An ‘Auto DM’ is usually a spam message sent to your private inbox on Twitter. ‘DM’ stands for ‘Direct Message”, which is Twitter’s way of allowing friends to discuss things in private. It is direct message because this message goes directly to you and no one else can see it. Read More
There are so many ways to use social media now, with more and more applications, services and tools appearing that claim to be bigger, better and beefier than the rest. We feel that we need to connect to all or at least some of them, so as not to miss out on the next big craze. Personally, I love a new way of connecting to people, but some users just cannot cope with the amount of accounts that they feel they “should” be signed up to.
Many people have decided enough is enough and have chosen to use just a few of the top SM sites and forget about the rest – they feel it’s overkill and unnecessary. Read More
Long gone are they days when there were only a few celebrities on our social networks. Now, they are taking full advantage of it and you can find many celebs crawling all over networks such as Twitter, Google+ and Facebook, and some even blogging on the micro-blog site Tumblr. It is certainly becoming big business.
Fans are flocking to these sites to follow stars of music, TV and film causing celebs to have the most followers on Twitter. You do notice however that not many celebs actually follow people back. Maybe that isn’t fair – they do follow a lot of people back, but not in relation to how many are following/friending them. This means you will only see what they say, they won’t see what you say unless you specifically mention them by using the @ but even then it will be difficult for them to pick out your message as their timeline whizzes past. However, fans do not seem to mind, as they are reading that one of their idols had an amazing time at a celeb party or important information about new releases. They want to be a part of the celebrities lives and to connect in some way. Read More
What is XeeMe? (Previously known as XeeSM)
Organise your social footprint
XeeMe is a great way to organize all of your social profiles in one place. If you are like me and have various accounts in many places, it’s sometimes hard to get at them quickly. Well, with XeeMe you can store them all in one convenient, structured system. One click and you are there. Read More
Many people reading this post will not only have heard of Empire Avenue, but also be hooked to some degree on the social media game of the moment. I’ve already written a post about EAv some time ago, so if you aren’t familiar with the concept, check it out here. Read More