysics of a social medium serving as the platform for its own condolences.)It turns out, however, that Twitter wasn’t quite dead yet. Really, it’s getting better, reassured Jack (@jack) Dorsey, Twitter’s CEO, in a tweet Saturday afternoon:“Twitter is live. Twitter is real-time. Continue reading →

The intrinsic and extrinsic value of academic blogging #LTHEchat

I’m not new to running or paricipating in tweet chats, in fact I’ve done a fair few over the last few years. And loved each for their own individual characteristics – here is a write up on two particular ways of running one. This time I took part / facilitating in the 31st LTHEchat with my good friend Sue Beckingham. The invitation was broad and open to interpretation (scary!) but with help and discussion I settled on blogging, or more specifically academic blogging. Continue reading →

Reverse Image Promotion- What To Do When you are Not Given Due Credit?

As a blogger, my main aim is to provide quality content and leads so that I can reach out to as many people as possible. To achieve this goal, for every content we work on, we need to focus on two things: First, it should have good information and could also be interactive and interesting. Fiona Harvey's insight: Useful technique for sourcing images and correctly citing their use. You can also see the technique for finding out who is using your images. See it on Scoop. Continue reading →