Comic Relief is a good cause. But has their ill-judged #twitrelief campaign turned the tide of public opinion against them?
Forgoing the usual bath of beans, the Comic Relief organisers have found a new way for the great and the good to demean themselves for charity. By talking to dirty, pointless scrubbers like you.
Back when the world was young and Twitter was new and exciting, a tradition developed. Every Friday, the users of the burgeoning social media site would take the time to promote their friends. They’d explain why a certain person was interesting, and tag it #FollowFriday.
If I’d have told you 24 hours ago that The Guardian were the UK newspaper that used Twitter most effectively, you’d have believed me.
And then came the #guardianexclusive. Oh, well done Guardian Sport. To quote another sporting foot-shooter, “take a bow, son.”
Anyone who reads Econsultancy might well have noticed a recent post about a startup called Twadges. The firm promises to provide Twitter users with Foursquare style badges to mark any notable “achievements” in a user’s lifetime. Now I don’t know which badges they will be offering, but I’ve had a few ideas. And here’s a […]
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